Fetching fancy dress was on display at Dunkerque’s carnival, an extravaganza aimed at “recharging people’s batteries for the year ahead”. The
These are the exubiant scenes from Cologne’s carnival, which comes to a head this week.
If officially opens at 11.11am on November 11, and after a
Tens of thousands of people gathered in Rio’s Sambadrome on Monday to watch and join in the festivities of the world’s most famous carnival. The
Plenty of girls from Impanema joined the colourful crowd taking part in carnival at Rio’s famous beach. The samba sizzled as those in the parade let
Brazilians prepare to party their worries away as Carnival kicks off
Brazil’s annual Carnival celebrations have begun in earnest in Rio de Janeiro but the party risks being a little flat this year. A slumping economy
It is carnival time, well it soon will be. Friday February 13 marks the beginning of the world’s biggest and best – in Brazil. But this year, aware
A host of cities in Brazil have been forced to cancel their carnivals amid concerns over an ongoing drought. In a country known for sunshine and
One of the world’s oldest festivals, the Carnival of Venice, has begun. Thousands of tourists have crowded the city’s canals, bridges and squares to
From the beautifully-bronzed to the tightly-toned, Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro is teeming with good-looking bodies.
But how much of it is
Samba is at the heart of the world famous Rio Carnival. An iconic dance and musical genre imported by African slaves and enriched with local rhythms