19 Feb 2013

Carnival time in Arguineguin – Join in the fun!

Published in Living in Gran Canaria, News

Carnaval Arguineguin, Mogan 2013 Arguineguin will be celebrating its yearly Carnival from the 26th of February to the 3rd of March with a program full of fun events. Each year more and more people turn up to join in the fun and all are welcome to come and celebrate one of the highlights of the year! This year’s Carnival theme is “film” and the program of events has been improved this year, for the first time the festivities will also be offering the “Drag queen gala” where participants from the whole island will be fighting it out for the top prize! The other highlight of the Carnival is the Grand Carnival parade which will fill the streets with music, dancing, decorated floats and thousands in fancy dress. Everyone is invited and we highly recommend you to join in the fun either as a spectator or by getting out those fancy dress costumes and dressing up too! All events unless stated are held in the market square: Tuesday the 26th of February 8pm - Carnival Gala Wednesday the 27th of February 7pm - Lively March and Animation Group 8pm - Gala “Music, Dance & Action” Thursday the 28th of February 9pm - Drag Queen Gala including a performance from the winner of the Drag Queen Gala of Las Palmas Friday the 1st of March 7pm- Children’s Musical 10pm - Stand Up comedian performance 11.30pm - Outdoor dancing with live orchestra Saturday the 2nd of March – Starting from Calle Damasco (After the high school and Health center) 7pm - Carnival parade followed by outdoor dancing with live orchestras and DJ Samuel Gonzalez. Sunday the 3rd of March 7pm - Sardine´s funeral march 7.30pm - Burning of the sardine 8pm - Firework exhibition