An extraordinary, vibrant illuminated parade of 1,500 dancers, drummers, lantern-carriers & costumed masqueraders featuring music, dance and carnival from Bolivia, Brazil and Colombia.
Featured performing groups:
BOLIVIA: Morenada Bloque Kantuta, Caporales San Simón Londres, Morenada Intocables Londres, Latin American Multicultural Group
BRAZIL: Bloco Fogo, Flamingo Carnival Arts, London School of Samba, Paraiso School of Samba and Truro School of Samba.
COLOMBIA: Mandinga Arts.
To whet your appetite, you can watch a video of the 2011 Carnival in our video gallery below:
The Carnival will line up on Upper Ground, and sets off at 7.15pm, heads north over Blackfriars Bridge EC4V, UK and then turns left onto Victoria Embankment, where there is a much better viewing space.