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Carnivals in Spain Spanish Carnivals
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Carnivals in Spain
 Dates for Spanish Carnivals.
The Carnival centres around Shrove Tuesday.. ..
February 4th 2016.

 
Cádiz celebrates the carnival with processions from the weekend before, to the weekend after Dates for Shrove Tuesday

Cádiz Carnival.
The dates for carnival Feb 4, 2014 to Feb 14, 2016.


 

 

 

Many towns and villages will follow these dates with slight variations in length. Please check locally for exact dates.

 


When are Carnivals held; dates of carnivals in Spain


The starting day of Carnival and the length and complexity of carnivals varies from town to town, the festival usually ends on Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.


What is Lent?
Lent is a Christian Festival where believers give up all rich food. The day before Lent starts is known as Shrove Tuesday.


Carnivals centre around Shrove Tuesday.

 
 

Cádiz celebrates the carnival with processions from the weekend before, to the weekend after.

 

In general the carnival season in Spain begins on Septuagesima, the third Sunday before Ash Wednesday. In some places it starts as early as Twelfth Night (January 6).

 

The most important celebrations are generally concentrated during the last days of the season before Ash Wednesday and centred on Shrove Tuesday.

Every year, crowds of people come to experience this fiesta where everything is allowed and you have only one obligation: to have fun.
Rhythm, colour, flamboyance, luxury and of course the most brilliant spectacle. The Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival is the most “Brazilian” of all the Spanish carnivals, and it is famous all over the world for its popular flavour. For fifteen days, the streets of the city come alive with joy, freedom and extravagance.
Events: Children’s games and walks through the streets – Fancy-dress ball and contest – hot chocolate drinks at daybreak.



Carnival in Barcelona
4th -19th February 2016
The arrival of the carnival king and his entourage in Barcelona starts the Carnival 2013 on Thursday February 7th. He proclaims to all that for seven days, his reign of debauchery and excess has begun.  The carnival king arrives in a horse drawn carriage with all his entourage, bearers and musicians. He will first of all receive seven ambassadors from the seven villages and the ancient giants of Carnival and they will do their traditional dance in honour of the King.

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Tarragona Carnival

30 January to 9th February 2016

Local website


Santa Cruz de Tenerife Fiestas de Carnaval - Carnival
From Feb 8, 2014 to Mar 9, 2014

Tenerife says that this is the most flamboyant and extravagant of all carnivals..
 Every year for 15 days Santa Cruz de Tenerife takes on the lifestyle and flavour of the best Brazilian carnivals.
 
 
 

Vilafranca del Penedès Carnival
February 4th to 12th 2016

A party in honour of the King Carnival   begins when he arrives with his entourage on Maundy Thursday until Easter Sunday. 

 
 
German Carnival of Calpe
Organised by the Club Carnaval Calpe, a group made up of Germans living in Calpe and Calpe natives who have strengthened their traditions in the town and the relationship between both cultures through these festivals and other popular activities.
Events: Big parade of folk groups and music bands – International Music and Folklore Contest.  Events: Great parade of folk groups and bands - International Music Competition and Folklore at the Municipal Sports Pavilion.
From Feb 8, 2014 to Mar 9, 2014

 
Xinso de Lima Carnival

From Jan 16 , 2014 to Feb 14 2016. The great parade in on Carnival Tuesday.
It is the longest carnival celebrated in Spain. The fiestas begin three Sundays before the actual carnival on 'Fareleiro' Sunday, a comic battle in which the entire townspeople get covered in flour. This is followed by 'Oleiro' Sunday, a tradition which involves throwing water into the air from earthenware pots onto people gathered below, until someone falls to the ground and is consequently soaked. Next 'Corredoiro' Sunday, a popular festivity in which the 'comparsas' begin to invade the streets of the town, which marks the threshold of O Entroido.
Of interest are the 'pantallas', characters armed with 'vejigas' and wearing curious masks.
Location
Xinzo de Limia (Ourense)

 
 

 


Carnaval de Verín (O Entroido) -
Carnival of Verín (O Entroido)
The “fariñadas” (flour fights) and the masked figure of the “Cigarrón”
are the most typical elements of the Verín Carnival (Ourense).
The festivities begin on the morning of what is known as “Corredoiro Sunday”, with the sound of fireworks, bands of street musicians and the first groups of cigarrones (masked men who run through the town encouraging people to join in the fun). That same day in the afternoon-evening, the first masked ball and the first “fariñada” or flour battle, is held in the Plaza Mayor square. However, the official start of the Carnival takes place on the “jueves de comadres” (women’s Thursday), when the women leave the men behind at home, put on their disguises and go out for dinner. When midnight comes, the crowd takes to the streets to receive the Carnival cortège and to hear the official proclamation which opens the general revelries. And throughout the days of the festivities there are flour fights, masked balls, processions of carnival groups and bands, competitions, the chance to sample typical local products, etc… The most intense day is on Sunday, as the great Parade of Floats, Bands, Masks and Cigarrones takes place at midday.
Verín (Ourense)
The dates for carnival Feb 27, 2014 to Mar 9, 2014.

