Sources: Wikipedia, aruba.com, Ufficcio Provinciale per il Turismo di Venezia, Italy.com, ipanema.com, carnivalneworleans.com, triniscene.com
By Claudia Schalkx
Claudia is a multilingual consultant fluent in Spanish, English, Italian, and Dutch with over 25 years international experience in communications, public relations & marketing. She was born in Venezuela from Dutch parents, has lived and worked in Venezuela, Colombia, Curacao, St. Maarten, USA, Italy and The Netherlands where she resides. She is Colors Chief Editor. Her duties include content selection, revision & editing, finding and attracting collaborators, and identifying new business opportunities for Liberty Publications. More info
Infograghic: Filmagen / Images: venicemask.eu, ineverycrea.net, discoveryouritaly.com, Schembartlauf - Wikimedia Commons, Olivier Coret / Corbis / (telegraph.co.uk), "Carnaval des enfants de Bulle 2011" / detail (Flickr: Pierre Schwaller), "Carnaval 2010 Imperatriz Leopoldinense" / resized (Flickr: Team of Carvaval.com Studios), "60th Aruba Carnival - 2014" (Nyukwha's blog), "Carnival Queen" (Eric Hiss / wandermelon.com), "New Orleans 2007, Mardi Gras World" / resized (Flickr: David Stewart), "Hippie Carnival, Goa" / resized (Flickr: Peter Q).