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    • Carnaval en Espa ña by Teryn B. Odom
    • What is Carnaval?
      • A festival usually involving a/some public demonstration/s such as parades, parties, and/or other celebrations.
      • People dress up/masquerade themselves, dance, eat, drink, and celebrate together during this time.
    • Where is Carnaval celebrated?
      • All over the world!
        • Europe
        • Asia
        • South America
        • North America
      • But let's focus on Spain!
    • When is Carnaval?
      • Usually occurs immediately before Lent (Catholic time of abstinence and fasting)
      • Most big events usually occur in February.
    • Who celebrates Carnaval?
      • Most people (of all ages) in Spain celebrate it, although some towns/cities have bigger celebrations than others.
    • History of Carnaval
      • In the Catholic Church, this time was used to dispose of rich foods and drinks to prepare for the 40 days of lent.
      • Similar festivals, in pre-Christian times include the ancient Roman festivals of Saturnalia and Bacchanalia
      • Some of the most well-known traditions, including carnival parades and masquerade ball masquerading, were first recorded in medieval Italy and then spread out into Europe and its colonies.
      • Carnaval was prohibited during the 40 year Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco.
    • Modern-day Carnaval
      • Today in Spain, the most vibrant of all Carnaval festivals can be found in C ádiz, Tenerife, Sitges, Tarragona, and Badajoz.
      • The festival has become a large tourist attraction and may be declared UNESCO World Heritage of Mankind and Tenerife a UNESCO World Heritage site as a result of their extravagant celebrations.
      • People dress up, have parties, dance, have parades, eat, drink, and enjoy each others' company during this time.
    • Vocabulario del Carnaval
    • Questions?
    • Bibliography
      • http://rpmedia.ask.com/ts?u=/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/67/Carnival_Costume_in_Trinidad.jpg/250px-Carnival_Costume_in_Trinidad.jpg
      • http://www.dondeviajar.net/004870/carnaval-en-espana-cadiz-y-tenerife/
      • http://www.yukiba.com/upl/server/uploads/1273943355-port-of-spain-Trinidad-and-Tobago-South-America-Port-of-Spain.png
      • http://www.visit-western-spain.com/cubic/datos/docs/doc_55/imag_743_carnaval_badajoz_2007_22.jpg
      • http://shaunphilly.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/saturnaliasetting.jpg
      • http://www.hueber.de/sixcms/media.php/36/Sp31-Carnaval.pdf
      • http://www.destination360.com/travel/events/mardi-gras/carnival-in-spain
      • http://blog.lib.umn.edu/zerot001/architecture/questions.gif