Carnaval La Ceiba 2012 photo gallery

May 30th, 2012
by Robert Armstrong

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Los Latinos appear onstage at Carnaval de la Isla May 25.

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A Garifuna dance group performs in the street during Carnaval de la Isla May 25.

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A girl from the crowd dances on stage during Carnaval de la Isla.

A girl from the crowd dances on stage during Carnaval de la Isla.

Crowd participation was a feature at many stage performances during Carnaval de la Isla, May 25.

Crowd participation was a feature at many stage performances during Carnaval de la Isla.

What's a Carnaval without carnival games?

What's a Carnaval without carnival games?

Selling Carnaval trinkets along the parade route before the May 26 parade.

Selling Carnaval trinkets along the parade route before the May 26 parade.

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The review stand before the parade May 26.

The review stand before the parade May 26.

Dance troupe from Trujillo gathers before the parade.

Dance troupe from Trujillo assembles before the parade.

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Clown entertains pre-parade crowd May 26.

Clown entertains pre-parade crowd May 26.

Selling Mardi Gras neclaces to parade goers.

Selling Mardi Gras necklaces to parade goers.

Children reach for carnival beads being tossed down by the privileged few with balcony views.

Pedestrians reach for carnival beads being tossed down by the privileged few with balcony views.

Models hocking cornmeal pose  for photographers before parade.

Models hawking cornmeal pose for photographers before parade.

Marketing corn flour La Ceiba style.

Marketing corn flour La Ceiba style.

Afro-Caribbean dance group sets up along parade route.

Garifuna dance group sets up along parade route.

Carnival mask at the head of the parade May 26.

Carnival mask at the head of the parade May 26.

Balloon animal anyone?

Balloon animal anyone?

Maid attendant on the Queen's float.

Maid attendant on the Queen's float.

Da Queen

Queen of the Carnaval/Feria Isidra

Tribute to the Maya

Tribute to the Maya

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I think this float was sponsored by a soft drink company.

I think this float was sponsored by a soft drink company.

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One last smile before I go

One last smile before I go

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A parade entrant from Japan

A parade entrant from Japan

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Salva Vida (lifesaver) beer float.

Salva Vida (lifesaver) beer float.

Throwing beads to the crowd.

Throwing beads to the crowd.

Spectators

Spectators

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It's not all about the beautiful women. There's also the occasional cute kid in a bird costume. But it's mostly about the beautiful women.

It's not all about the beautiful women. There's also the occasional cute kid in a bird costume. But it's mostly about the beautiful women.

Float entry from La Moskitia

Float entry from La Moskitia

Trujillo entry

Trujillo entry

Carnival Queen ca 2020

Carnival Queen ca 2022

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