CARNIVAL

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Lone revellers brighten Notting Hill’s empty streets on carnival day

Published 31/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Notting Hill Carnival, a highlight of the British summer, may have been cancelled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a [more…]

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

London’s Notting Hill Carnival goes from street party to screen festival

Published 14/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - This year’s Notting Hill Carnival will swap the streets of West London for computer screens around the world, as the event turns [more…]

Carnival probes security personnel’s response to brawl in South…

Carnival probes security personnel’s response to brawl in South…

Published 19/02/2018

President of Carnival Cruise Line Australia Sture Myrmell and Vice President and General Manager of Carnival Cruise Line Jennifer Vandekreeke speak to the media in [more…]

Flour power lifts spirits as Greek village stages mock battle

Flour power lifts spirits as Greek village stages mock battle

Published 27/02/2017

Revellers celebrate 'Ash Monday' by participating in a colourful 'flour war', a traditional festivity marking the end of the carnival season and the start of the 40-day Lent period until the Orthodox Easter,in the port town of Galaxidi, Greece, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greek villagers staged a street battle on Monday with bags of colored flour in an annual tradition called the Flour War.

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