Celebrate March 5 with these festive specials.
The carnival season begins with parades in Catholic strongholds like Brazil, Venice, Uruguay, Trinidad and Tobago, and New Orleans.
One of the highlights in this year’s parade — an annual celebration in the southwestern town of Eppingen since 2003 — was a handcart being pulled by witches with a pot placed over a real fire.
The final day's events included ice skating in the Campo San Polo, a youth carnival in Zelarino, a mask contest in the Piazza San Marco and a street show at the Piazza Ferretto.
Massive crowds took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo over the weekend as the country celebrated its annual Carnival.
To help you widen your waist before the solemn Christian celebration of Lent begins Wednesday, here are 12 recipes representing Louisana traditions.
A number of groups last year organized excursions, bringing refugees and Germans citizens to Carnival events together to educate the newcomers about the religious celebrations.
The New York City Caribbean Carnival Parade also known as the the West Indian Day Parade with take place on Sept. 5.
Parades, dance and music performances brought the curtains down on the games as Tokyo, host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, took the flag.
Just a week after Brazil's annual carnival, the country's former president is set to defend himself in court.
Mardi Gras in the U.S. dates back to 1699, with roots in European pagan and Catholic traditions.
The two-week festival draws visitors from all over the world.
Get the full list and schedule of the weekend's events, including the parade.
The identity of the 21-year-old student has not yet been released.
Some at the funeral criticized the Haitian government for being lax on safety standards, which they say led to the tragedy.