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  1. 1. Presentation General geography of the UK and the US
  2. 2. Prepared by group 5 1. Bui Thi Hanh 2. Pham Hong Nhung 3. Nguyen Thi Thao 4. Nguyen Thanh Thuy B TOPIC Notting hill carnival – an event deserves the world’s attention
  3. 3. Main parts <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Main events </li></ul><ul><li>Five main features of the carnival </li></ul><ul><li>Comments </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  4. 4. New words Percussion instruments Masquerade (Mas)
  5. 5. The Afro-Caribbean Idiophone Float
  6. 6. Places Notting Hill Great London England
  7. 8. Places Trinidad& Tobago
  8. 9. Part 1: Overview History 1950 1959 Black immigrants settled in Notting Hill Indoor in St. Pancras Town Hall 1964 1976 Outdoor on streets of Notting Hill Nearly banned due to riots Nowadays Supported by the world
  9. 10. Location & time <ul><li>Location: Streets in Notting Hill, London, England </li></ul><ul><li>Time: Three days at the end of August </li></ul><ul><li>+ A weekend </li></ul><ul><li>+ A bank holiday </li></ul>
  10. 11. Parade routes Great Western Road Chepstow Road Westbourne Grove Ladbroke Grove
  11. 12. Brazilian Rio de Janeiro Festival Notting Hill carnival <ul><li>The largest exciting carnival in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>The second largest street party in the world </li></ul>
  12. 13. II. Main events Notting Hill Carnival Panorama (Saturday, August 29th) Children’s Day (Sunday, August 30th) Adult’s day (Monday, August 31st)
  13. 14. Panorama <ul><li>Steel band competition </li></ul><ul><li>An annual Pre-carnival event </li></ul>
  14. 15. Children’s day <ul><li>Shorter parade route </li></ul><ul><li>All activities for children </li></ul>
  15. 16. Adult’s day <ul><li>Beautiful floats </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>Gorgeous masquerades </li></ul>
  17. 18. Music show
  18. 19. 2008 2009  This is an evolving annual carnival with more and more beautiful costumes and parades, which attracts many tourists all over the world.
  19. 20. III. Five main features of the carnival <ul><li>Mas or Masquerade </li></ul><ul><li>Calypso </li></ul><ul><li>Soca </li></ul><ul><li>Steel pan </li></ul><ul><li>Sound systems </li></ul>
  20. 21. Mas Parades along streets
  21. 22. Special costumes covered by feathers
  22. 23. Tower puppetry structures
  23. 24. Origin in the days of slavery Art of making costumes Trinidadians Africans Special features in Afro-Caribbean communities’ culture
  24. 25. Every year One million hours  make costumes Months  practice for parades Masquerades in the carnival are held on a great scale Attract hundreds of tourists thanks to more and more elaborate costumes
  25. 26. Calypso <ul><li>Become </li></ul><ul><li>+ A traditional music of Trinidad and Tobago </li></ul><ul><li>+ A style of Afro-Caribbean music </li></ul><ul><li>Originate from Trinidad and Tobago </li></ul>
  26. 27. In Trinidad History reRe Calypso Calypso was an art form containing news, social and political commentary. News about any topic on the island
  27. 28. Soca <ul><li>Melody: </li></ul><ul><li>+ The modern evolution of Calypso </li></ul><ul><li>+ A combination of Calypso and Caribbean music </li></ul><ul><li>Style: Dance music with strong rhythm sections </li></ul><ul><li>Origin: Trinidad and Tobago </li></ul>
  28. 29. Typical instruments Bass Drum set Trombone Trumpet
  29. 30. Steel pan Steel drum containers Steel pan + Origin: Trinidad + Other name: Steel drum Classification: + Percussion instrument + Idiophone ;Drum tradition of Africa
  30. 31. Sound systems <ul><li>The combination of Jamaican, African and other Caribbean music forms </li></ul><ul><li>40 sound systems carried by floats along parade routes </li></ul>
  31. 32. Five features The diversity of Black communities’ cultures The unity of Afro-Caribbean tradition The carnival of “Unity in diversity”
  32. 33. Comments Notting Hill Carnival cuts across race, gender, age, ability and class . Past Nowadays +Celebrate multi-cultural identity of Afro-Caribbean communities + make friends + Celebrate the abolition of slavery + Bring Black people together
  33. 34. Conclusion Notting Hill Carnival is not only an own festival of Black communities but also mankind’s great party, which expresses international friendship.
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  35. 36. I. Decide whether these statements are true or false. Correct the wrong information. <ul><li>Notting Hill Carnival was organized outdoors in 1959. </li></ul><ul><li>The carnival takes place on the streets of Trinidad during three days at the beginning of August. </li></ul><ul><li>Notting Hill Carnival is usually considered to be the largest street party in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>A group of participants who dance and parade in complex costumes through scheduled streets is called “a Mas band”. </li></ul>Exercise
  36. 37. II. Fill in each blank with one suitable word <ul><li>There are about ………… sound systems carried by over ………. hundred floats on the streets of the carnival. </li></ul><ul><li>Soca, the modern evolution of ……………, originated from Trinidad and Tobago. </li></ul><ul><li>Calypso is known as the ………… of Trinidad and Tobago. </li></ul><ul><li>Participants often spend ……….million hours to create elaborate and colorful costumes </li></ul>
  37. 38. Thank You For Your Attention