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  1. 1. CARNIVAL
  2. 2. INDEX • What is Carnival? • Why do we celebrate it? • How is it celebrated? • When does it take place? • Where do we celebrate it? • Who participate in Carnival?
  3. 3. WHAT IS CARNIVAL? Carnival is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February.
  4. 4. WHAT IS CARNIVAL? Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party.
  6. 6. WHY DO WE CELEBRATE IT? To clarify the origin of the Carnival the experts send us to different civilizations that, without using the same concept of the holiday …
  7. 7. WHY DO WE CELEBRATE IT? … they have handled objects and utensils similar to those who are used in Carnival, and remember the remote origin that there can suppose the Bacchanalia, the saturnales and the lupercales.
  8. 8. WHY DO WE CELEBRATE IT? The Bacchanalia were holidays in Baco's honor, the saturnales to the God Saturn and the lupercales to the Pan God. The were born in the Former Greece and in the Classic Rome.
  9. 9. HOW IS IT CELEBRATED? In Cádiz carnival people dress up and they participate in a parade with the best groups in Falla´s theatre.
  10. 10. HOW IS IT CELEBRATED? There are also groups in the streets because they don´t pay or the don’t want to. These days many people go to Cadiz to see the groups.
  11. 11. WHEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE? Carnival takes place inmediatly before the Christian Lent, with variable date (between February and March). Carnival in the past
  12. 12. WHERE DO WE CELEBRATE IT? We always celebrate it in Cádiz (Andalusia). Cadiz is near to Seville and many people use to go there to celebrate it. Some others celebrate it in their villages.
  13. 13. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? Cadiz Carnival is celebrated by all the people of Cadiz, that during this time dress up and go out to sing or listen to musical groups.
  14. 14. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? The most famous groups are the chirigotas, the choirs, the comparsas and the quartets.
  15. 15. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? The chirigotas are well-known witty and satiric groups that train for the whole year to sing about politics, topics in the news, and everyday circumstances, while all of the members wear identical costumes.
  16. 16. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? The choirs are larger groups that travel through the streets on open flat-bed carts or wagons, singing, with a small ensemble of guitars and lutes.
  17. 17. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? The comparsas, perhaps the oldest, and, certainly, the most invariant carnival representation in Cádiz throughout history.
  18. 18. WHO PARTICIPATE IN CARNIVAL? The quartets, that, oddly, can be composed of five, four, or three members.
  19. 19. This presentation has been made by: -Manuel Jesús García Ortega -María García Torres -Sarai Gil Garrido -Pablo Gómez Macías -Jesús Gómez Martínez -Adela Gómez Vega -Jesús Gónzález Bejarano -Gloria Guerrero Muñoz 2ºB