Wednesday, July 20, 2022

New York to be the theme of Carnival 2023

New York, the city that never sleeps

Nueva York, la ciudad que nunca duerme’ (New York, the city that never sleeps), has been chosen from among the three options to be the theme of the 2023 Carnival of Santa Cruz of Tenerife, which will be celebrated between the 20th of January and the 26th of February. The result of the online voting was that the winner received a total of 1730 votes, 44.6% of the popular support. ‘La Televisión’ (Television) obtained 1557 votes and ‘Un mundo sostenible’ (A Sustainable World) received 593 votes.

Councillor for Fiestas, Alfonso Cabello, showed his "joy at discovering the topic that will support creativity for all the people and groups linked to our most international festival." Recalling that, "we have gone through the longest period between carnivals and now we have the shortest, which is an organizational challenge because in just six months Carnival 2023 will be launched."

The 2023 Carnival calendar will resume its usual distribution of contests and events, starting on January 20 with the Presentation of Candidates. The Junior Queen will be chosen on Sunday, February 5 and that of the Senior Queen, three days later, on February 8. The Carnival Queen Election Gala will be on Wednesday, February 15; with carnival in the street starting with the Opening Parade on Friday, 17 February, until February 26, Piñata Sunday.

Next, the contest to design the poster for the 2023 edition fo the Santa Cruz Carnival will be opened on 1 August and concluded on 15 September.

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