CARNIVAL PARADE

Carnival is an important cultural event Festivities include “jump-up” parades with beautifully colored costumes, floats, and live bands, as well as beauty contests and other competitions.

Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, masks, and a public street party. People wear masks and costumes during many such celebrations, allowing them to lose their everyday individuality and experience a heightened sense of social unity.