 

http://www.carnavaldeverin.com/

 

http://www.verin.es/images/pdf/entroidos-ourense.pdf

 

http://www.verin.es/

 

Santiago de Compostela ,
in Galicia, celebrates this age-old fiesta where masks and fancy dress combine with carnival floats and typical cuisine.
O Antroido is the name given to Carnival in Galicia. It is a deep-rooted tradition in this Region, especially in its capital, Santiago. Here, masks and fancy dress fill the city streets. On the Tuesday there is a parade with floats and carnival groups formed by local residents and friends. On Ash Wednesday, the day that marks the end of the celebrations and the beginning of lent, there is a satirical procession that ends up with the burning of "Meco", a doll that represents the Carnival, in Plaza de O Toural Square. The celebrations can also be felt on these days through the regional gastronomy, with dishes such as Galician stew, filloas (like pancakes), shoulder of pork and cacheiras (type of potato omelette).
Santiago de Compostela (A Coruña)
 No dates yet for 2014 but probably weekend Sunday 2nd March    website


Puebla de Lillo Torchlight Carnival
skiing descent
 
http://www.nieveleonsanisidro.com/
The dates for carnival Feb 27, 2014 to Mar 9, 2014.
Location
Estación de esquí de San Isidro
Puerto San Isidro
24855 Puebla de Lillo (León)
sanisidro@dipuleon.es

http://www.estacionsanisidro.com
 
 
Alicante Carnival
The dates for carnival Feb 27, 2014 to Mar 9, 2014.
Alicante/Alacante Carnival is the world upside down, the denial of the everyday, suspending taboos and prohibitions, and will allow all excesses. The symbols and erotic sex are associated with frequent and folkloric events that take place during this period. Costumes and masks are essential components of this feast. Read More
 
 
 
Fiestas of the Carnival of Águilas
One of the best carnivals n Spain and unique with its 'egg battle' and the release of 'la musona'.
Best carnivals in Spain
Lots of  processions, masks, and the opposing sides of Don Carnaval and Doña Cuaresma.
 
map Aguilas, Spain carnival
Date: From Feb 22, 2014 to Mar 8, 2014
Place: Águilas (Murcia)
Contact details
http://www.carnavaldeaguilas.org/

 
 


Murcia
The "Entierro de la Sardina" (Burial of the Sardine)
26 April 2014
This enjoyable fiesta forms part of the programme of events for the Spring Fiestas in the city of Murcia.
The "Entierro de la Sardina" (Burial of the Sardine) is a traditional parade which normally closes the Carnival celebrations. In Murcia, this event stands out for certain characteristics that make it highly original. One thing that makes it unusual is the late date it is held, after the Easter celebrations - right at the end of the following week. These festivities date back to 1850, when a group of students decided to form an entourage presided over by a sardine, symbolising fasting and abstinence, to relive the fiesta celebrated at Carnival.
Thirty or so "sardinero" groups make up the enjoyable "Entierro de la Sardina" parade. These groups also liven up the city with street entertainment on the days before the parade. The night before, the Testament of Lady Sardine is read from the balcony of the town hall. It takes a humorous look at current political and social issues.
The following day is the big cavalcade, which has two different parts: the "cabecera", with "giants and big-heads", carnival groups and brass bands; and the floats, dedicated to the gods of Olympus, where thousands of toys are thrown out into the crowd. They all accompany the sardine to the place where it is burned, with a firework display and a huge people's fiesta that lasts into the early hours.
Murcia (Murcia) Read More
 
Laza, Galicia
The small community of Laza boasts about 900 inhabitants and entroido is one of the focal points around which the townspeople organize their lives. The Carnival play is acted out through music, dance, and feasting. Ritualized aggression involves participants whipping spectators and throwing ash, flour, water, and dirt filled with ants on one another. Makeshift floats express social and political commentary as does the public reading of a testament that provides comical, satirical, and exaggerated statements about the actions of the townspeople during the past year.
 
