Carnival Celebrations this Week


People take part in the “The Burial of the Sardine” funeral procession, which marks the end of carnival festivities, in Madrid, Spain, February 10, 2016. (Photo by Juan Medina/Reuters)



People take part in the “The Burial of the Sardine” funeral procession, which marks the end of carnival festivities, in Madrid, Spain, February 10, 2016. “Mourners” carry a coffin with a mock sardine through the streets to celebrate the countdown to Lent. Spanish painter Francisco de Goya's painting “El entierro de la sardina” (The Burial of the Sardine) was inspired by this tradition, which started in Madrid in the 18th century, around the time of Spanish King Carlos III. (Photo by Juan Medina/Reuters)



Revellers Mariki (R) and Aida, called “Las presas ibericas”, pose in fancy costumes during the Carnival of Cadiz, southern Spain February 9, 2016. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



Revellers in fancy costumes are seen during the Carnival of Cadiz, southern Spain February 9, 2016. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



A reveller in fancy costume drinks during the Carnival of Cadiz, southern Spain February 9, 2016. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



Revellers wait behind their set before performing during the Carnival of Cadiz, southern Spain February 9, 2016. The carnival will run until February 14. (Photo by Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters)



Revellers wearing masks take part in the last day of the annual Carnival parade in Panama City February 9, 2016. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)



Revellers enjoy the last day of the annual Carnival parade in Panama City February 9, 2016. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)



A young reveller enjoys the last day of the annual Carnival parade in Panama City February 9, 2016. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)



A reveller wearing a mask takes part in the last day of the annual Carnival parade in Panama City February 9, 2016. (Photo by Carlos Jasso/Reuters)



Revellers sit on a fake coffin containing a human skull as they take part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



A reveller uses a whip as he takes part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Revellers take part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Revellers take part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Revellers take part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



Revellers take part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



A reveller takes part in the Carnival 2016 parade in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 9, 2016. Carnival celebrations on Sunday were canceled due to the eruption of violent anti-government protests. (Photo by Andres Martinez Casares/Reuters)



A reveler performs during of 2016 National Carnival Parade on February 9, 2016, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The name of the carnival for this year is Ayiti Toutan, in Haitian creole,(Haiti always). Yesterday was suspended the first day of carnival by the political situation affecting Haiti. The name in Haitian creole of the carnival for this year is “Ayiti Toutan” (Haiti Always). The launch of the carnival the previous day was suspended tdue to the political situation affecting Haiti. (Photo by Hector Retamal/AFP Photo)



Revellers attend a carnival party in a neighborhood in Olinda, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)



Revellers takes a selfie during a carnival party in a neighborhood in Olinda, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)



Revellers attend a carnival party in a neighborhood in Olinda, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters)



A reveller parades during the annual block party known as “To de Bowie” (Meanwhile, I'm with David Bowie), in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)



A reveller parades during the annual block party known as “To de Bowie” (Meanwhile, I'm with David Bowie), in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)



Revellers parade during the annual block party known as “To de Bowie” (Meanwhile, I'm with David Bowie), in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)



Revellers parade during the annual block party known as “To de Bowie” (Meanwhile, I'm with David Bowie), in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)



Revellers parade during the annual block party known as “To de Bowie” (Meanwhile, I'm with David Bowie), in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil February 9, 2016. (Photo by Paulo Whitaker/Reuters)





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