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Las Vegas arrives in Los Cristianos for Carnival celebrations 

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Las Vegas will be arriving in Los Cristianos from March 17th to March 27th, courtesy of the 2017 Carnival theme.

A full programme of colourful events has once again been arranged with an international flavour, aimed at all ages, all nationalities and visitors and local people alike.

The fun begins on the evening of March 17th with the presentation of the candidates who are striving to gain the title of adult and young Carnival Queen respectively.

The opening parade will be at 7pm on March 18th (the big Carnival day itself, known as the Coso, is on March 26th from 4pm). The traditional Burial of the Sardine is on March 27th at 9pm.

In between, there are many events to enjoy, including the Carnival of the Day on March 25th from 11am.

The full programme is as follows:

Presentation of candidates for the young and adult Carnival Queen. Recinto del Carnaval (front of Edificio Valdés Center) Los Cristianos 17/03/2017 21:00 h.

Exhibition of Carnival pho-tos. Centro Cultural Los Cristianos. 18/03/2017 12:00 h.

Wig Party, Fiesta del Pelucón 2017 Recinto del Carnaval (front of edificio Valdés Center) Los Cristianos 18/03/2017 16:00 h.

Opening parade and announcement, Los Cristianos 18/03/2017 19:00 h.

Carnival concert with the Arona Band of Music. Plaza de la Pescadera Los Cristianos 19/03/2017 12:00 h.

Pasacalles de Carnaval 2017, Los Cristianos 19/03/2017 17:00 h.

Meeting of Carnival murgas groups, Recinto del Carnaval (front of Edificio Valdés Center) Los Cristianos 19/03/2017 18:00 h.

Festival of dance groups, Recinto del Carnaval, Los Cristianos 20/03/2017 19:00 h.

Carnival dance of the Third Age. Patio del Centro Cultural Los Cristianos. 21/03/2017 18:00 h.

Gala of the Third Age. Recinto del Carnaval. 21/03/2017 20:00 h.

Election of the young Gala Queen, Recinto del Carnaval. 22/03/2017 20:00 h.

Election of adult Queen. Recinto del Carnaval. 23/03/2017 21:00 h.

Gala Drag Queen. Recinto del Carnaval. 24/03/2017 21:00 h.

Carnaval de Día 2017 Los Cristianos 25/03/2017 11:00 h.

Fancy dress competition. Plaza de la Pescadora Los Cristianos. 25/03/2017

Exhibition of classic and vintage cars,Recinto del Carnaval and around Los Cristianos. 26/03/2017 11:00 h.

Pet’s fancy dress contest.Recinto del Carnaval. 26/03/2017 12:00 h.

Gran Coso of the Carnival. 26/03/2017 16:00 h.

Burial of the sardine. 27/03/2017 21:00 h.