Do You Know the Unique Ways CARNIVAL Is Celebrated Around the World?

It’s a spectacle, for sure!

Faye Remedios
Created by Faye Remedios
On Feb 13, 2023
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From brilliantly colored floats to the quirkiest of costumes, carnival, with its enticing music, parades, and celebrations, is one big party celebrated in over 50 countries worldwide. Now, we know that it alludes to the Roman Catholic practice of foregoing the consumption of meat, sugar, and fat during the abstinence period of Lent. But as far as the celebrations themselves are concerned, how much do we know about them? Enough to score big on this quiz? There’s only one way to find out.

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Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival is registered as the ___ carnival in the world in the Guinness Book of Records.

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Tradition holds that According to Venice’s Carnival got its start in ___, when townspeople celebrated a victory over the Patriarch of Aquileia.

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Who said this: “An American has not seen the United States until he has seen Mardi Gras in New Orleans.” 

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Carnival in the Trinidad and Tobago stemmed from ___ music.

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Where can you find this ceremony: Entierro de la Sardina?

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During the Spanish Civil War and Francesco Franco’s dictatorship, Carnestoltes was completely banned in ____.

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Spanning three weeks, the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the closest in style to the Rio de Janeiro one. Where is this held?

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The Rijeka Carnival is believed to be based on the spring equinox festivals of Serbian tribes and is held in ____.

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A Mardi Gras tradition, what is the purple, gold, and green brioche called that hides a tiny plastic baby Jesus?

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Cologne Carnival Season, which is known as “the fifth season of the year”, officially begins on 11th November at 11:11 am and ends on Ash Wednesday. It is held in…

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