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Carnaval en Espana


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Carnaval en Espana

  1. 1. Carnaval en Espa ña by Teryn B. Odom
  2. 2. What is Carnaval? <ul><li>A festival usually involving a/some public demonstration/s such as parades, parties, and/or other celebrations. </li></ul><ul><li>People dress up/masquerade themselves, dance, eat, drink, and celebrate together during this time. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Where is Carnaval celebrated? <ul><li>All over the world! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>South America </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>North America </li></ul></ul><ul><li>But let's focus on Spain! </li></ul>
  4. 4. When is Carnaval? <ul><li>Usually occurs immediately before Lent (Catholic time of abstinence and fasting) </li></ul><ul><li>Most big events usually occur in February. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who celebrates Carnaval? <ul><li>Most people (of all ages) in Spain celebrate it, although some towns/cities have bigger celebrations than others. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History of Carnaval <ul><li>In the Catholic Church, this time was used to dispose of rich foods and drinks to prepare for the 40 days of lent. </li></ul><ul><li>Similar festivals, in pre-Christian times include the ancient Roman festivals of Saturnalia and Bacchanalia </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Carnaval was prohibited during the 40 year Spanish dictatorship of Francisco Franco. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Modern-day Carnaval <ul><li>Today in Spain, the most vibrant of all Carnaval festivals can be found in C ádiz, Tenerife, Sitges, Tarragona, and Badajoz. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>People dress up, have parties, dance, have parades, eat, drink, and enjoy each others' company during this time. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Vocabulario del Carnaval
  9. 9. Questions?
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