The Carnival of Ivrea

carnivalThe Carnival of Ivrea, which started to be celebrated in 1808, is not only one of the oldest one but also one of the most popular festivals in the world. In fact, it is well known not only in Italy but also abroad, and it is mentioned in both schoolbooks and university ones, due to the anthropology aspect of the event.

There are several main characters, such as the miller’s daughter, the Mugnaia in Italian, having the General at her side. They have to guarantee the correct proceedings of the Carnival.

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Carnival in the Canary Islands

Carnival Canary IslandsCarnival is in the air and we want to show you a different kind of holyday that combines carnival and sea. Where? In the Canary Islands, Tenerife and Gran Canaria every year carnival is a very important event as picturesque and representative of the spirit and traditions of the Canario people.

Every year there are events, exhibitions, concerts and parties, linked in a double way with local traditions and the stereotype of Brazilian parades. In the whole Canary Islands archipelago each edition  is organized by the Canaria Carnival Community, so that the events are programmed also in the other “minor” islands as Lanzarote, Fuerteventura, La Palma, El Hierro and La Gomera.

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