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Boukman EKSPERYANS - Zombi Sanmanman - Kanaval 2016

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The word Carnival is made up of two Latin words, 'carne', meaning flesh and 'vale', meaning farewell-- thus, "Carnevale" means "to put away the meat". It is celebrated in Haiti with colorful grand parades of floats with elaborate costumes. The final Carnival week is celebrated in a sophisticated manner. There are musical competitions, cultural shows, and displays of specific characters in the parades dedicated to the Carnival are some of the major highlights of this annual event. The carnival parades are opportunities for making political statements as well.

It is unique as a festival as it incorporates the street theatre, spectator participation, fine arts, organization of artistic and musical social functions, political commentary.

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