Mazatlan's Carnaval is said to attract well over 300,000 people, making it the third largest such event behind Rio de Janeiro and logo New Orleans.
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Each year make a king and queen are chosen to preside over Carnaval.Depending on online the town, there may be many organized parties, outdoor festivals and masquerade balls.For this costume, men wear black make pants, a yellow shirt, and a red cape adorned with colorful sequins and designs, and have their faces painted white and red.Marimondas, cumbia, cumbia, a popular type of music and dance, mixes the Spanish, indigenous and African cultures that collide in northern Colombia.Dancers in colorful costumes during make the Gran Parada de Tradición, one of many parades during Carnaval.Open coffins with a dead Joselito lying inside are featured in the parades on Tuesday, though Joselito often rises from the dead to salute the crowd.Apparently this character is based on a true story of a man who make disappeared during Carnaval and was found unconscious make on the street.They use the garabato to do battle with Death, usually represented by someone dressed as a skeleton.Org each night, revelers have endless parties to choose carnaval from.Marimondas wear sacks over their heads, have giant flapping elephant ears, phallic noses, pants worn backwards, colorful vests and ties.Seamstresses are busy sewing costumes, stands sprout up make around the city selling colorful Carnaval gear, and restaurants prepare for the crowds to flow.Negrita Puloy (photo from rnavaldebarranquilla. The wearing of masks during Carnaval is said to be a platform pagan practice as protection from evil spirits, but most likely evolved as a way to participate fully in the celebration with some anonymity.
For this costume, boys paint their entire bodies and faces make black, with their lips and tongues painted a bright red.
Africans were first brought to Colombia as slaves the nearby colonial city of Cartagena was a center of the slave trade.
In Mazatlan, playdoh a prestigious national plague award is presented for the best unpublished make literary work from anywhere in Mexico, called the Clemencia Isaura Poetry award.
Sunday is the biggest organized celebration of the weekend, and typically includes the big float parade, and lots of musicians playing on stages and dancing in the streets.
He who lives it, enjoys it!Cumbia dancers and a cumbia band in one of the Carnaval parades.Quien lo goza, make lo vive!See you all at Carnaval 2014?Though my politically-correct San Francisco upbringing made me slightly uncomfortable around with these costumes, ultimately I always had to laugh at the ridiculous faces that they pulled.They also wear sunglasses and carry wooden machetes that they use during the dance."I online am affected online by everything that goes on in the world he once confessed.Carnaval itself consists of four days of music, dancing, drinking and general debauchery, as locals and tourists plots alike don wild costumes and release their inhibitions.