Wednesday, December 02, 2020

"A night of Carnivals of the World", chosen as the official poster of Carnival 2021

The winning poster is the work of designer, Sandro Morales Burcio, who lives in La Laguna

Una noche de Carnavales del Mundo” (A Night of Carnivals of the World), an oil on canvas, has been chosen as the official poster for Carnival 2021 by popular vote. The winning poster, the work of the Extremaduran designer who lives in La Laguna, Sandro Morales Burcio, got 19.47% of the 3,380 votes cast through the internet.

The result of the vote was announced this Tuesday in the Plenary Hall of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife City Council, in an act in which the mayor of the city, José Manuel Bermúdez, and the Councilor for Fiestas, Alfonso Cabello, accompanied by the artist. Bermúdez pointed out that “we already said at the time of the suspension that we were going to try to keep the flame of carnival burning in 2021, the theme chosen for which was Carnavales del Mundo (Carnivals of the World), which appears very well reflected in the poster; so I want to congratulate Sandro for his work”, adding that “Mauro didn't know what he was coming to the town hall for today and it was here that he found out that he had been chosen”.

The creator of the winning poster obtains a prize of 1,500 euros. The artwork will become the property of the Autonomous Organization of Festivities and Recreational Activities (OAFAR), which will soon seek a prominent place for it in the Casa del Carnaval.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnaval Poster 2021