Schools Resource Embedding Carnival in the Curriculum Flagship Schools Case Study: Embedding Carnival in the Curriculum Flagship Schools Case Study: Foxdell School Year 1 Carnivals Around the World
I found a map of Brazil on the computer It is in America.
Brazil The most famous city is “Rio de Janeiro”. It has a big carnival!
The Carnival is the most famous holiday in Brazil. It is celebrated 40 days before Easter. (Normally, in February)
Rio Carnival is the result of months of preparation. • People eagerly anticipate the start of each year's Rio Carnival. • It begins with the crowning of the Fat King who is presented with a giant silver and gold key by the city's mayor.
I found a map of England on the computer It is in Europe.
Notting Hill Carnival is the most famous carnival in England. It started in 1964.
The roots of the Notting Hill Carnival are the Caribbean carnivals in Trinidad which were all about celebrating the end of slavery. • The very first carnival was to showcase the steel band musicians. Listen: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0T3Fzqa5N_o
I found a map of France on the computer It is in Europe.
Nice is a town in France. It hosts the Nice Carnival.
Nice Carnival • Since 1294 there has been a carnival in Nice in France. • All that was required to take part was a costume and a mask. • The Nice Carnival has parades of flower-covered floats and brilliant night-time light displays.