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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Photos by Jipsy
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
Parading at the front of the Celia Cruz sculpture, royalty El Rey Momo and La Reina Internet. Photos by Jipsy
DJs Elle and Tony G headline the Charmin zone bringing the tunes to the 19th avenue block on 8th street. Photos by Jipsy
The ladies of La Reina De Las Alcapurrias creating one of Puerto Rico's signature fried snacks. Photos by Jipsy
Mexican fried goodies. Photos by Jipsy
These arm bands were this years biggest trend at the carnival. Photos by Jipsy
Sales diva Melly Sabogal of Bogota, Colombia shows off almost every trend in style. Photos by Jipsy
Salsa dancers celebrating Celia Cruz dancing to "La Vida Es Un Carnaval", one of Cruz's classic tracks. Photos by Jipsy
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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