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Presented Saturday at the Gala Dinner of carnival "Don Carnal" and "The Muse " (28/01/2009)

The Department of Culture and the Federation of Peñas proclaim Totana Carnival next Saturday, 30 representatives from this year's figures of "Don Carnal, Antonio García Martínez, and" Doña Cuaresma, Maria de los Angeles Moreno Cánovas .

During the big dinner gala to be held at nine o'clock at night in the restaurant Miras will present the poster illustrator, which has been advanced as the Councillor for Culture, Ana Belén García López, this year is an innovative design.

The mayor of Culture has stated that this year's carnival will be held for adults on 21 February and child the day before as usual.

So this year, according to advance the mayor of Culture, plus there are three clubs that have formed and march in the parade, "Millennium," "Tiara" and "Happiness", making a total of 19 extras.

The Federation of Peñas Carnival has decided to maintain the same route as last year, so that the parade will depart from the former Institute to Lorca Avenue, crossing Calle Sol, Plaza de la Constitucion, San Antonio Puente and Calle San Francisco Assisi, ending the tour at the fairgrounds.

The mayor of Culture has said that this year has reduced the budget of the activities of the carnival in more than 50 percent, which, inter alia, has decided not to install the tent where normally handed awards parade.

The jury's decision will be made public on the premises at night "Under Zero", a company that has collaborated with the development of the poster and trophies.

López García stressed that by not installing the tents, the bars of the town will have more number of people and may develop the planned carnival activities without any problem.

In another vein, the mayor thanked the generous collaboration of the Civil Defence volunteers, who together with the local police, ensure the safety of the people that make up the carnival parade.

Two lovers carnival

This is the second year we celebrate the election of Don Carnal "and" The Muse ", a consensus decision by the members of the Federation of Peñas.

The Federation president, Antonio Garcia, has been chosen to represent the figure canavalera "Don Carnal" and its companion "Mambo Rock", Maria de los Angeles Moreno, will be "The Muse."

Both, in the words of Antonio Garcia, two carnival lovers are almost 20 years actively participating in parades and activities related to the holiday.

The organization of the dinner, which costs 25 euros per person, estimated to be over 700 people that attend the official presentation of "The Muse" and "Don Carnal," which will take place next Saturday.

Source: Ayuntamiento. Fotos: Ayto. y

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