Photos From Ivory Coast Popo Carnival In Remembrance Of The Slave Masters' Regime

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Photos From Ivory Coast Popo Carnival In Remembrance Of The Slave Masters' Regime
Photos From Ivory Coast Popo Carnival In Remembrance Of The Slave Masters' Regime

Re-enacting scenes from when the country was under French Colonial rule, these fascinating photographs show Ivorians showing off their culture in the annual Popo Carnival.

The carnival in Bonoua is the Ivorian's version of Mardi Gras and runs for a week in the east of Abidjan. It one of the most well-attended events in the Ivory Coast.

Derived from at first a celebration of the cultural heritage of the Aboure people, the Popo Carnival involves gastronomic competitions, Miss pageants, sports days, a festival of traditional dances and reflection workshops among other activities.