Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Ash Wednesday - Burial of the Sardine



Today's carnival highlight is the surreal and blasphemous Entierro de la Sardina (Burial of the Sardine), which takes place simultaneously in Santa Cruz and in Puerto de la Cruz. It's tradition. It used to signify the end of carnival and the beginning of lent.

SANTA CRUZ TENERIFE 2016 FUNERAL OF THE SARDINE

Fluent in Spanish and having spent 16 years on the island, Pamela Stocks has now been translating, researching and publishing information on customs and events in Tenerife for 25+ years. This takes a considerable amount of time and effort, for which she receives no payment whatsoever. If you find this work useful or interesting, please buy her a coffee. Buy Pamela Stocks a Coffee

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