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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival Queen 2024

Corina Mrazek González, Carnival Queen in Santa Cruz de Tenerife 2024
More images from the Gala de la Reina del Carnaval

2024 Carnival Poster
Santa Cruz de Tenerife chose it's new Carnival Queen for 2024 at the Gala which took place at the Tenerife International Centre for Trade Fairs and Congresses on the evening of Wednesday, 7 Feb 2024, ahead of carnival taking to the streets on Friday, 9 Feb 2024Corina Mrazek González was elected queen, in a design by Santi Castro - who won for the third consecutive year - entitled El Mundo (The World), representing Centro Comercial Añaza-Carrefour (Añaza Shopping Centre).

Her court was made up as follows: 

  • 1st Maid of HonourLucía Hernández Alonso, with the fantasy El nacimiento de Venus (The Birth of Venus), designed by Alexis Santana, representing McDonald's and El Día-La Opinión de Tenerife
  • 2nd Maid of HonourAnkirian Idariana Marcano Cartagena, with Euforia, by Jorge González Santana, representing Arona Council
  • 3rd Maid of HonourNancy González Bethencor, with the design Juana de Arco (Joan of Arc), by Juan Carlos Armas, and representing Dormitorum and El Gusto Por El Vino
  • 4th Maid of HonourRosalva Morales Benítez, with the fantasy Zibá, by Cristian Santana, and representing Repsol Grupo González Canarias

The Queen and her court did not disappoint the 5,000 people gathered at the The Fair Recint with spectacular designs that came to life on a large stage dedicated to television. The mayor, José Manuel Bermúdez, together with the Queen of 2023, Adriana Peña, presented the sceptre to the new sovereign, while the Fiestas councilor, Javier Caraballero, awarded the maids of honour. 

The gala had a great opening, with almost a thousand people on stage, led by the actor and comedian Aarón Gómez, who took the spectators through a Broadway-style musical tour, in which there was no shortage of nods to emblematic television programs. Memories in full colour that gave way to the masters of ceremony, Eloísa González and Elvis Sanfiel, who introduced the members of the jury.

Faces among which Bárbara Rey, actress and presenter, stood out; Arón Morales, illustrator and winner of the 2024 Carnival Poster; Héctor León, film and theatre costume designer; Alberto Dugarte, director of makeup, film and television hairdressing; Alejandro Tosco, graduate in Fine Arts and president of the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Tenerife; Patricia Yurena Rodríguez, Miss Spain 2008; Nieves Bravo, actress of the program En Otra Clave on Canarian Television; Desirée Hernández, presenter of the program 25 Grados on Canarian Television; Marlene Mourreau, actress and vedette; Jorge Moreno, journalist for the Telecinco program Fiesta; Tania Betancor, director of the Tania Betancor Clinic, and Roberto Herrera, director of the Cerca de Ti program on TVE in the Canary Islands.

Galería de Imágenes (Gallery of images from Carnival 2024)
Gala Reina Adulta | S/C de Tenerife 2024 (Full Carnival Queen Gala)
Ritmo y Armonia | S/C de Tenerife 2024 (Rhythm and Harmony Comparsas)

Tenerife Land of Eternal Christmas

Sunbathing SantaDesert Island ChristmasScuba Diving SantaTropical Santa
Santa's Having a Whale of a TimeSurfing SantaWaterski SantaCamel Rodeo Santa
With a wide range of products in each design, click the pics (above) to see the full selections.