Uruguayan Carnival – a great event with a rich history

February 22nd, 2015

FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that Uruguayan Post has released a special stamp to mark its annual carnival. The issue was released and put into circulation on the 11th of February and is now available for purchasing.

Uruguayan Carnival is a popular festival that takes place every year in Uruguay from mid-January to late February. It is related to candombe, Murga and tablados. It has evolved into a dance parade in which different comparsas play the drums and dance to the music at "Desfile Innaugural del Carnaval" and Llamadas parade.

Uruguayan carnival can last up to 40 days and it involves a series of cultural events such as dance parades in the streets, street stages called "tablados" and an artistic contest at "Teatro de Verano" in Montevideo.

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