Totana City Council and the Federation of Peñas de Carnaval presented the ambitious program of activities Carnaval'2016 in this town, which officially begins this Saturday night with the gala dinner to be held at the restaurant "Venta The Rat "of the town.
Councillors for Culture and Celebrations, Eulalia and Agustin Moreno Gonzalo Martinez, presented the events planned, along with representatives of the Federation of Clubs, Lola Sanchez Treasurer and Vice President Juan Martinez.
The event also realized officially characters of Carnival this year: The Muse and starring Don Carnal and embody this year Jacqueline Garcia and Francisco Andreo respectively marriage of the Rock "New Rhythm" who catch the witness his predecessors during the gala dinner.
In addition, it was reported that the coupon ONCE next February 4 will illustrate Carnival Totana and full debate in January a motion from the Mayor to start the record for declaring this holiday as Regional Tourist Interest.
Both councilors showed the invaluable support and collaboration of Totana Town Council with this party, whose budget amounts to 7,500 euros;
and they stressed that the Carnival of Totana is not a parade but a concrete program with a wide range of activities that stretches for nearly a month at the time.
This year the Federation of Peñas de Carnaval, with the cooperation of both municipal departments, will publish a prospectus in order to account for the range of activities planned this year to celebrate this holiday.
The events begin on Saturday, January 23, with dinner gala in which the characters La Musa and Don Carnal and the poster of the Carnival of 2016 with the image of the characters presented last year;
and Wednesday, January 27, will be presented officially in the hall of the coupon ONCE.
Also, Saturday, January 30th, the opening speech was held by Francisco Martínez (Paco "The Parties") and the award of the "Golden Mask" will be delivered to regional public channel "/ Television Murcia ".
Previously, a call and parade with brass band will be from the Constitution Square to the cultural center "Jail", which will be held this year and will feature the jokes of "The sainfoin".
The program continues on Sunday, January 31, in the Plaza de la Balsa Vieja, from noon, with "Zumba Masterclass Carnival", organized with the monitors MOVE Chari and Gema Muñoz Ruiz, an activity that will have a sports focus and carnival.
On Saturday, February 6, the adult parade will be held from 16:30 pm with the departure from the old IES "Juan de la Cierva" in Lorca Avenue and crossing the square of the Constitution, Bridge Street, San Antonio and fairgrounds.
That same day, in the morning, from 10:30 pm in the Plaza de la Balsa Vieja, a chocolate with the "Thread of Carnival" will be held;
and at noon, will be a Fair Day with a tasting of the "Top Carnavalera" both initiatives with the hoteliers of Totana.
That night, around midnight, a concentration of all participants in the parade in the city center in order to act and those who want to do the striking look of the costumes will take place rocks.
On Sunday, February 7, the children's parade will be held with the participation of schools in Totana and the same route as that of adults.
On Tuesday, February 9, will again be held, starting at 21.00, the "Night of the Masks", with the traditional concentration on the Constitution Square and back to the street parades San Cristobal, where sangria will be offered attendees.
In addition, the Saturday, February 13 for the second consecutive year, will take place the parade of the 17 clubs in Totana and ten foreign, beginning at 16:30 hours and being first broadcast live on the string "7 Television Region Murcia "for the whole autonomous region.
The route of the parade will be from the side of the municipal park, street Calvo Sotelo, Glorieta, John XXIII, Father Melchor de Benisa, Ramblica, Avenida Santa Eulalia, San Antonio, Bridge and Constitution Square, the award ceremony will be held in Plaza de la Balsa Vieja.
More stands in Bridge Street
Similarly, they reported that this year, again, about 280 seats on both sides of Bridge Street, for all people who want to see sitting parades, which will manage the PADISITO association stands installed, whose price is 5 euros for parades on 6 and 13 February and 3 euros for Children;
and a bonus of 10 euros for the three scheduled shows will be offered.
Tickets chairs are available in the city of Totana or through PADISITO association.
It was also reported that the parade will include 17 of the 22 federated clubs and during the week from 16 to 23 February the Federation of Peñas del Carnaval visit, along with the characters of this year, the Day Center "José Moya Trilla "and residence" La Purisima ".