Santiago Carnival

The traditional carnival in Santiago de Cuba is held at the end of July every year. It is undoubtedly Cuba's largest and most celebrated carnival.

A dance troupe parade at the Santiago de Cuba carnival Munecones at the Santiago Carnival, Cuba A child touches one of the muneca dolls during the Santiago de Cuba carnival parade A woman dances in the Santiago de Cuba Carnaval parade A woman smiles while dancing in the Santiago de Cuba Carnival Parade A young woman dances in the Santiago de Cuba carnival A float with several scantily clad female dancers during the Santiago de Cuba Carnival parade Two highly decorated dancers on a float in the Santiago de Cuba Carnival Cuban women dancing on a float during the Santiago de Cuba Carnival A woman parading in the Santiago de Cuba carnival with a decorative fruit bowl costume on her head A man parades in the Santiago de Cuba carnival A woman in cosutume during the parade of the Santiago de Cuba Carnival Spectators watching the Santiago de Cuba Carnival A member of a conga orchestra ensemble playing during a parade of the Santiago de Cuba carnival A couple dances during a parade in the Santiago de Cuba carnival Women dancing on top of a float during the Santiago de Cuba Carnival A woman dressed in green costume dances during the Santiago de Cuba Carnival Girls dance in the Santiago de Cuba Carnival parade Dancing girls on top of a float at the Santiago de Cuba carnival A dancing girl at the Santiago de Cuba carnival A Santiago de Cuba carnival performer waiting to begin her parade Two performers waiting to begin their participation in the Santiago de Cuba carnival parade A group of young dancers pose for a photo before beginning their parade in the Santiago de Cuba carnival A happy group of young performers ready to begin their parade in the Santiago de Cuba carnival A dancer in costume waiting to begin her particupation in the Santiago de Cuba carnvial Dancers in costume ready to begin parading in the Santiago de Cuba carnival Decorations behind the stands at the Santiago de Cuba Carnival A street party as part of the Santiago de Cuba carnival