These are the confirmed dates so far for carnival 2018 in Lanzarote. We’ll add the dates as each municipality informs us.
The party starts in the capital from the 2nd to 14th February 2018. Voting has opened from the 3rd to 17th July 2017 for the theme, there are 4 choices:
1: Carnaval Caribeño
Caribbean – this theme is based on five great celebrations of the most picturesque Carnivals of the Caribbean: Trinidad, Curacao, Barbados, Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
2: Un Carnaval Encantado
Enchanted / Fantasy Forest – theme based on a fantasy forest, located on an island, full of wonderful beings, giant trees, colorful bears, in which fairies and mythological beings live.
3: Carnaval Veneciano
Venetian – the carnival of Venice began from the tradition when the nobility disguised themselves to go out and mingle with the people. Since then the masks used to hide their identity are the most important element of the carnival.
4: Carnaval Manriqueño
Theme focused on the artistic work of César Manrique.
Visit http://www.arrecife.es/portal/p_encuesta_carnaval.jsp to cast your vote.
The main carnival parade will be held on Monday 12th February 2018, and the burial of the sardine parade on Wednesday 14th February 2018.
Puerto del Carmen
The dates have also been published for the holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen, their carnival will be celebrated from the 15th to 18th February 2018.
The parade along the Avenida de Las Playas will be held on Saturday 17th February 2018.
We’ll continue to add more carnival information to this page, as the various themes & dates are announced.
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