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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival Main Parade



We've reached Carnival Tuesday - Shrove Tuesday - the big day of carnival in Santa Cruz with the Coso Apoteosis (Main Parade) starting in the Avenida Anaga alongside the sea-front in the city from 4pm. There will be thousands of participants and hundreds of thousands of spectators. Here are just 3 hours of the parade from last year.

Coso apoteosis Carnaval S/C Tenerife 2016

Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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