Málaga Carnival.
Carnivals In Spain
15th to 25th February
 
Markina-Xemein Carnival
15 to 25 February
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, País Vasco
 
 Morón de la Frontera Carnival
Carnivals In Spain
 
Festivals in Cadiz, Spain. Pestinada Fiesta.
 
 
Punta Umbría Carnival.
Carnivals In Spain
Feb  to Mar

 

San Sebastian Carnival, Spain
Carnivals In Spain
The first references about the San Sebastian Carnival date from 1814. But one may assume that the Carnival in San Sebastian has a longer history, as far as we know that the great fire in 1813 destroyed the town almost completely. Even then, a year after the disaster, there were masquerades marching through the ruined streets, continuing the long tradition of the carnival.
 
 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Fiestas de Carnaval
Tenerife Carnival
February 15th to 26th
 
Sitges Carnival
15th to 25th February
February is carnival time in Spain and Sitges join's in the fun. This one for some reason has become the truly gay festival. Many carnivals around the world are gay festivals but Sitges carnival is world famous for it's exotic style and extravagance.
 
Torrevieja Carnival
 
Vinaròs
It's carnival time again in Vinaròs, Valencia, Spain an excellent carnival one of the best events in Spain. Best carnivals and festivals in Spain
 
Zalduondo Carnival
15 to 25 February
Another fancy dress fiesta in Spain. In this one the local's dress as sheep, yes, sheep.

 
 
 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 



Águilas, Murcia
Fiestas de Carnaval - Carnival
Date: 2013
Fiestas of the Carnival of Águilas
Full of colour from the processions of masks, groups, the releasing of the 'la musona' and the 'egg battle' between the followers of Don Carnaval and Doña Cuaresma.




Carnaval de Verín
Galicia town of Verin
2013 ?

Vilafranca del Penedès Carnival
A party in honour of the King Carnival is alive with special passion begins when he arrives with his entourage on Maundy Thursday until Easter Monday.





 
Carnaval de Xinzo de Limia - Xinzo de Limia Carnival
Date: 2013 ?
The great parade in on Carnival Tuesday.
It is the longest carnival celebrated in Spain. The fiestas begin three Sundays before the actual carnival on 'Fareleiro' Sunday, a comic battle in which the entire townspeople get covered in flour.
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Carnaval del Toro, Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca)
 Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca)
Date: 2013 ?
 ( check dates)

Carnaval de Águilas (Murcia)
Date: 2013 ?
 Águilas (Murcia)

Carnaval Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Date: 2013 ?
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife)

Carnaval de Cadiz Cádiz
Date: 2013?
 Cádiz (Cádiz)

Carnaval de Santoña (Cantabria)
Date: 2013 ?
 Santoña (Cantabria)

Carnaval del Toro , Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca)
Date: 2013 ?
 Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca

Carnaval, Chinchón
Date: 2013 ?
 Chinchón

Carnaval, El Alamo
Date: 2013 ?
 El Alamo

Carnaval, Getafe
Date: 2013 ?
 Getafe

Carnavales, Rivas-Vaciamadrid
Date:2013 ?
 Rivas-Vaciamadrid

Carnaval de Fuenlabrada
Date: 2013 ?
 Fuenlabrada
Carnaval del Ulla, Vedra
Date: 20th and 21st February 2012
 Vedra

Carnavales, Amurrio (Álava)
Date: 2013 ?
 Amurrio

Carnavales Vitoria Gasteiz (Álava)
Date:2013 ?
 Vitoria Gasteiz

Carnaval de Villarrobledo
Date: 2013 ?
 Villarrobledo

Carnaval de Hellín
Date:
 2013 ?
 Hellín

Carnaval, Torrevella/Torrevieja
Date:
 2013 ?
 Torrevella/Torrevieja

Carnaval, Cuevas del Almanzora (Almería)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Cuevas del Almanzora

Carnaval, Vélez Blanco (Almería)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Vélez Blanco

Carnaval de Zafra
Date:
 2013 ?
 Zafra

Carnaval de Badajoz
Date:
 2013 ?
 Badajoz

Festes de Carnaval - Sa Rua i Sa Rueta, Palma de Mallorca
Date:
 2013 ?
Palma de Mallorca

Carnaval Centelles
Date:
 2013 ?
 Centelles

Carnaval Vilanova i la Geltrú
Date:
 2013 ?
 Vilanova i la Geltrú

Carnaval, Torelló
 2013 ?

