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Sitges Carnival Carnaval 2015

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Start Date: February 12, 2015
End Date: February 18, 2015
Time: 7:30 am to 12:00 am

Email: ajuntament@sitges.cat

Location: Sitges Promanade, Barcelona, Spain

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A wild, colorful and noisy ‘Mardi Gra’ type carnival.

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With over 300,000 party goers, at it’s height.

Parades are due to be on:
Sun 15th Feb 2015 Carnival Parade Sitges ‘Rua de la Disbauxa’, or the Debauchery Parade
and
Tue 17th Feb 2015 Carnival Parade Sitges ‘Rua de lExterminior’ Extermination Parade

On the promenade and streets of Sitges

Often over 40 floats filled with beautiful people, young and old, of every persuasion, scantily dressed in colourful, wild and fun costumes. Parading around the streets of Sitges. Most Sitgeans and visitors dress up in crazy and fun costumes tto dance and party through the night.

Regarded by many, as one of Europe’s safest, wildest, street carnival.

Though rumbustious, the atmosphere is amazing with many people in fancy dress. Allowing the police to concentrate on marshaling the parade, which is behind a safety fence. Beauties male, female, young and old wear inventive, colourful and sometime skimpy outfits. Whilst the drumming bands keep the crowd and dancers active well into the morning.

And many stay out right through to after dawn

On the promenade and streets of Sitges

CARNIVAL SITGES 2015 AGENDA

OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 06th FEBRUARY

  • 8pm – 20:00hrs: Ateneu Popular de Sitges: Xerrada de Carnaval (A discussion on the subject of Carnival). “Quin cost té el Carnaval?” (How much does Carnival cost?)
    Participants include representatives from the Carnival entities, comparsa groups and members of civil society organisations. Organized by the Ateneu Popular de Sitges and the Agrupació de Balls Populars de Sitges.

SUNDAY 08th FEBRUARY

  • 6pm – 18:00hrs: Theater Hall of El Retiro: Gran Quinto Carnavaler/Carnaval 2015
    El Quinto is a popular “bingo-style game”. Prizes awarded by the Carnival Retiro’s groups.

THURSDAY 12th FEBRUARY

  • 7.30pm – 19:30hrs: La Fragata: Arrival of his Majesty Carnestoltes (“Arribo”) performed by the Colla “Erem Pocs”.
    At the end of the “Arribo”, SM Carnestoltes and his entourage will go on Parade along the Paseo de la Ribera to the Sports Bar, where they will wait until the Queen performs her presentation.
  • 8.45pm – 20:45hrs: Parade of SM Carnestoltes and his entourage to Cap de la Vila where they will meet the Carnival Queen (parade: Bassa Rodona, Plaça Pou Vedre, Espalter, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila)
  • 8pm – 20:00hrs: At the end of the “Arribo”, Presentation of the Carnival Queen & Children’s Carnival Queen ,performed by Colla Show Carrusel del Prado. Followed by the parade “Rua de las Cortes Imperiales de las Reinas” (“Rua of the Imperial Courts of the Queens”.

    Parade route:
    Paseo de la Ribera, Bonaire, Parellades, Cap de la Vila (where HM Carnestoltes will be met), Major and Ayuntamiento (Town Hall) where HM Carnestoltes will proclaim his reign with the traditional “Predicot” (speech) 21:15h.

    LINK TO THE MAPS OF RUA DEL ARRIBO AND RUA OF CARNIVAL QUEENS
    mapa-arribo

  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Palau del Rei Moro: Xatonada + show  with jokes, with the visit of his Majesty Carnestoltes and the Queen of Carnival.
    The Gallofa, a satirical and uncensored magazine produced by the association will be distributed at the event.
    Organized by  l’Agrupació de Balls Populars de Sitges.
    Tickets for sale at “Copisteria El Pati” (C /. Illa de Cuba 10) until 10th February. Price 18 €  ABPS members and 20 € non-members.
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Societat Recreativa El Retiro: Xatonada – Dance /Carnaval 2015 with the presence of his Majesty Carnestoltes and his entourage. Music by “Rumba al Bar”
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Casino El Prado: Xatonada+ spectacle by Show Carrusel “Sempre la Revista”/Carnaval 2015 with the presence of his Majesty Carnestoltes and the Carnival Queen and the Children’s Queen.

