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Class plan the carnival

  1. 1.  <br />Educationallevel:<br /> Superior<br />Degree:<br /> 3 °<br />Teacher in formation:<br /> Maria Jose Cortina Soto<br />EducationalAdviser:<br />Analida Carvajal<br />Escuela Normal Superior del distrito de barranquilla<br />
  2. 2. The Carnival of Barranquilla is the most important holiday of Barranquilla and one of the most renowned in the world. More than a million and half people, including locals and visitors annually participate in the festival, which takes place from Saturday through Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, usually in February and sometimes early March . Has a tradition of over a hundred years. The carnival season begins the second Saturday of January, when public holidays begin and festivities, however, other activities directly related to the carnival happen for most of year.<br /> <br />The Carnival of Barranquilla <br />María José cortina soto(11ºD)<br /><br /> <br />
  3. 3. Carnival is a cultural event which express and represent all cultural varieties of the Caribbean Coast, it unleashes the folklore of the region, the most diverse local cultural events, music and dancing. It is, undoubtedly, the most representative of the city, an entertainment area that annually attracts locals and visitors. Therefore, the renowned broadcaster and journalist Marco Perez Caicedo, said: "He died Pindanga, what mourning or what the hell, long live the carnival!".For its variety and cultural wealth, the Carnival of Barranquilla has won two major awards: "Cultural Heritage of the Nation ', in a statement issued by the National Congress of Colombia on November 26, 2001, and" Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity ', granted by UNESCO in Paris on November 7 2003. <br />
  4. 4. ACTIVITIES <br />Group litanies.During this time, Barranquilla and a number of outsiders who come to the city abandon the collective enjoyment, to drink and dance. The festivities, which are chaired by the Carnival Queen and King Momo, are lit from the Pre-carnival, which starts "officially"with the whistle announcing the arrival of the new year. Pre-carnival events begin with the reading of the proclamation, continue with the storming of the city, the Coronation of the Queen, the Children's Carnival, the Gay Parade, and the most important celebration of the Pre-carnival, The Guacherna, great night parade a Friday before the Saturday of Carnival, established in 1974 through the initiative of composer EsthercitaForero.<br />María José cortina soto(11ºD)<br /><br /> <br />
  5. 5. Carnival begins on the Saturday of Carnival firm with the Battle of Flowers, his central and most important act. It is a great parade of floats, head of the Queen of Carnival, followed by folk groups and bands cumbiambas first organized in 1903 by General Heriberto Arturo Vengoechea to celebrate the end of the War of the Thousand Days. Since 1991 takes place on the Via 40, after having performed for years on the Avenue Olaya Herrera (race 46), alleys HQ (race 44) and July 20 (race 43) and on the promenade of Bolivar. <br />
  6. 6. Groups and folk dance <br />The dance is a vital component of the Barranquilla Carnival, as well as folk music, litanies and costumes. The Carnival of Barranquilla can enjoy happier air coastal folklore [1], such as cumbia, puya, Jala, chandé [2], the joint, bullerengue, bird, mapalé the merecumbé, guaracha, rhythms from Africa or the musical expression of the Caribbean Sea basin, as salsa and merengue, and other rhythms like vallenato, reggaeton and tropical. <br />María José cortina soto(11ºD)<br /><br /> <br />
  7. 7. Cumbia is the main rhythm of Carnival, especially in the parades as the Battle of Flowers and The Grand Parade, where the cumbia or large groups of couples dance, the man wooing the woman, and woman flirting with it. In addition to the cumbia, highlights the mapalé, rhythm based on the movements of fish and where women and men move by contracting the abdomen, also various traditional dances daily gain greater ground in one of the carnivals world. <br /> <br />
  8. 8. Characters and costumes <br /> The list is almost endless costume of the imagination of Barranquilla for Carnival. One of the most representative costumes marimonda is the unique set of the wit Barranquilla, because the rest are of European or African. Was born when a Barranquilla, having no money to dress, came dressed with a bag, tie and trousers old, put upside down and, as a mask, a sack of flour which opened three holes, to mock the rest fellow citizens. It also is said to be a mockery of corrupt state officials. <br /> <br />María José cortina soto(11ºD)<br /><br /> <br />
  9. 9. The costume actually consists of trousers, long sleeve shirt, tie, sweater or vest, and a mask made ​​with a kind of cloth bag with three holes, lined with fabric tubes filled with a long nose, like a member virile, and ears like those of elephants, with colored shapes. This costume should always be accompanied by a whistle, rubber, known as "pea pea", which serves to express intemperate sound waste and the joy that is disguised as marimonda. Well known is the saying Barranquilla: "It is nothing but the disguise of marimonda the jumps you have to give. " Some of the characters and traditional costumes and are representative of the Barranquilla Carnival:<br />
  10. 10.  Carnival Queen• The King Momo• The People's Queen• Mary Moñitos• La Loca• The Doodle Dance• Groups of litanies• The cumbiambas• Gay Queen• The bold Puloy<br />· The Decapitated• The African• Dracula• The Marimonda• El Torito• The Congo• The monocuco• The Cabezones• The Muñeconas• El Tigrillo<br /> <br />María José cortina soto(11ºD)<br /><br /> <br />
  11. 11. According to research conducted by Mary M. Master in History Escobar Ramírez, the Carnival of Barranquilla was institutionalized until 1959 through these organizations: {1. Mary M. Escobar. Regulations and Taxation for the Carnival of Barranquilla, 1930-1970. In: First Meeting of Investigators of the Carnival of Barranquilla, uniatlantico-Editorial Enhancements editions. Barranquilla, 1999.}• In the early twentieth century worked the carnival organizers called Commissions• By 1938 there was a Carnival Celebration Board, established by decree issued by the municipality. On the other hand, joined the Women's Celebration Committee, comprised of distinguished ladies, in order to give parties greater splendor and enthusiasm.<br /> <br /> <br />institutionalization <br />María José cortina soto (11ºD)<br /> <br />
  12. 12. • The Government of the Atlantic in 1941 created the Organizing Board of the Carnival of Barranquilla.• In 1946 there is the Carnival Organizing Board.• In 1947, by agreement, establishing the Municipal Board of the Carnival, three-member Municipal Council.• In 1958 he created the Organizing Board of the Carnival of Barranquilla, which is added to the department of Atlántico.• In 1959 he created the Standing Board of the Carnival.• In the 90's created the Carnival of Barranquilla Foundation, the organization that regulates the Carnival to date.<br />