|Haiti Carnival Welcomes Everybody to Sing, Dance and Enjoy!|
Haiti Carnival is the biggest and the most awaited celebration in Haiti, as well as the Caribbean Islands. This celebration is a very lively celebration that involves colorful parades, enchanting music and traditional dances. This yearly celebration is accompanied by millions of Diasporas, Haitians and worldwide tourists. Haitians marks this Carnival as the beginning of their holiest times of the year.
It is concluded by consuming all kind of fats on Tuesday at home, before the beginning of the Easter.Haiti Carnival usually begins at the end of January and ends up in February. Every corner of the country is filled with delighting traditional colors. Whether it is the Port- Au-Prince or Jacmel or any other part of Haiti, every Haitian becomes alive by participating in the traditional parade, music and dance.
As this is the biggest party of the Caribbean Island, millions of tourist all over the world awaits to attend this special celebration. Haitians encourages tourists to get involved in the traditional singing, dancing and parades; over the overwhelming beats of lively rhythms, colors and the blinding lights. People those who witness it says that the event is really amazing as this festival is marked by spectacular parades on the streets that features pageants, floats, elaborate costumes, masked balls, great dancing and seductive music.
In Haiti, the word Carnival was derived from 'Carnavale' which means Meat Farewell. According to the natives the Carnival is a time for Mardi-Gras, which is celebrated on the last day of the Carnival. Mardi-Gras is commonly known as Fat-Tuesday in Haiti as almost every variety of fat is consumed at home on this day. The following day after Mardi-Gras is called as Ash-Wednesday, which a beginning of the Penitential Season of lent in the Christian Churches. Penitential Season is a forty-day season, which prohibits Roman Catholics from consuming meat. Carnival in Haiti can be considered as the last opportunity for indulgence, revelry that involves drinking, music and food.
Haiti Carnival initiates the holiest times of the year that further leads in abstinence and repentance. Millions of Christians from every corner of world gathers for this event to immerse in the rebirth and the prayer of forgiveness. This Carnival commences the biggest celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.