The Queen Is Celebrated at the Carnival

On the streets during the annual rumba known as the Calle Ocho Festival. Photos by Jipsy

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This year, during the celebration of the carnival, a Celia Cruz sculpture was revealed and paraded down the festival honoring the late great salsa queen. Photos by Jipsy
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Parading at the front of the Celia Cruz sculpture, royalty El Rey Momo and La Reina Internet. Photos by Jipsy
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DJs Elle and Tony G headline the Charmin zone bringing the tunes to the 19th avenue block on 8th street. Photos by Jipsy
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The ladies of La Reina De Las Alcapurrias creating one of Puerto Rico's signature fried snacks. Photos by Jipsy
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Mexican fried goodies. Photos by Jipsy
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These arm bands were this years biggest trend at the carnival. Photos by Jipsy
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Sales diva Melly Sabogal of Bogota, Colombia shows off almost every trend in style. Photos by Jipsy
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Salsa dancers celebrating Celia Cruz dancing to "La Vida Es Un Carnaval", one of Cruz's classic tracks. Photos by Jipsy
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From Southwest 22nd Avenue (a.k.a. Celia Cruz Way), the 14-foot sculpture of Cruz was paraded through the streets of Calle Ocho. Photos by Jipsy
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