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“From the grand street parades of Brazil to the masked balls in Italy, Carnival is a global phenomenon celebrated in over 50 countries around the world. Carnival originated as a pagan festival in ancient Egypt, to usher out winter and celebrate the beginning of spring. When Alexander the Great conquered Egypt, the Ancient Greeks adopted the festival.

The Romans assimilated the festival from the Greeks, and it was later overlaid with Christian meaning to become the festival of “Carne Vale” The word, “carne” means “meat” in Latin and “vale”, means “farewell”. In the Catholic calendar “carne vale” – farewell to meat, is a feast before the fast of Lent. In 18th century Italy, people preparing for

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