Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Carnaval Costalegre 2011 in Barra de Navidad

Costalegre Carnival 2011 - Barra de Navidad
Thursday, February 24
  • Jardin                                   19:30 Burning of Bad Moods Ceremony. Carnival Inauguration ceremony
  • Terrace                                22:00 Inaugural Dance
Carnaval Costalegre 2011 - Program in English
Friday, February 25
  • Jardin                                   19:30 Candidates for Queen: Runway Presentation, Singer: Adriana Vargas, Comedian: Pindonga, Colima Ensamble Group.
  • Terrace                                22:00 Carnival Queen Selection and Coronation Dance of the Costalegre Carnival Queen. Music: "Sonora Santanera" and "Cadetes de Linares" bands.

    Saturday, February 26
    • Sea Master Rest.                  13:00 Art and Painting Exhibition: "The Mermaids in Carnival Alley"
    • Navidad Bay                                  Fishing Tournament. Fishing contestants will start and end from the malecon. Weigh-in session at the malecon also around 4:00 pm. Registration at the jardin on Friday February 25th. at 7:00 pm.
    • Barra de Navidad beach                 Beach Volleyball Tournament, Beach Soccer Tournament, Traditional Game between La Placita and Barra.
    • Jardin                                   16:00 Brain Gym exercises tournament, domino, ripstik-scooter and pickin stix tournaments.
    • Jardin                                   19:30 Dance Group presentations: Break Dance, Modern Dance by "Zebra" group of Ameca. Brazilian Batucada.
    • Jardin                                   22:00 Reception of Visitors from La Placita, Music by Perla Blanca Band.

    Carnival Costalegre 2011 - Foreign Queen Contest

    Sunday, February 27
    • Malecon and Beach             10:00 Fish Fair: Fish Gastronomic Exhibition and Contest participating different restaurants and the best chefs of the Costalegre area. Cultural and Sporting Events, Kayak race, Kids Fishing Contest, Sand Sculptures exhibition, Music stage presenting different music groups and bands. All events held at the Malecon and Barra de Navidad beach.
    • Jardin                                  10:00 Inaugural "Le Tour de Barra de Navidad" bike race, potato sac race.
    • Jardin                                  19:30 Xalixco Ballet, Arabian Belly Dance, "Reina de Cipres" band from Zacatecas, Hawaiian Ballet from Manzanillo.
    • Terrace                               22:00 Foreign Queen of Expats contest and coronation. Music by "Sangre Latina" band.
    Barra de Navidad 2nd Fish Fair - Gastronomic Exhibition and Contest


    Monday, February 28
    • Malecon                              08:00 Sporting Event "Treasure Hunting"
    • Jardin                                  19:30 Animaniac Show, Brazilian Batucada, "Energia Extrema" dance group, "Privados de Gloria" rock band, Presentation of different DJ's.
    • Terrace                               20:00 Gay Queen Contest participating La Huerta. Cihuatlan, Melaque and Autlan.
    Costalegre Carnaval 2011 Parade route

      Tuesday, March 1
      • Mazatlan street                    16:00 Carnival Parade Float. The parade begins in Barra de Navidad at  Mazatlan and Michoacan streets and will continue to Veracruz, Puerto de la Navidad and San Juan streets toward Nueva Espana Ave. in the Barra de Navidad barrio, then continues to Jaluco, Melaque and Villa Obregon to return to the starting point.
      • Jardin                                  19:00 Transvestite Show, "New House" ballet presentation.
      • Terrace                               22:00 Closing Dance Party with "Sonora Dinamita" and "Los Ilustres de Durango"  bands.
      Every Day
      • Puerto de La Navidad street  Evenings Palenque de Gallos Feb 17-25.
      • Casa Ejidal.                           18:00     "Memories of Old Barra de Navidad "  Photography Exhibition at Casa Ejidal located at Guanajuato street #102 starting Thursday Feb. 24th.   
      Locations
      • Jardin: Main Square in Barra de Navidad
      • Terrace: Terraza is located in Guanajuato street between Veracruz Ave. and Mazatlan Ave.
      • Barra de Navidad malecon 
      • Barra de Navidad mapquest map shows all streets in detail.

      Carnaval Costalegre 2011 - Program in Spanish
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