How to Make Carnival Masks?

Answer Making carnival masks using a plaster bandage is a surprisingly easy technique for beginners to learn. Using plaster bandage strips and Vaseline you can create a mask that will fit perfectly to a p... Read More »

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What is the origin of carnival masks?

Carnival masks began as part of the Venetian Carnevale festival that was held to celebrate Doge Vitale Michieli II's victory over Ulrich II of Treven and indulge before Lent. The first reference to... Read More »

Why are masks worn at Carnival in Spain?

Known as Mardi Gras in other regions, Carnival or "Carnaval" in Spain is a celebration of excess before the somber period of Lent. Revelers first wore masks to hide their identities and act without... Read More »

Why Are Masks Worn at the Carnival of Venice?

Any visitor to Venice in Italy cannot avoid seeing carnival masks on display throughout the city. Today the masks are very much part of the image of Venice presented for tourists, but they have a l... Read More »

Information on Carnival Cruise Lines for Carnival Triumph?

Carnival Cruises Lines' Fun Ship, the Carnival Triumph, sails four-, five- and seven-night western Caribbean and seven-night eastern Caribbean cruises year-round from New Orleans and Galveston, Tex... Read More »