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Experiencing Carnaval Comparsas
There are many amazing events that are celebrated on the island, but the one that I definitely look forward to is Carnaval. This three day celebration is unique and I love it, simply for all the impressive colors of costumes during all the comparsas and all the beautiful people walking around town like Picasso paintings.
Last year I showcased the fun painting side of Carnaval. This time around I will be featuring another creative side of this celebration, which is the Comparsas. A Comparsa is a gathering of people that get together and work as a team to entertain their audience by dancing and singing to them on the street.
I decided to help out the Isla Bonita Elementary School on their Comparsa. A week before the celebrations two students, myself and the lyricist of the catchy song Mr. Angel Nuñez gathered to practice the song, then immediately headed over to the recording studio with David “DJ Habo” Marin. The experience was fun for the students to learn and see how much team work and dedication it takes to make a fun masterpiece.
Finally the day came around and it was time for all of us to dress up and get our dance moves on. I had the honor of playing “Don Juan Carnaval”. Entertaining people is my specialty and that is exactly what I did. The students, teachers and I danced in a circle formation while we were surrounded by an audience containing locals and tourists.
There were many different comparsas dancing around town, showing off their dance moves along with their unique costumes. The spirit of Carnaval was surely shining as everybody was smiling, cheering, singing, dancing and painting, that is what Carnaval celebrations is all about! I extend the invitation to everybody to come next year and celebrate with us and have an unforgettable fun experience. That’s what’s up today!
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