Carnaval

Carnival in Putre

Visitors get dragged into the fun during Putre's Carnaval. Scores of balloon bombs filled with flour are pelted around, not to mention clouds of chaya (multicolored paper dots). Two noncompetitive groups, the older banda and younger tarqueada, provide the music. The event ends with the burning of the momo, a figure symbolizing the frivolity of Carnaval.

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