Carnaval 2018: ‘Unidad’

Jiyoon Kang | Senior Photo Editor

ALAS presented the annual cultural festival at the Edison Theatre last Friday and Saturday. Student groups performed traditional dances and music, while the skit focussed on issues of immigration and identity within the Latinx community.

Carnaval: "Unidad" was performed last Friday and Saturday at Edison Theatre. Here, a group of dancers performs the Belly Dance.Aidan Strassmann | Student Life

Carnaval: "Unidad" was performed last weekend at Edison Theatre. Here, a group of dancers performs the Belly Dance.

Six students dance the Cha-Cha.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Six students perform the Cha-Cha at Carnaval.

Carnaval strove to share with Wash. U. the vibrant and lively traditions of Latin America, and hoped to raise awareness of Latinx/Latin American issues. Here, two students dance the Folklorico.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Carnaval strove to share with Wash. U. the vibrant and lively traditions of Latin America, and hoped to raise awareness of Latinx/Latin American issues.

Tango performs in "Unidad" last weekend.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Tango performs in “Unidad” last weekend, a dance known for its musicality and the relationship between the two dancers.

Students perform the Batucada.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Students perform the Batucada, a Brazilian drumming routine added to the show in 2017.

Bachata performs at Carnaval.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Students perform the Bachata, a dance from the Dominican Republic, at Carnaval.

Students perform the Salsa during Carnaval.Jiyoon Kang | Student Life

Students perform the Salsa during Carnaval.