Argentina boasts one of the best carnivals in the entire continent. Some of the country's carnival celebrations are heavily influenced by the original carnivals of Brazil, while others feature important historical elements.
Due to its special contact with European traditions during the colonization processes, the South American continent is the one that best celebrates carnival festivities in the whole continent and possibly in the whole world.
The carnival of Tilcara, also known as Carnival of the Quebrada de Humahuaca, is a pagan celebration, considered one of the oldest carnivals in the country, being introduced by the Spaniards in colonial times.
The Villa Ángela Carnival is one of the more than 20 celebrations that take place in the province of Chaco, Argentina. These carnivals, despite being held in a small town, have gained momentum every year, becoming one of the most important carnivals within the province.
The carnival of 25 de Mayo is a celebration that takes place 25 de Mayo in the central-north of the city of Buenos Aires. This celebration takes place from January to February, celebrating with parades of the comparsas on Saturdays of both months.