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6月 29 2009

Carnival Portrait, Haiti

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Carnival Portrait, Haiti

Photograph by Eladio Fernandez

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Culture Photos

The image was taken during the Carnival in the town of Jacmel, Haiti. Carnival in Jacmel is one of the most interesting cultural manifestations in Haiti and in Hispaniola. There are traditional characters that dress up in customs depicting African animals, such as lions and mystical beasts, dragon. In addition, symbolize slaves by painting their bodies in burnt oil and bright paints and dragging chains. Undoubtedly, Carnival in Haiti is one of the Caribbean’s least known cultural treasures.

This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.

 

译文:

狂欢节演员,海地

摄影:Eladio Fernandez

本月每日一图的主题是:旅游与文化照片

这张照片拍摄于海地雅克梅勒城的狂欢节。雅克梅勒狂欢节是海地以及伊斯帕尼奥拉岛最有趣的文化活动之一。狂欢节上会有许多传说人物穿上描绘非洲动物——比如狮子,和神兽——比如龙的民俗服饰。充当奴隶的人的身上则被涂上油彩和明亮的颜料,并系上锁链。无庸置疑,海地狂欢节是加勒比海最鲜为人知的文化瑰宝之一。



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