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Aruba Carnival

  • By Gerry and 1 other
  • Last Update: 5 years ago
  • Aruba

The Aruba Carnival is also called Bacchanal as it is dedicated to the Roman god of wine Bacchus and the Greek one Dionysus.

The celebrations include a variety of food, music - from the Antilles and Latin America to the Netherlands and English-Caribbean, also dancers and singers in lavish costumes.

The festivities conclude with a Grand Parade and Burning of Momo. The last day is Ash Wednesday.

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