Carnaval Premià de Mar
 2013 ?

Carnaval, Hacinas
 2013 ? Hacinas

Carnaval, Lerma
 2013 ? Lerma

Carnaval, Navalmoral de la Mata (Cáceres)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Navalmoral de la Mata

Carnaval, Escurial (Cáceres)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Escurial

Carnaval Chipiona (Cádiz)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Chipiona

Carnaval Conil de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Date: 2
2013 ?
 Conil de la Frontera

Carnaval de Cadiz Cádiz
Date:
 2013 ?
Cádiz

Carnaval Especial Algeciras (Cádiz)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Algeciras

Carnaval Arcos de la Frontera (Cádiz)
Date:
 2013 ?
 Arcos de la Frontera

Carnavales, Camargo
Date:
 2013 ?
Camargo

Carnaval de Santoña
Date: 2
2013 ?
 Santoña

Carnaval de Vinaròs
Date:
 2013 ?
 Vinaròs

Carnavales, Ciudad Real
Date:
 2013 ?
 Ciudad Real

Carnaval Herencia
Date:
 2013 ?
 Herencia

Carnaval Churriego, Miguelturra
Date:
 2013 ?
Miguelturra

Carnaval, Campo de Criptana
Date:
 2013 ?
 Campo de Criptana

Carnaval Puertollano
Date:
 2013 ?
Puertollano

Carnaval, Cabra
Date:
 2013 ?
Cabra

Carnaval, Lucena
 2013 ? Lucena

Carnaval, Luque
Date:
 2013 ?
 Luque

Carnaval Córdoba
Córdoba
Date:
 2013 ?

Carnaval, Blanes
Date:
 2013 ?
Blanes

Carnaval, Fortià
Date:
 2013 ?
Fortià

Carnaval de Roses
Date:
 2013 ?
Roses

Carnaval, Salar
Date:
 2013 ?
 Salar

Carnavales Renteria
Date:
 2013 ?
 Renteria

Carnaval, Calañas
Date:
 2013 ?
 Calañas


 
Madrid Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
All the usual carnival traditions in Madrid, burying the sardine, fancy dress, shows for the children, beer, wine and food tasting for the adults.


Sitges Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
 carnival time in Spain and Sitges join's in the fun. This one for some reason has become the truly gay festival. Many carnivals around the world are gay festivals but Sitges carnival is world famous for it's exotic style and extravagance.


Alicante Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?

Markina-Xemein Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?

Vizcaya - Bizkaia, País Vasco

Carnival signifies a kind of carousing; by Spain carnival we mean the traditional festivities of Spain celebrated in different seasons or occasions. During Spain carnivals the locals get into various fun activities like dancing, singing and making merry. Traditional food delicacies and liquor are the appropriate company for Spain carnivals, often the natives goes for feasts during carnival times in Spain .

Spain carnivals are usually celebrated into winter seasons. Various Spain carnivals are famous world-wide for their colourful mood and presentation. Fancy dress processions, float parades, jokes etc are the indispensable part of Spain carnivals .

In different Spain villages group of natives gathers together at wintry night, lighting the fire to celebrate countryside festivals. Among many colloquial Spain festivities, some of the significant carnivals of Spain include,

Barcelona's carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
Villanova I la Geltrú and Sitges
Las fiestas de Carnaval
Choral contests
Traditional International Car Rally of Barcelona-Sitges
Barcelona's Carnival is good but of less importance as it is less exciting, because in this festival no central parade or procession takes place.

Villanova I la Geltrú and Sitges is an exotic carnival of Spain where the participants dances their heart and parties like un-tamed animals till the sunrise crawls in the cities. The colorful processions of this festival are worth to experience.

Las fiestas de Carnaval of Spain takes place according to the liturgical calendar, sometimes in February, around the week before Ash Wednesday.

Choral contests in Spain are also a presumed occasion that holds a different genre of specialty. In this occasion natives of Spain are similarly dressed; they all sing together and perform on the traditional music on humors and irony on various popular myths of Spain.

Traditional International Car Rally of Barcelona-Sitges, Now this is a great festival of Spain. For many years this car rally is taking place in Spain. Cars which were made before 1920, they take part in these rallies, and all the participants dress up according to that period.

Spain carnivals are one of the great subjects of interest to the traveller of Spain.


