Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019 | Spain, Dates , Venues & Tickets

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019

Where:   Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
When:    Sunday, February 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below.
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Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival
 2019 main events schedule:
  • PARADE Santa Cruz - 5.3.2019
  • FUNERAL of the Sardine - 6.3.2019
  • PARADE Puerto de la Cruz - 9.3.2019
The carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is held, yearly, mid January to mid February, different dates).
 
The preparations for the carnival start several month before, when the participants groups make their unique costumes.
 
Every group picks a subject to be represented in the carnival and the costumes are made for the chosen subject.
 
The Santa Cruz de Tenerife carnival is known as one of the greatest carnival in the world, second only to the carnival of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
 
In spite of the fact that in this period of year, carnivals are celebrated in all seven Canary Islands, the Santa Cruz de Tenerife is known as the greatest and beautiful one. Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.
 
The celebration begins, officially, with the choice of the queen's carnival, after it colorful dancing parades of the Samba's schools take place.
 
Every group with its colorful costumes competes on the first place. In addition to the dancing groups bands and choirs march alongside decorated horses.
 
The climax of the dancing contests is held on the third day of the carnival in the local stadium where thousand of visitors, locals and tourists, enjoy the scenes, music and amazing rhythm.

Reserve now your hotel in Santa Cruz de Tenerife and around.
Attractive prices suited for all budgets. Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or 
NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY. Get Immediate confirmation by email.

Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Carnaval de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Photo by: www.carnavaltenerife.es
IMPORTANT:
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
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Event related information
Admission fee:
 Free
Contact: 

Oficina de informacion:
Plaza de Espana, 1 - 38002
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife)
Phon: +34 922239811 +34 922239592
Fax +34 922239812


Santa Cruz de Tenerife travel information
Dialing code: 922
Longitude: -16.25462°
Latitude: 28.46824°
Spain information address: INSTITUTO DE TURISMO DE ESPAÑA - TURESPAÑA Jose Lázaro Galdiano, 6, 28071 Madrid - Tel.913433500
Tourist website: www.spain.info

Spain country details
Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France.
Capital: Madrid
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency: 220v 50Hz
Dialing country code: +34
Language: Castilian Spanish 74%, Catalan 17%, Galician 7%, Basque 2%; note - Castilian is the official language nationwide; the other languages are official regionally.

Spain background and overview:
Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World Wars I and II, but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986), have given Spain one of the most dynamic economies in Europe and made it a global champion of freedom. Continuing challenges include Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) terrorism and relatively high unemployment.

[Courtesy of The World Factbook]
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