Makenzie Mettert

Carnaval de Negros y Blancos

where and when

carnaval de Negros y Blancos ( The carnival of blacks and whites ) takes place in south Colombia in the city of pasto on the dates of el cuatro de enero to el seis de enero
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how

on the 4th people dress in the early 20th century attire on the 5th people mark themselves with black face paint on their arms , cloths and faces and on the 6th the pepole throw talcum powder and have floats
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January 6th

why

this carnival is celebrated to honor the rich history of the area and the coning together of different culturs