The carnival festivities are approaching and here we will give you all the information about the parades, brass bands, concerts... to be able to organize your agenda.
When the dates of each event are made public, we will publish the day and time in full detail. At the moment there are only a couple of specific quotes.
Antroxu de Gijón
The Department of Celebrations of the Gijón/Xixón City Council has opened the registration deadlines for the 2024 Antroxu float and brass band contests, Regional Tourist Interest to be held February 8-13, 2024.
· Night of the Wife of Gijón
It will be held on the night of February 8, 2024.
Antroxu of Oviedo
· CHILDREN'S CARNIVAL
It will take place in the Chamber Room of the Príncipe Felipe Auditorium, the Monday February 12, starting at 17 p.m.
All boys and girls between the ages of 2 and 14 can participate. Adults accompanying or assisting children may not be dressed in costume.
Two modalities are established: individual and groups (with a minimum of 3 boys and girls).
The theme of the costumes will be free. To be able to access the Room where the contest will take place, the dimensions of the costumes and their accessories must comply with the following maximum measurements: 2 m high and 1 m wide. For the display of the costume, the contestants may be accompanied by music, in which case it must be sent by email to email@example.com in mp3 format file until February 9. The maximum recording time will be 5 minutes. Those received in other formats or media or after the established deadline will not be reproduced in the room.
· ADULT CARNIVAL
It will be held on sábado 17 de febrero, starting at 17.30:XNUMX p.m. Those registered will participate in a Parade that will start from the streets around Independencia Street and will end in the Cathedral Square where the costumes will be displayed to the Jury.
The modalities of the contest are as follows: individual, groups (with a minimum of 3 adults) and Social Centers.
The theme will be free. Participants must follow the instructions given to them by the organization. Contestants must carry in a clearly visible place the identification number that will be given to them at the time of registration if it is done in person. In the rest of the cases, it must be collected before the day of the contest at the offices of the Department of Celebrations. Cars, vans, trailers, floats, etc. may be used, and may not exceed a single platform measurement of 4 m (whatever exceeds this measurement will be articulated) and 2 m in width. Otherwise, they will not be allowed to go out in the parade and participate in the contest.
· Gastronomic Days at the Antroxu of Oviedo
Antroxu pot and delicious typical pastries: frixuelos, croutons or casadielles.
February 13 and during the weekend of February 16 to 18.
Antroxu de Avilés
The Antroxu de Avilés's big day is Saturday, February 10 and This 2024 it will distribute 19.870 euros in prizes, 6.500 euros to distribute among the best gadgets of the Galiana Descent. This edition will also feature the XXXIII Antroxaos Chigres contest, which will distribute three prizes worth 4.200 euros, destined for the three establishments whose decoration is best valued by the jury.
· Coronation Ceremony Queens of Goxu and Faba
Friday, February 9 in El Parche.
· Saturday, February 10, 2024, Galiana river descent
The XXXVI International and River Descent of Galiana Street will begin at 19.30:200 p.m. Eight prizes of 250, 300, 450, 600, 1.000, 1.500, 2.200 and XNUMX euros are established for the first eight finishers.
· Automotive Ginkana
It will be held on Sunday, February 11, at 17 p.m. The contest, which will consist of six tests, will award the first six finishers with prizes ranging from 120 to 550 euros, distributing a total of €2.060.
· VI Antroxaes Pet Contest
Sunday the 11th at 1.30:350 a.m., in the Plaza de España. The contest, which does not require prior registration and is endowed with XNUMX euros.
· Festival of Murgas, Charangas and Fanfares
On Monday the 12th at 19 p.m., in the Plaza de Carlos Lobo. In this festival, originality, music, harmony, interpretation and costumes will be valued. There will be a total of four prizes ranging from 200 to 500 euros, totaling 1.300 euros.
· Great parade of Antroxos, Moxigangues and Carroces
Tuesday the 13th, at 18.30:2.960 p.m. The jury will value quality, originality and effort with nine prizes worth a total of XNUMX euros.
The registration forms for the Galiana Descent, the automobile ginkhana and the Murgas and Fanfares festival, as well as the rules, can be found in the Electronic Headquarters of the City Council's website.
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