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Sights and sound of haiti Carnaval

View the pictures and sound of the present and past carnavals:
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2002
Future Mardi Gras Dates
February 10, 2013
March 4, 2014
February 17, 2015
February 9, 2016
February 28, 2017
February 13, 2018
March 5, 2019
February 25, 2020
February 16, 2021

History

Carnival follies haven't a precise time to take place. They usually happen just before the Lent time, the 40 days period that precede the Easter. The catholic Easter date was established by the Niceia's Council, in the year 325. The key to calculate the right time for it is the equinox, the day when the sun trespasses the Equador line, up to the North, and the first Spring day. It is also the first Sunday during or after the year's first full moon. By the Middle Age, the frenchmen used to celebrate carnival with wine and sex.

Mardi Gras always falls on the Tuesday that is 46 days before Easter. It is always the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the start of Lent.
Sponsorships

For sponsorship information for the 2009 live internetcast (Watched by millions worldwide), send an email to Sakapfet99@gmail.com.
 

Broadcasting

Sakapfet.com is proud to have been the very first website to bring Live Video and AUDIO from the streets of Haiti during carnaval since 2001.

The broadcast is so overwhelmingly watched that we continue to do it every year. Sakapfet.com Not only covers the Haiti's carnaval live, but we provide an array of pre-carnival pictures every sunday from January until Mardi Gars. These Pictures capture the essence of the carnaval spirit with floats, marching bands , stands, etc....

The live broadcast is the next best thing to being there in person!!!!

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