Saturday February 24 2018

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Posted by Tomas on January 25, 2018
  • Carnaval Ensenada 2018
    Carnaval Ensenada 2018
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    Parade float at Carnaval Ensenada 2016
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    Carnaval Ensenada parade 2017

Carnaval Ensenada will struggle to be held February 8-13, 2018 and the theme this year is "Celebrating the Cultures". As rough as it has been for Carnaval La Paz, Carnaval Ensenada appears even closer to the edge of extinction. With very limited information and publicity available online the most available information in the press concerns who will foot the bill of about $450,000USD for the production of Carnaval. The Carnaval committee has already indicated that no major acts will be performing during this years events.

Ensenada Carnival 2018 will be the 100th edition, making it also one of the oldest carnivals. Among the most outstanding activities of the Carnival of Ensenada 2018 there will be the colorful parades where the contests of wardrobe, car and comparsas will take place.

In addition, the traditional parade with the kings and queens of the carnival will take place, as well as its coronation.

Ensenada Carnival 2018 will begin with the burning of the Bad Humor, there will be parades every day and at the end of popular concerts with outstanding artists of the moment.

Do not miss the Ensenada Carnival 2018 and if you are on vacation do not hesitate to visit this excellent place and also offer unparalleled tourist attractions.

Unlike Carnaval La Paz the queen of Carnaval La Paz is chosen by judges for her culture, beauty and artistic talents. Maybe the event will return to the original intent of Carnaval, as a social event, the crowning the local queen of Carnaval and the royal court, both children's and adult winners, will still be a part of Carnaval. Local displays of talent can be even more culturally enlightening that expensive main stream acts. 

Posted Schedule of Events:

• Thursday, February 8, 2018: First day of events with the "Burning of Bad Humor" in effigy

• Friday, February 9, 2018: The Presentation of the Court" with the winning kings: Coronation of children's Kings, Coronation of King and Queen of Carnival. The first great concert of the celebrations begins.

• Saturday, February 10, 2018: there is "Popular Party" and the parade of floats (the first great carnival parade) begins, as well as the second great concert. This night is the busiest of all, missing is considered almost a sacrilege.

• Sunday, February 11, 2018: there is "Fiesta Popular" and the second great carnival parade.

• Monday, February 12, 2018: the "Dance of the Oppressed Husband" is performed, a massive concert that you can not miss.

• Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Will bring "Awards for the Best Comparsas". One of the funniest days, very similar to Saturday, the most beautiful evening of the whole year.


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