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The Prague Carnival 2015

The Prague Carnival, more officially referred to "the Bohemian Carnevale of Prague," is among the most long-continued holidays in Europe. It started in the Middle Ages as a pre-Lent celebration.

The festivities run from February 6th to 17th and involve the whole city of Prague. It is a festival celebrated by everybody at homes, shops, streets, restaurants, museums, art galleries etc.

Few more Prague events not to be missed during this season are noted below:

On the 7th, The "big event," a colourful parade through Prague's Old Town Square takes place. The parade features Marching bands, dancers, clowns, and a vast array of interesting costumes and floats.

On the 8th, On the Azure Waves, a concert of Baroque music in the Clam-Gallas Palace takes place.

On the 15th, Take part in the "Contest of the Golden Pig" in Old Town Square. This event consists of wearing pig masks and dancing on the streets. But, if that is not to your taste, you can wait until the 17th for Clam-Gallas' Martedi Grasso. This concert is also known as "Fat Tuesday".

If you wish to witness this carnival, then there are some great Prague hotels waiting you, so pack your bags to visit Prague in the coming months.

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