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Carnival Around the World

Carnival is celebrated all around the world in Venice, the US, Panama and Brazil, just a few of the places we highlighted.

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Venice Carnival

Masked participants stand in St. Mark’s Square during the Carnival festivities in Venice, Italy. Carnival traditionally commemorates the passing of winter, with parties, costumes and balls, in the run-up to the Christian observation of Lent.

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