Tenerife Festivals & Carnivals
Date:
 2013 ?
Carnivals: Celebrated during February in Tenerife, carnivals are the most important celebrations in all the districts of Tenerife particularly in the capital Santa Cruz.
More information about carnivals in Tenerife, Spain

Corpus Christi: (June) Carpets of flowers and volcanic earth in La Orotava and La Laguna.

Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria: (14/15 of August) Festival of patron saint of the island in Candelaria.

San Andrés: (29/30 of November) New wine tasting festival in Icod, La Orotava and Puerto de la Cruz.

According to many people the carnivals in Tenerife, Spain are one of the most well-known features of Tenerife and the best after those of Rio de Janeiro. All the islanders gather together at these annual festivities in a mass outburst of collective gaiety.

The main celebrations take place in Santa Cruz de Tenerife in the areas near the port where people dance to the sound of the best Salsa groups.
Few are the inhabitants of Tenerife who do not prepare their fancy dress to show off during theses happy days.

During the twenty seven days of the carnivals in Tenerife, Spain many important festivities are held such as the election of the Queen, competitions of street bands, processions and above all the impressive cavalcade which blends "Caribean" and "European" into a garland of colour and spectacle.

Whoever visits Tenerife, Spain during the month of February should not miss the vibrant and bustling celebrations and if possible join the crowd in fancy dress



San Sebastian Carnival, Spain
Date:
 2013 ?
The first references about the San Sebastian Carnival date from 1814.  Carnivals in Spain. But one may assume that the Carnival in San Sebastian has a longer history, as far as we know that the great fire in 1813 destroyed the town almost completely. Even then, a year after the disaster, there were masquerades marching through the ruined streets, continuing the long tradition of the carnival... Read More

Morón de la Frontera Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?

Carnaval, Águilas (Murcia)
 2013 ?Fiestas of the Carnival of Águilas
Full of colour from the processions of masks, groups, the releasing of the 'la musona' and the 'egg battle' between the followers of Don Carnaval and Doña Cuaresma. Dates


Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain
www.ayunt-sevilla.es
Date:
 2013 ?


Almería Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
Almería


 Almería, Andalucia, Spain
Auditorio Municipal Maestro Padilla
http://www.almeria.com
 2013 ?


Málaga Carnival.
Date:
 2013 ?
   Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.malagaturismo.com
 
 
 Loja
Date:
 2013 ?
   Granada, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.granada.org

 Punta Umbría
 Huelva
Date:
 2013 ?
http://www.ayuntamientohuelva.es

 Carnival. Carnivals in Spain. Called the Carnival of light, this explosion of colour starts with a chance to try different dishes all made with cockles as the main ingredient. ..
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Cuevas del Almanzora Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
 Cuevas del Almanzora
 Almería, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.indalia.es
 Carnival. Carnivals in Spain Burial of the Sardine. It starts the night before Ash Wednesday with the vigil, when everyone dresses in a sheet with a veil to announce the death of the Sardine. . .Read More


Gibraleón Carnival.
Date:
 2013 ?
 Gibraleón
 Huelva, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.ayuntamientohuelva.es
 Carnival. Two different associations fill the carnival with colour and sharp criticism.


Date:
 2013 ?
 Alhama de Granada
  Granada, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.alhama.org
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 Huelva Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
 Huelva, Andalucia, Spain
http://www.ayuntamientohuelva.es
 Carnival. Carnivals in Spain. The fun and laughter of the carnival invade the streets. An established competition for carnival groups at the Gran Teatro .. Read More


Almuñécar Carnival.
Date:
 2013 ?
Almuñécar
 Granada
http://www.granada.org
 Carnival. Carnivals in Spain. From the 12th to the17th you can enjoy the carnival week in La Herradura and Almuñécar. Street parades and fancy dress competitions.... Read More


Laza, Galicia
The small community of Laza boasts about 900 inhabitants and entroido is one of the focal points around which the townspeople organize their lives. The Carnival play is acted out through music, dance, and feasting. Ritualized aggression involves participants whipping spectators and throwing ash, flour, water, and dirt filled with ants on one another. Makeshift floats express social and political commentary as does the public reading of a testament that provides comical, satirical, and exaggerated statements about the actions of the townspeople during the past year.




Malaga Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
http://www.carnavaldemalaga.com/#


Carnivals
Carnivals In Spain
As elsewhere in the Catholic world, carnival is celebrated in Spain before the 40 days of Lent. Most Spanish communities towns stage some kind of parade, and there is usually a dance and a " Carnival Queen" contest.  Carnivals in Spain. As one of Spain's major ports during the 16th century, Cadiz copied the carnival of Venice, a city with which it had much trade, and since then it has become the liveliest and most dazzling carnival town in mainland Spain, famous for its amusing and creative figurines and satirical song groups.



