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COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Even with the start of the 'new normality' on 21 June 2020, popular fiestas and most large gatherings and events are still prohibited and social distancing guidelines still in force. Dates listed on this site, therefore, are still subject to cancellation or change and we will update, where we can, when any new information is made available.

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Thursday, March 01, 2018

Los Gigantes Carnival 2018 Revised

Revised Carnival Programme for Los Gigantes 2018

The bad weather played havoc (again) with last weekend's schedule for Carnival in Los Gigantes, so the authorities have issued a revised programme (via):

Thursday, 1 March 
9:30pm Drag Queen Gala-Exhibition followed by concert by group "Ni Un Pelo de Tontos".

Friday, 2 March 
9pm Grand Gala for the election of the Adult Carnival Queen with performance by Comparsa Los Joroperos and singer, Jadel.  
11pm Carnival Dance with Orchestra Tropin and DJ Mario Bravo.

Saturday, 3 March
11am Junior Cross 2018.
5:30pm Gala Election of the Junior Carnival Queen with the participation of local coreographic groups and magic show.
11pm Carnival dance with Orchestras Sabrosa and Guaracha, during which the winners of the costume contest will be announced.

Sunday, 4 March
12pm Grand Carnival Parade with the participation of all the carnival groups; comparsas, floats with the carnival queens and her maids of honour, etc. Upon the procession's arrival in the square, dancing to the Orchestra Maraury.
8pm Mister Global Spain Gala

Carnival costumes will be on display in the Plaza Buganvilla in Los Gigantes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 5th to 7th March and from 4:30pm on Thursday, 8th March is the carnival afternoon of bouncy castles, workshops and musical performances for young children.

The Burial of the Sardine and the Daytime Carnival events in Los Gigantes have been postponed until next weekend on Friday, 9th March and Saturday, 10th March, respectively. We'll update with the details of those next week.

International Carnival Los Cristianos 2018 also begins today, Thursday, 1st March, with, amongst other events, the Carnival Opening Parade from 7:30pm on Saturday, 3rd March in Playa de Las Américas, from C.C. Gala, in the avda. Rafael Puig Lluvina, to C.C. Oasis, in the avda. Las Américas.

All events are liable to change beyond our control.  

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