Carnaval, carnaval …. in Puerto de la Cruz

carnavalesHere are some programme highlights 2011:

Sunday, 20th Feb: Presentation of adult and child candidates for Queen of the Carnival 2011. Venue: Plaza de los Reyes Católicos.

Saturday, 26th Feb: Exhibition of anticue and classic “Mercedes” cars Venue: Avenida de Colón.

Thursday, 3rd March: Gala Show to Elect the Carnival Queen 2011. Venue & ticket sales: Plaza de Europa.

Saturday, 5th March:   Movumento Sensen del Bloko (Brazilian Samba horn section, strings and voices). Venue: Plaza de Europa. Free entrance. Carnival Parade and Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco.

Sunday, 6th March: Shows by Adult Dance Groups from Puerto de la Cruz and  Adult Fancy Dress Competition. Venue: Plaza de Europa. Free entrance. Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco, Calle La Marina and Calle Perdomo.

Tuesday, 8th March:   XXXIX Veteran Car Rally. Paddock in Avenida Colon.

Wednesday 9th March: “Entierro de la Sardina” (Funeral for the Sardine). Fireworks display and Grand Ball in Plaza del Charco.

Friday, 11th March: from 10 p.m. XVII Men’s Marathon in high heels “Mascarita Ponte Tacon”.

Saturday, 12th March: Grand Puerto de la Cruz International Carnival Parade

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