Ananda’s First Carnival Experience in Jacmel, Haiti

Ananda wearing a butterfly mask at the Jacmel Carnival in Haiti

My first carnival experience happened during my Heart of Haiti trip on February 27 in Jacmel, Haiti. It was “belle bagay” (a Kreyol word that means fabulous, fantastic, it was cool etc.).  The papermache artwork and masks, music, food, and lively crowds of people filled with “joie de vivre” (joy of living) made it a special experience.  Watch my videos and see photos below. Click here to see all of my photos from the Jacmel Carnival.


Jacmel Carnival life size masks
Jacmel Carnival Celebration
Jacmel Carnival Celebration
Carnival Mask

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