Carnivals

Rio urges Carnival visitors to stick to urban areas

Jan 30, 2018

Brazilian health authorities are urging Carnival visitors to stick to celebrations in the city of Rio de Janeiro and avoid sightseeing at waterfalls and forests where yellow fever has been detected

Embrace the Bold North in Minneapolis for Super Bowl

Jan 17, 2018

Minneapolis is the northernmost city to host a Super Bowl, and tourism officials are embracing that as they welcome visitors to the "Bold North."

Brazilian samba schools parade along Copacabana beach

Jan 7, 2018

Musicians from Rio de Janeiro's top 13 samba schools to parade along the city's Copacabana Beach

Dead-of-winter trips from northern lights to festivals

Jan 2, 2018

Shake off the January blahs by planning a trip to a snowy destination to see the northern lights, go dogsledding or enjoy a winter festival

Wyclef Jean enjoys 'global gumbo' in 'Carnival III' release

Oct 2, 2017

Wyclef Jean's first full-length album in eight years was released Sept. 12 by Legacy Recording, and coincides with the 20-year anniversary celebration of the Grammy winning "Carnival."

Electric Daisy Carnival to avoid summer heat, moves to May

Sep 9, 2017

Las Vegas' scorching summer heat might have proven to be a little too much for Electric Daisy Carnival attendees

NYC tries fencing in often-violent Caribbean celebration

Sep 3, 2017

Tens of thousands of costumed revelers will gather behind police barricades and metal detectors early Monday in New York City for a Caribbean celebration

London's Notting Hill Carnival honors tower fire victims

Aug 28, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of revelers paused during London's annual Notting Hill Carnival to remember victims of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire

AP PHOTOS: Spanish parades feature bizarre costumes, masks

Apr 6, 2017

AP PHOTOS: Spanish parades feature bizarre costumes, masks

Evangelical Rio mayor skips Carnival, drawing ire and praise

Mar 2, 2017

Rio de Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella has done the unthinkable _ He snubbed the city's legendary Carnival

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