March 2016

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Vejigante from Puerto Rico

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April 2016

Nice Carnival
Carnival from Nice.

May 2016

May Day
May Day

June 2016

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Purim

July 2016

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A correfoq (fire runner) from Barcelona.

August 2016

Notting Hill
From the Notting Hill Carnival in London. Started in the late 50’s by Jamaicans and other Caribbean immigrants to the Uk to combat racism through carnival, it is probably best known for the riots in the 70’s which provided the Clash with a record cover. It is now the largest carnival in the UK held every August.

September 2016

Diable Rouge
A Diable Rouge from Hatian carnival.

October 2016

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I wanted to do something for Oktoberfest, but other than lots of beer, there’s not much there there. So an accordion! She’s Natalia Tena from the band Molotov Jukebox, tho better known in this house as Nymphadora Tonks in the movies of Harry Potter.

November 2016

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Charles Laughton as Quasimodo as the King of Fools from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. An election special.

December 2016

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Every year there is one or two months that I just don’t like. This year’s hands down winner for worst image is this one! Masks- ugh. Rhythm of the water – ugh. That white splotch for his pants – ugh.