Carnival In Sitges: The City On The Costa Dorada

Experience the legendary Carnival of the town. The Carnival routiert to the church calendar. It is known as a sustained celebration between the months of February and March. A ritual of the Roman winter solstice is considered a significant occasion of the celebrations, was banned during a 40-year-old suspension from the Spanish Government. Between the late 1930s and the early 1980s, the Carnival was not celebrated. Although since the beginning of the celebration a lot has changed, much of the festive and lively atmosphere has been preserved. Carnestoltes “known as, this annual Festival is scene a popular stop in gays and lesbians.

The celebration ends on the day after fasting Tuesday or on the last day before the Catholic fasting day. The participants noted the beginning of Sitges holiday with the symbolic arrival of King Carnestoltes ‘. ” This celebration is considered to be fiercest in the entire country. An international crowd of around 250,000 people gather in Sitges during this unique Festival. An independent Gay Carnival Carnival is always a few days before the actual Festival, with daily events, instead of for example tourist night, Miss organic glamour night, bingo, cabaret/Roman circus and prizes night. Local parades on the Rua of del ex Termini “takes place, with decorated carriages and extravagant costumes.

Several Dragqueens celebrate on the parades, which are considered to be the most diverse in Europe. Many visitors comment on the parade than with any other drag “-to compare show of this world.” Participants feel the Sunday and Tuesday as the busiest days during the festivities. The celebration officially begins on the Thursday before Lent. When the festivities begin, comes the Carnival King on the Plaza Fragata”on. The parade there to meet the local kitchen abundant opportunities. Outside of the main events of the municipality, several bars and clubs offer special events. Bars and clubs have great events with lights shows such as lasers and Fireworks. Wednesday, the last day of the Carnival, fight the King and the Queen with the spirit of lent, which ritually slaughter them. Their body is transported back for the ceremony to the beach, to be reborn and to be excavated again in the next year. A closing ceremony will take place at the end of the Carnival. An important proportion of the Carnival features El Entierro de Sardina “.” It symbolizes the hypothetical burial of the good times until next Carnival. Good times will end, to prepare for the time of fasting and prayer. If you are looking for a hotel, is to walk from the well from Sitges, they point online for Barcelona find it. There are great accommodation in Sitges on the website of Barcelona point, including Sitges hotel, Sitges apartments and glamorous yacht accommodation in Sitges. Book online on the website of Barcelona point your matching Sitges accommodation. Perfect Sun travel S.L..