The Carnivals in Spain centre around Shrove Tuesday February 12th 2013, March 4th 2014). Most towns celebrate the carnival with processions either the weekend before or after. Larger towns have festivities lasting all week.

The best-known celebrations being those of Cadiz Carnival. Other nearby towns such as El Puerto de Santa María, Rota, San Fernando, Chiclana, Algeciras, Medina-Sidonia and Trebujena have lavish carnivals. Isla Cristina and Ayamonte, are also famous for their elaborate costumes and excitement, drawing visitors from throughout the region and the other side of the Portuguese border as well.

The carnival is the fiesta of the people. It is a reaction against the abstentions and prohibitions of all types. This fiesta attempts to break social order and liberalise instincts, helped by wearing masks and fancy dress.

During the Civil War, General Franco abolished the Carnival in rebel areas. After the war there was still much opposition to the Carnival by the rulers so Franco abolished the Carnival in 1937. However, it continued in Cadiz and some other towns namely, Ayamonte, Isla Cristina, Fuentes de Andalucia, Trabujena, and Benamajoma.


Carnival of Lantz
Carnivals in Spain
A long-standing rural tradition in which the forces of good and evil confront each other in a symbolic battle, during which the thirst for justice stirs up public rage. Every Tuesday during carnival week, in the little village of Lantz, the legendarily evil bandit Miel Otxin is imprisoned and sentenced to death by fire. The three-metre high effigy is dressed in a patterned blouson, blue trousers and a red sash, with his arms stretched out in a cross and crowned with a colourfully embellished conical cap. Various other characters accompany him on the procession: Ziripot, a roly-poly, good natured chap made from sacks full of bracken and hay who can barely stay upright; Zaldico, a wild horse which charges him until he falls to the ground; meanwhile, the Arotzak carrying hammers and pincers, runs behind El Zaldico to try to shoe him, and finally the Txatxos, enveloped in animal skins and armed with staves and broomsticks, bellow incoherently while harassing everyone present.
Locality: LANTZ (31798)

Zone: The Pyrenees

www.pirineos.com


Gibraleón Carnival.
Carnivals In Spain
 Gibraleón
 Huelva, Andalucia, Spain


Laza, Galicia
February
The small community of Laza boasts about 900 inhabitants and entroido is one of the focal points around which the townspeople organize their lives. The Carnival play is acted out through music, dance, and feasting. Ritualized aggression involves participants whipping spectators and throwing ash, flour, water, and dirt filled with ants on one another. Makeshift floats express social and political commentary as does the public reading of a testament that provides comical, satirical, and exaggerated statements about the actions of the townspeople during the past year.

Pestinada  Fiestas
Los Dedócratas Club has been organizing the popular Pestiñada for over 25 years.
The Pestiñada always takes place on Saturday in the Plaza de San Francisco, Cadiz, Andalucia, Spain from 2230 hours and runs through to dawn.

 Bornos Carnival
Date:
 2013 ?
 Bornos
 Cádiz


 
Carnaval de Vinaròs,
 2013 ?
 
O Antroido (Carnival Fiestas)
Santiago de Compostela
 2013 ?
 
 
Feb - Mar

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Fiestas de Carnaval - Carnival
The dates for carnivals in Spain


AÑO


FECHAS

MARTES DE CARNAVAL
(Coso de Santa Cruz)

ENTIERRO SARDINA

COSO CARROZAS
(Puerto de la Cruz)

2014

15 de Febrero al 1 de Marzo

24 de Febrero

25 de Febrero

28 de Febrero

2015

23 de Febrero al 9 de Marzo

4 de Marzo

5 de Marzo

8 de Marzo

2016

31 de Enero al 14 de Febrero

9 de Febrero

10 de Febrero

13 de Febrero

2017

19 Febrero al 5 de Marzo

28 de Febrero

1 de Marzo

4 de Marzo

2018

3 de Febrero al 18 de Febrero

13 de Febrero

14 de Febrero

17 Febrero

2019

24 Febrero al 10 de Marzo

5 de Marzo

6 de Marzo

9 de Marzo

2020

16 de Febrero al 1 de Marzo

25 de Febrero

26 de Febrero

29 de Febrero