Cuban girls dance on the top of the allegorical float during the fiesta of Carnival, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, 27 July 2008. Carnival in Santiago de Cuba is a large public celebration which is held - contrary to the other Latin American carnivals - in the summer. The carnival tradition dates back to the 17th century when the Spanish festival of Santiago (St. James) was mixed with street dancing parades of the Black African slaves. Nowadays comparsas, carnival groups of dancers and musicians,...more »
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Date > 27 Jul 2008
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