GERARDO MOLINA RAMIREZ SCHOOL CARNIVAL OF BARRANQUILLA NAME: SONIA ANDREA ORTIZ DANIELA BERROTERAN CAMILO PACHON TEACHER: Miss MARTHA ROCIO LONDOÑO SUBJECT: ENGLISH GRADE: 801 SHIFT: MORNING YEAR 2012
WHEN IS THE CARNIVAL OF BARRANQUILLA?• The Carnival of Barranquilla is the folk festival and most important cultural in Colombia. It is celebrated in April from the previous Saturday to Tuesday Ash Wednesday, usually in February, and sometimes early March.
WHERE IS THE CARNIVAL OF BARRANQUILLA?• The carnival was born of the merger between the old pagan festivals and Catholic tradition imposed austerity and penance during Lent. The carnival is celebrated four days before the start of Lent, people give to the party and revelry and disguises in an act of fun and disinhibition.
HOW LONG IS THE BARRANQUILLA’S CARNIVAL?• It has a tradition of more than one hundred years. The Carnival season begins the second Saturday in January when the holidays begin public and verbenas, however, other activities directly related to the carnival happen during much of the year.
HOW MANY PEOPLE?• More than 1 million people, visitors and locals annually participate in the festival, which takes place from Saturday through Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, usually in February, and sometimes early March.
WHAT KIND OF MUSIC THE BARRANQUILLA CARNIVAL?• Carnival is a cultural event in which all varieties express cultural and folklore of the Caribbean Coast and the most diverse local cultural events, popular music and dance. It is the most representative of the city that attracts and strangers.
WHO IS PERFORMING THE BARRANQUILLA CARNIVAL• Held Stop the Great Tradition, parade instituted in 1967, which only presents traditional folk groups, cumbiambas and extras. The Great Parade floats parade no. We also perform the Pipeline 40.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST OF CARNIVAL• The cost is 24 million in all Barranquilla Carnival
¿WHAT SPECIAL ABOUT IT BARRANQUILLA CARNIVAL?• The carnival was born of the merger between the old pagan festivals and Catholic tradition imposed austerity and penance during Lent. The carnival is celebrated four days before the start of Lent, people give to the party and revelry and disguises in an act of fun and disinhibition. The traditional costumes carnival of Barranquilla are marimonda (barranquillero single source), scribbles, Congo, El Torito and morocco, the latter of European origin. Are of laughs and scares all kinds of animal species, native and foreign, black Africans; cabezones; insane; muñecotas, super- heroes, mythological beings, gays and Death, between an almost endless number of popular inventions. Features Barranquilla Carnival masks are Torito, tiger and bear, among others. The satirical costumes and alluding to current events are of collective hilarity and cause great anticipation each year.
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