The keys to understand “el Carnaval”

So for the past few days you’ve might see people wearing funny costumes on the street. Well, Spaniards haven’t gone crazy: we’ve just got possessed by Carnival madness!

Carnival (carnaval in Spanish) is a very important tradition in Spain (as well as in so many other countries), though some regions are more prone to celebrate it than others. For example, Madrid has lost a bit of its Carnival spirit by reducing celebrations to few neighborhoods whilst regions on the north and south of the country keep this tradition even as a local holiday. Continue reading “The keys to understand “el Carnaval””