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Carnival in Torrevieja
13 February, 2016
The programme for the Torrevieja 2016 Carnival began on Saturday with the the official announcement and the coronation of the queens and the raffle on Sunday. Councillor África Celdrán explained that this gala, as well as the Drag Queen Contest on Saturday January 23rd, the Chirigotas (comedy song) contest on the 31st, and the infants’, juveniles’ and end of fiesta dances, on January 28th, and February 5th and 13th, will be held in a marquee with capacity for 1,600 people in the Eras de la Sal, because the theatre is closed. The senior citizens’ dance will be at the Municipal Leisure Centre (CMO) on Thursday, February 4th.
Carnaval president Julio Melchor Ruiz said the competition parade will be on Sunday, February 7th and will leave from the Plaza de la Asunción at 4pm. The prize giving will be at the end of the route in the marquee at about 8:30pm. The night parade will be on Saturday February 13th and will leave at 10pm from the Plaza de la Asunción.