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Daemon
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM
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Carnival of Blacks and Whites

The Carnival of Blacks and Whites, held each year in Pasto, Colombia, is one of the oldest Carnival celebrations in South America. The Carnival officially opens on January 4 with a parade commemorating the arrival in Pasto of the Castañeda family, who are presented as a zany group overburdened with luggage, mattresses, and cooking equipment. The following day is the Day of the Blacks. Using special paints and cosmetics, revelers paint themselves and their friends black. Festivities continue on January 6 with the Day of the Whites, in which white paints and cosmetics are used. More...
striker
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 11:10:45 AM
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i'm not going
TB Turtle
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 10:13:12 PM

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I'll also sit this one out. Could you imagine painting white and black face today in America?! Doubt you would make it two blocks without hearing some real nasty comments...or worse.
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