FRIDAY 13th  FEBRUARY

  • 9am – 9:00hrs onwards: HM Carnestoltes, the Queen of Carnival and the Children’s Carnival Queen, visit schools, nursing homes and senior citizens homes. From 09:00h in the morning and throughout the day.
  • 7pm to 11pm – 19:00 to 23: 00hrs:  Palau Maricel. Gran Gala Venecia 2015  (Charity Gala)
  • 7.30pm – 19:30hrs: Visit of HM Carnestoltes to the neighborhood of  les Cases Noves
  • 8.30pm – 20:30hrs: Primer de Maig Street: Afterwork Carnavaler with the presence of his Majesty Carnestoltes and the Carnival Queen
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Elegibó in concert  in the Casino Prado presents “Kimbara” and the new Carnival 2015 song, with the participation of  Eli Percusssió Menuda and other guest artists. Free entrance.
  • 11.30pm – 23:30h: Revival Party, at Casino Prado, (18 and over). Ticket+drink 10€ for Casino Prado’s members and 15€ for non-members.

SATURDAY 14th FEBRUARY

  • 10am – 10:00hrs: Visit to the Mercat Municipal of HM Carnestoltes and the Queen of Carnival. Mercat Municipal.
  • 12pm – 12:00h: Bed Race. Starts in front of the Casino Prado Suburense’s Gardens at 12:00 h. Participation of HM Carnestoltes with the presence of the Carnival Queen and the Children’s Carnival Queen.

    Route: Casino Prado, Francesc Gumà, Jesús, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Sant Pere, Passeig de la Ribera to the finishing line in front of Lizarran.From 10.30hrs 10.30am in the morning, group Colla “No K-lia”  will entertain the people in Cap de la Vila.

    LINK TO THE MAP OF BED RACE+ RUA TEQUEREQUE MARKATU
     mapa-cursa-llits

  • 4.30pm to 8pm – 16:30 to 20:00hrs: Children’s Party at Plaza Catalunya  (Poble Sec), with the presence of his Majesty Carnestoltes and his entourage.
  • 5.30pm – 17:30hrs: ¡11ª Tequereque Festa!  with a performance of guest groups and over 150 percussionists. Plaça Ajuntament 17:30 h. Markatú Parade starting 17:45h: Major, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Joan Tarrida, Plaça Industria (special performance), Primer de Maig, Parellades, Cap de la Vila (special performance) and ending around 12:00h
  • 7.30pm – 19:30hrs: Parade of HM Carnestoltes through different businesses and shops collaborators with Colla Erem Pocs, SM Carnestoltes organizers.
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Casino El Prado: Xatonada+ spectacle by Show Carrusel “Sempre la Revista”/Carnaval 2015 with the presence of his Majesty Carnestoltes and the Carnival Queens.

SUNDAY 15th FEBRUARY

  • 12 Midday – 12:00hrs: Rua Infantil (Children’s Parade), click on link for the itinerary CHILDRENS PARADE. Starts in Cap de la Vila.
    At the end of the Rua there will be a junior disco in El Prado. For children belonging to the Carnival groups of Prado and Prado’s members. Free entrance.
    At the end of the Rua there will be a Kids Costume Dance in Retiro’s gardens with Disco Marín. Free Entrance
  • 8pm – 20:00hrs:  Rua de la Disbauxa (adults parade). click on link for the itinerary ADULTS PARADE. Starts in Cap de la Vila.
    When the Rua ends, there will be dancing in El Prado (18 years and over) and El Retiro with Carnival Dancing (10€ ticket+drink).  For members of the entities only.

LINKS TO MAPS OF CARNIVAL RUAS SITGES 2015: 

Mapa-rua-infantil Mapa-rua-noche

MONDAY 16th FEBRUARY

  • 5pm – 17:00hrs: Casino Prado: Hot chocolate + Kids Party Show and the presence of the Carnival Queen and Children’s Carnival Queen. For children belonging to the Carnival groups of Prado. Invitation required. Oficial presentation of Elegibó Percussió Menuda.
  • 9pm – 21:00hrs: El Retiro: Dancing- Lunch in the Theater Hall of El Retiro. Music by Andreu’s Orquestra.

TUESDAY 17th FEBRUARY

  • 3pm – 15:00hrs: Rua Infantil (Children’s Parade), click on link for the itinerary CHILDRENS PARADE. Starts in Cap de la Vila.
    At the end of the Rua there will be a junior disco in El Prado. For children belonging to the Carnival groups of Prado and Prado’s members. Free entrance.
    At the end of the Rua there will be a Kids Costume Dance in Retiro’s gardens with Disco Marín. Free Entrance
  • 8pm – 20:00hrs: Rua del Extermini (adults parade). click on link for the itinerary ADULTS PARADE. Starts Cap de la Vila.
    When the Rua ends, there will be dancing in El Prado (18 years and over) and El Retiro with Carnival Dancing (10€ ticket+drink). For members of the entities only.

