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Friday, January 12, 2018

Tenerife Carnival Kicks Off On Friday

Neon Carnaval sign in Calle del Castillo, de Santa Cruz, 2016

The Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife in 2018 will start on Friday, January 12, with the inaugural act being the presentation of the candidates for Carnival Queen, just six days after Los Reyes (Three Kings Day). In 2018, the children's murgas contests will be held on January 17, 18 and January 19; carnival groupings, 20th; adult murgas, 22, 23, 24 and 27; Children's Gala, the 28th; Gala of the Elderly, 31st; comparsas, on February 3; Rondallas, 4th; Gala Election of the Carnival Queen, 7th; Cabalgata, 9th; Coso, 13th; and Daytime Carnivals, February 11 and 17.

Image: By CARLOS TEIXIDOR CADENAS (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons