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FTNnews brings colors of Seychelles Carnival

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After two successful carnivals, Seychelles hosted the 3rd edition of Carnaval International de Victoria between 8th to 10th February in Victoria, the capital of Seychelles and co-hosted by Seychelles, La Reunion, Madagascar and Zimbabwe.

carnaval13-brazilThe official launch of the carnival is held on 8 February with the presence of Seychelles President James Michel. Seychelles Culture and Tourism Minister Mr. Alain St.Ange thanked President Michel for supporting carnival which became their biggest travel event within 3 years. Mr. St.Ange also sent his appreciation to partner counties as well as Emirates as being the official carrier of the carnival. After the official launch made by Seychelles Culture and Tourism Minister Mr. Alain St.Ange, foreign and local artists performed live show at the Seychelles International Conference Centre.

On Saturday, the carnival procession is held at the heart of the Victoria with representatives from the world’s most renowned carnivals, local floats from Seychelles and contingents from foreign navies.

International floats that attended the 2013 Carnaval International de Victoria included Nothing Hill from UK, South Africa (Capetown), Brazil – Golden Rose Samba School, La Reunion, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Italy-Rome, Italy- Pindilli, South Korea, Indonesia, Belgium, China, India, Germany, USA, Russia, China (Lion Dance), Rodrigue, Mauritius, Emirates, Trinidad & Tobago

Here are some images that we saw and you may see in 2014 edition of the carnival. More photos are at our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/FTNNEWS

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