LINKS TO MAPS OF CARNIVAL RUAS SITGES 2015: 

Mapa-rua-infantil Mapa-rua-noche

 ASH WEDNESDAY, 18th FEBRUARY

  • 4.pm to 5pm – 16:00 to 17:00hrs: Societat Recreativa El Retiro, in La Can Tina: Coffee, spirits and cigar…
  • 6.30 – 18:30hrs: Farewell to HM Carnestoltes at the Town Hall. Sitgetans and Sitgetanes are all invited to say goodbye to their King.
  • 7pm – 19:00hrs: Carnestoltes’ Burial Rua. – “Entierro de la Sardina” – Parade route: Major, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Passeig de la Ribera and continues to the Beach of la Fragata
  • 8pm – 20:00hrs: on the Beach of la Fragata, farewell ceremony of HM Carnestoltes, with reading of last will and Testament.LINK TO THE MAP OF BURIAL RUA AND MRS. LENT mapa-entierro-carnestoltes
  • 8.30pm – 20:30hrs: Arrival of Señora Cuaresma (Mrs. Lent). La Fragata. This takes place after the farewell of Carnestoltes.
    Starting of the Rua (parade): Passeig de la Ribera, Bonaire, Parellades until Cap de la Vila where the vegetables manifest will be read
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Casino Prado Suburense: Dinner – Closure of Carnival with diplomas and keepsakes.
  • 10pm – 22:00hrs: Societat Recreativa El Retiro: Carnival finale with Xatonada.

SAT 21st FEBRUARY

  • 9.30pm – 21:30hrs: IPrivate Xatonada finale of the Carnival Group Carrossòdrom (float makers).

Sitges Carnival 2012 Official Program released here (in a CD style format), includes a cut out costume :): http://issuu.com/ajuntamentdesitges/docs/sitges_programa/1?mode=window

A wild, colorful and noisy ‘Mardi Gra’ type carnival.
With over 300,000 party goers, at it’s height.

Often over 40 floats filled with beautiful people, young and old, of every persuasion,

A wild, colourful and noisy ‘Mardi Gra’ type carnival.
With over 300,000 party goers, at it’s height.

Often over 40 floats filled with beautiful people, young and old, of every persuasion,  scantily dressed in colourful, wild and fun costumes. Parading around the streets of Sitges. Most Sitgeans and visitors dress up in crazy and fun costumes to dance and party through the night.

Regarded by many, as one of Europe’s safest, wildest, street carnival.

Though rumbustious, the atmosphere is amazing with many people in fancy dress. Allowing the police to concentrate on marshalling the parade, which is behind a safety fence.   Beauties male, female, young and old wear inventive, colourful and sometime skimpy outfits. Whilst the drumming bands keep the crowd and dancers active well into the morning.

And many stay out right through to after dawn

A wild, colorful and noisy ‘Mardi Gra’ type carnival.

With over 300,000 party goers, at it’s height.

Often over 40 floats filled with beautiful people, young and old, of every persuasion,  scantily dressed in colourful, wild and fun costumes. Parading around the streets of Sitges. Most Sitgeans and visitors dress up in crazy and fun costumes to dance and party through the night.

Regarded by many, as one of Europe’s safest, wildest, street carnival.

Though rumbustious, the atmosphere is amazing with many people in fancy dress. Allowing the police to concentrate on marshaling the parade, which is behind a safety fence.   Beauties male, female, young and old wear inventive, colourful and sometime skimpy outfits. Whilst the drumming bands keep the crowd and dancers active well into the morning.

And many stay out right through to after dawn

The Arrival of the Carnival

Thursday

The carnival is governed by ‘el Rei dels Poca-soltes’ (King of the foolish!), accompanied by the Queen of Carnival, to spread an atmosphere of revelry and debauchery in dozens of social events and cultural events around town.

Election of the Queen

Children’s Carnival

Events in El Retiro, the Prado or the Association of folk dances.

Friday

Her Majesty, the Carnival Queen and entourage visit schools and institutions in the town (also Saturday afternoon).

Street music and children’s activities in Sitges town.

