Belize’s September Celebrations kick off this weekend! Can’t make it to the party? No worry, photographer Lebawit Lily Girma caught these shots of the festivities.
A freelance travel writer and photographer based in Washington DC, Lily Girma has travelled and lived abroad from age one. In 2008, she left behind a law career to follow her passion. Since then, her work has appeared in various outlets, including the New York Times Magazine, Lonely Planet and the UK Guardian. Lily is currently packing her bags for Belize to begin her next dream assignment.
Website: Lebawit Lily Girma
Belize’s Carnival is one of Latin America’s biggest celebrations of Caribbean heritage. From parades to keg contests, here are the top five events to see during the September Celebrations.