Latin carnival heats up winter day in Taipei

With sultry Samba, romantic rhythms, and spicy sauces the inaugural ‘Latin Carnaval’ was a big hit in Taipei

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/02/28
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The inaugural “Latin Carnaval” kicked off today at the Expo Park in Taipei with a

Samba dancers pose with young boy. 

spicy mix of Latin music, dance, food, drinks, games, and parades.

The festival featured live bands and performers on two stages from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. as well as 32 booths offering a plethora of foods, drinks, handicrafts, and activities representing numerous countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.

Foreign nationals and immigrants from countries such as Mexico, Peru, Columbia, Haiti, Argentina offered samples of cuisine from their motherland.

Aside from the hypnotic rhythms pulsating from the main stage, a big crowd-pleaser was the Kickpool area, where visitors could play an adaptation of pool with soccer balls.    [FULL  STORY]

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