The parades : Sunday & Tuesday

Sunday night is an important highlight during the Sitges Carnival, a parade of 50 plus floats and often over 3,500 costumed participants, held on the Rua de la Disbauxa (Road of debauchery!) and around Sitges.

It travels through the heart of the town

Tuesday night, it all happens again! Often with a greater number of visitors, to party the night away.

Children in fancy dress & costumes also take to the streets on the same day, but in the afternoon.

MAIN PARADE 7.30pm Sunday

Rua de la Disbauxa, or the Debauchery Parade

12 noon

  • Cap de la Vila
  • Pare-Ilades
  • Bonaire
  • Passeig de la Ribera
  • Bassa Rodona
  • Plaça del Pou Vedre
  • Espalter
  • Sant Fran-cesc i Cap de la Vila. 

8 pm Parade debauchery

  • Cap de la Vila
  • Parellades
  • Bonaire
  • Pas-seig de la Ribera fins a La Fra-gata
  • Tornada pel Passeig de la 

MAIN PARADE 7.30pm Tuesday 

‘Rua de lExterminior Extermination Parade

3 pm, Infants

  • Cap de la Vila
  • Pare-Ilades
  • Bonaire
  • Passeig de la Ribera
  • Bassa Rodona
  • Plaça del Pou Vedre
  • Espalter
  • Sant Fran-cesc i Cap de la Vila

View ROUTE: Carnaval Carnival Sitges 2014 Night for Adults in a larger map

Description translated below: But see Map Below or 

on previous Catalan Carnival Brochure PDF

La rua de Mar: Agnes Home in Sitges Avda Directorate . Nostra Senyora del Vinyet, pujant per Avda. Sofia and continuing along Passeig Vila-nova , until the  l’Escola Pia i Esteve Barrachina . From there , continue along Platja Sant Se-bastiàAvda. Balmins for academic bar finally arriving for the first time in the history of Carnival at the Melia Sitges (final destination) The parade Mountain Home IAB toward carrer de l’Antoniet  to get to Antoniet colde – gi Miquel Utrillo . Rate for F ( t , Rita and Benaprès Month – tre , Angel Lieder and take Lluís Companys , through the Kindergarten d’infants Moixiganga and climb to the Hotel Melia , to meet with the other parade and join all of us at 17:30 pm.

WHOLE CARNIVAL WEEK : TYPICAL INFO

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Sitges March Carnival Carnaval Parade 2014

On the promenade and streets of Sitges

Often over 40 floats filled with beautiful people, young and old, of every persuasion, scantily dressed in colourful, wild and fun costumes. Parading around the streets of Sitges. Most Sitgeans and visitors dress up in crazy and fun costumes tto dance and party through the night.

Regarded by many, as one of Europe’s safest, wildest, street carnival.

Though rumbustious, the atmosphere is amazing with many people in fancy dress. Allowing the police to concentrate on marshaling the parade, which is behind a safety fence. Beauties male, female, young and old wear inventive, colourful and sometime skimpy outfits. Whilst the drumming bands keep the crowd and dancers active well into the morning.

And many stay out right through to after dawn

Wednesday of Carnival Event

7pm – The Kings Funeral Procession

  • Plaça Ajuntament
  • Major
  • Cap de la Vila
  • Parellades
  • Bonaire
  • Passeig de la Ribera (les Barques beach / plage de les Barques).

8.30pm – Burial of the King

  • Passeig de la Ribera (les Barques beach / plage de les Barques)

Main Days

  • “Thursday Lardo” llega Carnestoltes with Her Majesty Carnival Queen and entourage parade to Sitges City Hall
  • “Sunday Carnival” Rua Disbauxa with dozens of floats, many costumed dancers and visitors, along Sitges promenade and town roads
  • “Tuesday Carnival”  “Mardi Gras Extermini Rua”, with dozens of floats, many costumed dancers and visitors, along Sitges promenade and town roads
  • “Ash Wednesday” celebrating the funeral Carnestoltes and closing the carnival

Sitges Gay Carnaval de Sitges is often 4 days prior to Sitges Carnival

Organizers

Organized by :  Sitges Council - L'Ajuntament de Sitges Organizer's Address : Plaça de l'Ajuntament, Sitges, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain Tel : 938117600 Email : ajuntament@sitges.cat Website : http://www.sitges.cat

Contact the Organizer

About the Organizers :

Sitges Carnival Parade 2014

Free (other than costume rental, but many make their own, which is part of the fun!) Charges for entrance to some clubs

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