Carnival is one of the oldest celebrations around the world, being celebrated in a large part of the world. Each of the countries has its own way of celebrating carnival, either for historical references, cultural demonstrations or simply as a means of entertainment.
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 carnivals of Carúpano are celebrations that take place in this city in the state of Sucre. The celebrations are one of the most famous in the country, which is why it has become one of the festivals of Regional Tourist Interest.
The carnival of Maturín is a celebration that takes place annually in this city in the state of Monagas. During the festivities, the King Momo, a character derived from Greek mythology and present in various festivities in nearby countries such as Colombia and Brazil, is crowned.
The Callao Carnival, also known as Carnival of Callao, is one of the most famous and important celebrations in the country. In fact, due to its great cultural contribution, in 2016 it was recognized as Immaterial Cultural Heritage of Humanity by Unesco.