For a week, Las Gabias' streets will be dressed up in Carnival costumes. Carnival activities will be held at the Municipal Theater of the XXI Century Cultural Center. There, music, color, and fantasy will shine bright next Saturday, March 9. This great party is dedicated to the enjoyment of its participants. The Carnival contest for adults will begin at 9 p.m., with 4 comparsas as well as chirigotas delighting the audience with their hilarious lyrics.
On the same Saturday, the Department of Culture will organize the traditional adult costume competition. After the parade, the Department of Culture will award the best and most original costumes. The parade will begin at noon on Sunday, 10th of October, with the charanga "Ponte una milnoh", which will be accompanied the comparsas. It will begin at the Montevives Institute roundabout. It will end at Fort roundabout where a huge paella and Carnival party will take place.
Ma Jose Perez (Consultant for Culture of Las Gabias) highlights the "excellent" level of all contestants, "who each year exceed themselves in the number of their costumes." The mayor reiterates the "firm commitment of gabirro City council to preserve our most beloved festivals."
The Youth Area of Las Gabias City Council will organize the Children's and Youth Carnival. This event attracts more people every year and this year is no exception. It was held in Hijar, a district that is part of Las Gabias. It will be held in Gabia on Friday, March 7. This Children's Carnival will feature face painting, balloon twisting and mask workshops. There will also be parades and a carnival show that the whole family can enjoy.