A carnival dancer in the Canary Islands
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Carnival fever hits the Canary Islands

Thousands of Canary Islanders danced their way through Tenerife and Gran Canaria this week as the Spanish islands celebrated Carnival in style.

Uniquely to the islands, residents celebrated Fiesta de los Indianos, honouring emigrants returning from the Americas by dressing in white costumes and throwing talcum powder.

  • 09 Mar 2011
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