Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Forty Canarian orchestras participate during the four days of Carnival open-air festivities

At Daytime Carnival in the Plaza de la Candelaria in 2019

The City Council of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, through the Autonomous Organism for Festivities, presented this Tuesday the program of activities for the Street Carnival that will combine the official acts of the Carnival such as the Burial of the Sardine, the Carnival Opening Parade, the Rhythm and Harmony together with the Day and Night carnival concerts on the three stages located in the Carnival Quarter. The activities will begin this Thursday, 23rd, until Sunday, the 26th of June.

The mayor of the city, José Manuel Bermúdez, presented the program of events together with the Councillor for Fiestas, Alfonso Cabello, accompanied by representatives of the more than 40 Canarian orchestras that will participate during the four days of the street carnival.

Thus, on Thursday 23, starting at 9:00 p.m., the Burial of the Sardine will begin from Juan Pablo II street and will follow its usual itinerary through Plaza de Weyler and Méndez Núñez, Pilar, Villalba Hervás and La Marina streets, until reaching the Plaza de España, where it will end. That same day, on the stage of Plaza de la Candelaria, a Tribute to Juan Luis Guerra (Dominican singer who performed at the Daytime Carnival in 2019) will perform from 10:00 p.m.; at 00:00 hours, the Malibu Band; and at 1:30 a.m., the Columbia. And in the Plaza del Príncipe the music will begin at 10:00 p.m. with the Maracaibo Orchestra; at 00:00 hours La Movida; and at 1:30 p.m., with Latin Sound.


On Friday, 24th, the Opening Parade will go through the main streets of the city centre starting at 8:00 p.m. from the Avenida de Bélgica and will continue through the Plaza República Dominicana, Avenida de la Asunción, Calle Ramón y Cajal, Galcerán, Plaza Weyler, Méndez Núñez (Parque García Sanabria), Calle del Pilar, Villalba Hervás, Calle La Marina and Avenida Marítima, where it will end.

That same day, music will be the protagonist on the stage of Plaza de la Candelaria from 11:00 p.m. with La Mekánica by Tamarindos; at 1:00 a.m. with Nueva Línea; and at 3:00 with The Boys Machine. Renzo El Selector will play on the Francisco La Roche Avenue stage, starting at 11:00 p.m.; at 00:00 hours, Abel González; at 1:00 a.m., it will be the turn of Dj Wess; at 1:30 am with Fabrizio Salgado; at 2:30 p.m. Ubai Hernández; from 3:30 a.m. Fazi Brain; and will end at 4:00 a.m., Dabunker. And in the Plaza del Príncipe, from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m., there will be a musical program by Cadena COPE.


For Daytime Carnival on Saturday, the 25th, the city will be filled with families dressed up very early, with stages that will keep the rhythm for the carnival-goers. From noon, the Plaza de la Candelaria will feature the performance of the Carnival troupes, which will be followed by Morocho, Ariel Dkb Cuba, Johnny Maquinaria, Marcelo Mellino Dj + Ballet, Obs Venezuela, Ray Castellano, Maquinaria Band, Renzzo el Selector , Wamampy Orchestra, Tropin Orchestra, Ariel Dj Animation, Revelation Orchestra, Morocho & Caracas, Acapulco Orchestra and from 4:00 a.m. the Dinacord Orchestra.

On the stage located in the Plaza del Príncipe, the music will begin at 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. with the Guayaba Orchestra, Clave de Son, Iván Cacú & his orchestra, Orquesta Tenerife, Corinto Band, Los Concejales , Olympia, La Banda Loca and Generation. And on Francisco La Roche Avenue, the music will begin at 4:00 p.m. with Dial Latino and 40 Urban, Ray Castellano, Mike Ledesma, Abian Reyes, Laurentini, Dj Ser and La Maldita.


One of the great novelties of the program will be the Rhythm and Harmony contest, which will be held on Sunday 26, starting at 9:00 p.m., and which will return to Anaga Avenue. It will be the event that puts an end to the Carnival, on a day in which the stages of the Plaza del Príncipe and Plaza de la Candelaria will have live performances for twelve hours, from 12:00 to 00:00.

Quimbao la Nuit, Álvaro Gamboa & his Latin Show, Zone 7, Arguayo Band, Banda Urbana, K-narias, Richard Animation, Pepe Benavente Trio and Kdt's will perform at the Plaza del Príncipe. Moise Glez will perform in the Plaza de la Candelaria. & su Son y Yá, Obs, Rubén Blades Tribute Orchestra, Armonía Show, Orquesta Bembé, Orquesta Dorada Band and Orquesta Sabrosa.

Finally, the different musical representatives thanked the City Council for its commitment to include them in the 2022 Carnival, after the two complicated years that the artistic sector has gone through due to the restrictions from the health situation, which has seen their professional activity disappear due to the impossibility of holding concerts, festivals and popular gatherings.