2016 Date : May 28th, 2016.
Atlanta celebrated the Annual Atlanta Caribbean Carnival festivals.
The Carnival will be celebrated on Saturday, May 28th 2016
A parade will be started from 'Ralph McGill near Peachtree Center Blvd' and ending with 'Festival Village on Martin Luther King Jr Dr SE'.
This celebration promises one of the largest and best ever to Downtown, Atlanta, GA.
The carnival shows the variety of sights, sounds and tastes of the Caribbean.
It is a communal festival or parade in the streets. People frequently dress up in costumes for the festivals.
Long ago, the Catholic religion followers have started the tradition of a costume festival in Lent. In Italy started the tradition of holding a costume festival right of Lent. At this time Catholics were not supposed to eat meat during Lent, this festival was called ‘carnevale’ — which means “to put away the meat.” As years passed, carnivals in Italy became quite popular and the celebrations spread to France, Spain, and all the Catholic countries in Europe. The French, Spanish, and Portuguese commenced to get direct of the Americas and other parts of the world their tradition of rejoicing carnival of them.
In 19th century, there are six million slaves are carried out to the Caribbean.
In 1836 and 1917, many people from Europe, west and central Africa, southern China, and India were carried out to the Caribbean as laborers.
An important part of Caribbean festivals are the ancient African tradition of parading through villages in costumes and masks. This is supposed to carry good fortune, to restore to health problems, and relax angry relations who had passed away.
In the Americas, dance and music civilization distorted the in the early hours carnival celebrations with African drum beats, big puppets, attach fighters, and stilt dancers embarked on to make their facade in the carnival festivities.
In all around the world, Catholic Europeans arrangement the outposts and went into the slave agreement, carnival obtained root. Brazil is famous for its carnival, as is Mardi Gras in Louisiana. Atlanta Carnival festivities 2009 are now originate all over the Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, Grenada, Dominica, Haiti, Cuba, St. Thomas, St. Marten, Belize, Panama, Canada , United States, Brooklyn, Miami, and Toronto.