Although people interchange the two traditions, they are very different. Carneval is thought of as a season, starting January 6, marking Twelfth Night, The Epiphany, and the beginning of the Season. Slide 7: As we said, Mardi Gras is celebrated all over. But each place in the world adds its own twist to their celebrations, which adds to the magic of Mardi Gras. For example, in Barranquilla, Colombia they have a three day celebration that ties in their traditional dances, costumes, and foods.
This is the 177th year of celebrating Mardi Gras in France. Mardi Gras is a celebration when french citizens cannot eat any meat to 2 days. It is celebrated by a parade that goes through different cities in France. Men and women go around the city dancing in very large elaborate costumes and celebrating Mardi Gras. Wearing big elaborate costumes is one of the big traditions when they are celebrating Mardi Gras as a parade.
Ambulance dials: 911is the universal emergency number where you can find immediate help. 4. Panama City Beach: One place which is known as the spring break capital of the world is undoubtedly Panama City Beach, Florida. Most commonly known as PCB, Panama City Beach host almost half million visitors during spring break every year. PCB Spring Break with its outdoor concerts arranged for spring breakers,
It is a kick off to lent and a welcome to spring. When Iberville got to New Orleans, he and his men had a small get together in 1812. In 1827 students wore costumes and danced around the streets. Twenty years later the very first Mardi Gras was celebrated in New Orleans. Today, people are more outgoing at Mardi Gras than they were when it first started in 1699.
In the book Soundscapes by Shelemay, it talks about the different ways where people use the music to mark segments of the life cycle. An experience that I have that is a great example of this is, during the Christmas season my family and other close relatives gather together each year to sing songs, have food and act out the story of how Jesus was born. This is what is known as “Posadas,” which is similar to a party that people from Mexico perform as part of their tradition when Christmas is about to arrive. The “Posadas” require about nine days, but now people only perform it for one or two days. During the “Posadas” we tend to sing different songs that relate to Catholic songs.
Every year in the North American, there is a big Ethiopian community sport festival .The organization invites all state sport representatives’ and supporter from all over American. It is a great celebrate party every year in the festivals. It also the palace we meet our old friends and family. I like the ideal because It the only place every Ethiopian people get together every year, in addition there is lots of fun, games, and friendships. I like these festivals because it looks like big villages of our country.
The event that I went to this summer represented a groups identity and was known as the Chicago Pride Parade. I went this summer with my two best friends Kierra and Nakiya to Chicago to visit my grandparents and other relatives. During our stay in Chicago, we saw that there was a pride parade happening on June 26th and we wanted to go because we have never been to a pride parade before. My grandparents were at first hesitant in letting us go down to the city for the Pride parade because of the Orlando shooting that just happened about two weeks prior. But my friends and I convinced my grandparents to drive us down to the city to see the parade.
The Chinese New Year is the most popular and important festival of the year. It is also known as the Spring Festival and is celebrated for 16 days. It is a time for family reunions and big dinners. Red envelopes are handed out from elders to younger kids as a sign of the new year. Other traditions are multiple recreational activities like lion dances and lantern dances.
Customs vary throughout Scotland, and usually include gift-giving and visiting the homes of friends and neighbours, with special attention given to the first-foot, the first guest of the new year.These parties would last approxity all night, or until midnight. During my second interview with my grandmother,said “ I remember playing outside all night.Everyone on my street would come to my house and laugh for hours about the past year.” Today, Scotland throws a huge party for everyone with food, music, and new
The Jesuits were an important part of the Counter-Reformation, by spreading the word of Catholicism across the world gaining new followers for the Church. According to an article in the Harvard University Press and edited by Anthony Grafton, “Jesuits” The Classical Tradition, Ignatius of Loyola founded the Jesuits and received approval from Pope Paul III by 1540. The group of Jesuits were an organized group of priests and lay brothers who spread the word of God around the world. Along with spreading the written word they also followed the vows of chastity, poverty, and obedience. The Jesuits main purpose was to practice and then teach the lessons of God to people who did not know about Christianity, that included Japan, China, Paraguay and North America.
This summer I went on a mission trip with my church to Cuba for one week. We visited our companion church which is located in Los Arabos, It is four hours away from Havana. While we are in Los Arabos the people of the community were nice enough to let us live in their homes for a week. This was my second year going and it was a lot of fun helping the people and giving back to the community. Los Arabos is the complete opposite of Havana, its more farm land and open greenery while Havana is more touristy.
Such as “rara” is a form of festival music that is used for a street procession, typically during Easter week. They showcase their arts through their dance and clothes. I used to travel to the Dominican Republic and the United Sates for summer vacation. In the Dominican Republic, my parents use to take business trips and purchase merchandises for the supermarket they own in Haiti. I learned the language and the culture
14th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Pow-Wow Please join us this year as the City hosts its 14th Annual Robert Canada Friendship Pow-Wow and experience this amazing social celebration taking place on the Furgeson Elementary Field located at 22215 S. Elaine Ave., Saturday, August 13th from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday, August 14th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. The event will include live entertainment, children’s activities, and vendor booths with food, drinks and Indian crafts for sale. The Robert Canada Friendship Pow Wow is an Annual Pow Wow in honor of former Mayor Robert Canada. It is a celebration and pays tribute to ll those who called this land home before it became America. The Pow Wow will start with a grand entry, where all the participating
Broccoli City is on a mission to turn hip hop lovers into tree huggers. The wildly successful social enterprise is leveraging its community of over 20,000 urban millennials around the world to promote healthy eating, environmental sustainability, and civic engagement. Their annual festival which takes place on April 30th of this year, features live performances by Future and Jhene Aiko, art, yoga, healthy organic vegan food and eco-friendly vendors. However, the most impressive thing that Broccoli City offers is an opportunity for young people to engage with their communities through sustainable, high impact, civic engagement. Through their Power of One https://bcfestival.com/earn-a-ticket/ campaign, festival attendees are given the opportunity to work with local organizations, city
They believed that religion gave them the right to conquer new land, because they “came to serve God and to get rich, as all men wish to do,” which Bernal Diaz del Castillo said while working with Hernán Cortés in the conquest of Mexico. Mendicant friars, Jesuits, and priests traveled across the New World to preach Catholicism in hopes of converting the non-Catholics. Religious values were one of the main motivations for conquistadors, because they felt more powerful and superior. The progress of Spanish colonization was shaped by several factors involving war, disease, and religion. The main motivation for colonization during this time period were the “Three G’s” - gold, gaining riches and wealth; glory, success during war; and gospel, spreading religion.