Archivo de la etiqueta: carnival in Spain


Did you know  Carnival had its origin as a pagan festival in ancient Egypt, then this popular festival was adopted by the Roman Catholic Christian church in Europe as the festival of Carne Vale. The word Carnival is made up of two Latin words: carne, meaning flesh,  and vale, meaning farewell. The Carnival marks the beginning of Lent. Nowadays it’s celebrated in many countries around the world.
Here you have links to the 5 most popular Carnival in the world:

a) Carnival in Tenerife                  b) Carnival in Notting Hill (London)

c) Carnival in Venice     d) Carnival in Rio de Janeiro    e) Carnival in Cadiz