Monday, July 15, 2019

Comparsa Los Cariocas 2019

Los Cariocas in the Carnival Main Parade on Tuesday 5 March 2019

One of my favourite components of carnival, comparsas in Santa Cruz de Tenerife are said to be similar to the Brazillian Carnival Blocks, but actually appear to have more in common with the dancing, marching and drumming Samba Schools that have a strong community basis and are traditionally associated with a particular neighborhood.

Founded in 1969, Los Cariocas are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year.



Los Cariocas | Comparsas adultas | Carnaval S/C Tenerife 2019

Find out more about Santa Cruz Carnival 2020which will take to the streets between Friday, 21st February 2020 and Sunday, 1st March 2020. 
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