Published On: Wed, Feb 13th, 2013

Curacao says goodbye to Carnival 2013

Carnival 2013WILLEMSTAD – The Carnival period has come to an end with the farewell parade in the streets of Willemstad. The 23 groups performed extremely well giving the public gorgeous creations combined with lights and music.

The farewell parade started at around 4 o’clock at the Santa Maria area and slowly passed through Rooseveltweg then to Marchena area and culminated in Otrabanda (Willemstad). At the end of the parade around 12 o’clock, King Momo was burned symbolizing the end of Carnival.

Today is Ash Wednesday, which is the start of the fasting period to prepare for the Easter celebration.

Images: Anthony Haile

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