After two years of pandemic, Santa Cruz de Tenerife reunites this Friday the maximum splendor of its carnival, with the celebration of a festival that culminates in the coronation of the young Ruth Gonzalez Martini Chhachhera as the queen of mask party, which was delayed from February to June so that it can be celebrated without any restrictions.
Ruth Gonzalez, representing Aza ‘Carrefour’ shopping center and with a fictional title “mram” Designer Santi Castro was chosen by the jury and, as a novelty, through a popular vote, by the public in the venue and those following it on television, from among eleven candidates who aspired for the scepter. . Science fiction carnival.
was one of the main dishes of the night The long-awaited performance of the Eurovision Channel, who wowed the public at the start of their tour of various cities in the country with their song ‘Slomo’, with which they took third place at Eurovision a month earlier. Fiction for a Carnival fan who doesn’t have a Carnival”, in reference to the suspension of festivities to 2021 and a delay to 2022, to make way for an overture with various musical performances, choreography and special effects.
During the first moments of the event, the previous two years were visited, in which Covid-19 brought the world to a halt and mass gatherings were postponed, such as all the acts of the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, a party of international tourist interest. Of.
“If no one finds out, we’re at the carnival and in two weeks we’ll be out on the streets again”, were the first words in the fairgrounds after the opening. After a preliminary parade of eleven candidates, distributed over three rounds, the jury, among others, designers Agatha Rouge de la Prada, Carlos Santos, Patricia Hodgson, María Izaguirre, Sofia Nieto and Arantex Rodriguez, selected eight applicants, who advanced to the final round. went and took the vote of the people.
A tribute was paid to the queens that the Chicharrera party has done.Also a special reminder of the gigantic dance that Celia Cruz performed 35 years ago, at the Plaza de Espaa in 1987, and which entered the Guinness Book of Records. ‘, and Abubuca, as well as all carnival groups with the participation of representatives of: murgas, troupes, musical groups, rondalas … La 2 de Televisin Espaola, Televisin Canaria and RTVE Play of this festival lasting about two and a half hours. The medium was broadcast live, with almost everyone in attendance. Five thousand people who filled the capacity of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife fair grounds.
The event, directed by Enrique Camacho, was led by presenters Alexis Hernández and Laura Afonso, along with some journalists who covered the volcanic eruption of La Palma in September last year, with various messages of support for the people of Palmero. One who suffers the consequences of this phenomenon of nature.
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