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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 1997

Barbie version of the Carnival Queen in Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1997

Carnival Queen in Santa Cruz in 1997, was Soledad León Rancel with a costume entitled, "Mamut" (Mammoth), designed by Leo Martinez, representing Almacenes El Kilo.

1997 Carnival poster
The theme of Carnival in 1997 was 'Prehistory': The set was a rocky mountain made of papier-mâché in the center of the Centro Internacional de Ferias y Congresos de Tenerife. This was the second year that the carnival contests were held in that venue.

In 1997, the court was made up as follows:

  1. 1st Maid of Honour: Ingrid Pérez García, with a costume entitled “Naturalmente, el paraíso” (Naturally paradise), representing Santiveri and designed by Juan Carlos Armas.
  2. 2nd Maid of Honour: Elsa María Suárez López, with a costume entitled “Y conmigo se acabaron las peleas” (And with me the fights are over), representing Barbacoa Tacoronte and designed by Jonathan Suárez.
  3. 3rd Maid of Honour: María Onelia Segredo León, with a costume entitled “Ninoska”, representing Centro Comercial Alcampo - La Laguna and designed by Leo Martínez.
  4. 4th Maid of Honour: Noemí Alonso Caraballo, with a costume entitled “Turbulencia” (Turbulence), representing Centro Comercial del Mueble and designed by Miguel Ángel Castilla Abreu.

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