Tag Archives: Carnival

16Sep/17

Oktoberfest kicks off for the 184th round with heightened security

MUNICH, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 16, 2017) (REUTERS) – The 184th annual edition of Oktoberfest started on Saturday (September 16), with a horse-and-carriage parade, carnival rides, oompah bands and beer-swigging revelry – as tradition dictates, of course. Continue reading

28Aug/17

Revellers enjoy last day of London carnival

Revellers at London’s Notting Hill Carnival enjoyed a second day of festivities on Monday as the sun came out for the last day of Europe’s biggest street party. Ciara Lee reports. Continue reading

27Aug/17

London’s mayor pledges justice for tower fire as carnival begins

LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (AUGUST 27, 2017) (BBC) -One of London’s most colourful and noisy events – a weekend carnival to celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture – started on Sunday (August 27) with an opening ceremony that paid tribute to the victims of Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading

07Feb/16
samba dancer Diana Prado performs in a carnival parade

Rio revellers pay tribute to Michael Jackson in street Carnival band

Rio de Janeiro revellers gather at a Michael Jackson-themed street Carnival party amid concerns of the rapidly spreading mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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17Feb/15

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, marches in Carnival parade in Sao Paulo

Brazilian soccer legend, Zico, takes part in a massive Carnival parade as one of Sao Paulo’s best samba schools honours Japan. Zico is a former coach of the Japanese national soccer team.
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14Feb/15

Carnival street party celebrates Rio´s 450th anniversary

A lively carnival street party in Copacabana celebrates 450 years of Rio de Janeiro as well as the French-Brazilian relationship.
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10Feb/15

Excitement builds in Rio as carnival approaches

The final touches are added to the Sambadrome before tourists and revellers flock to the stadium and the streets for carnival.
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