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Learn About Italian
Masquerade Masks

Italian masquerade masks are used in Italian festivals and celebrations. There is a tradition in Italy called the Pre-Lenten Celebration. Many exotic masks are used in this celebration.

This time of celebration happens all over the country of Italy.

However, it is also celebrated in other countries such as the Port of Spain, Nice, some parts of Europe, the Caribbean Islands, Trinidad, Rio de Janeiro and even New Orleans.

The Italian masquerade masks are used in this Pre-Lenten celebration that lasts for about one to one and a half months!

The celebrations are far from boring. They are colorful, exotic, beautiful and intricate.

You may have even been to a masquerade ball yourself if one of your friends or family held one. Usually, you would see everyone wearing these beautiful masquerade masks that they hold up to their face and you can hardly recognize anyone.

A masquerade, in America, is actually known as a type of costume party where masks are worn. It can be fun and intriguing to hold a masquerade party where all of your family, friends, colleagues, co-workers and more show up in beautiful costumes and stunning masks.

Italian masquerade masks have been used for centuries and are still used today in celebration of the Pre-Lenten season. The Italians also make masks from leather and paper mache for their tradition.

The Italian Pre-Lenten festival is an important carnival for them. If you go to Italy during the Pre-Lenten celebration, you will see a wide variety of exciting things such as jugglers, people walking on stilts, magic shows, masquerade balls, parades, pageants, fireworks, singing, dancing and so much more.

It is an all outdoor celebration where everyone has a great time. It is a time of celebration, a time of entertainment and a time to enjoy everything about life – including meat. The Pre-Lenten celebration takes place during the weeks prior to Ash Wednesday. Yes, the celebration of Pre-Lent lasts for weeks!

You can find many Italian masquerade masks in online stores with a variety of colors and uses. The Italian masquerade masks you find could be made out of leather, paper mache and may other wonderful materials. You could even make your own Italian masquerade masks, but the ones online are so beautiful, I’m sure you will find something you will fall in love with at first sight.

You could use the mask for a fantastic decoration or even for your very own Italian masquerade ball! Set up your own Italian masquerade ball and require everyone to show up wearing Italian masks and dressed up in their finest attire. You could even start a new tradition for you and your family by having an Italian masquerade each year. You could even have it after New Year’s Day to celebrate the new year.

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