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Artists perform during the opening parade of the Montevideo Carnival, known as the longest in the world due to its almost 40-day duration, in Montevideo, Uruguay, 25 January 2017.

The Montevideo Carnival, the world"s longest carnival celebration which lasts over 40 days, on Thursday kicked off its inaugural parade with colorful feathers, vivid dances and lots of singing.

Mummers and Carnavaleros: A tradition of inclusion?

 04/16/2015 - 13:37

This year’s San Mateo Carnavalero event will be held April 26 at 12:30 p.m. starting at 806 Moyamensing Ave., continuing down Washington Avenue and concluding with a celebration at Sacks Park in South Philly.

Up until recently the suggestion that masqueraders of "San Mateo Carnavalero" should join the long standing and massive parade of the "Mummers" had been nothing more than our suggestion. However recently there was a real rapprochement between multiple local cultural carnivals, all of which had, until then, remained mostly disconnected.

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Ana Gamboa