The riparian and carnival Salvador Navarro is the author of the poster awarded in the contest called by the festival commission of the Carnival of Santiago de la Ribera to announce its 2020 edition that will be held from February 22 to March 1, with the prelude to the Fried Egg Dinner on February 7, and with a Drag Queen Gala, as the main novelty in the program.
The seahorse designed by Salvador Navarro was chosen from 19 designs from different parts of Spain, said the president of the commission, Ana María Pérez at the first public event of the riverside carnival.
The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, the Councilor for Fiestas, Isidoro Miñano and the pediatric mayor of Santiago de la Ribera, Mauricio Ruiz were responsible for discovering the winning work that will take 300 euros in addition to becoming an image of the Carnival 2020 .
In the same act, the program of the Carnival of Santiago de la Ribera 2020 was announced, which will warm up engines on Saturday, February 7 with the Fried Egg Dinner and the confrontation of Don Carnal and Doña Cuaresma.
In the same act the horse will be presented, a symbol of the Carnival that burns at the end of each edition, and the order of action will be raffled at the Gala of election of the Carnival Queen that will take place on February 22.
The program will continue on February 23 with the election of children's queen and the canine carnival.
On the 25th the children's carnival will take place and on the 26th the carnival of associations.
The chirigotas will arrive on the 27th followed by the choreography exhibition on the night of February 28.
The novelty of this year is reserved on Saturday night February 29 with the I Drag Quee Gala, which already has several inscriptions, as the president of the commission, Ana María Pérez, advanced.
The big carnival parade, with more than 3000 participants, will leave on the afternoon of March 1.
The president of the commission, Ana Pérez presented the five muses and companions who will compete this year for the title of Queen of Carnival.
Yaiza Melero and Pedro Álvaro Flores will do it for the group "Los que missing";
Mari Carmen Martínez and Pedro Martínez for "Aire";
Athenea Hernández and Carmen García for "Brasilia";
Elena Rodríguez Egea and Francisco Galindo for "Río" and Lydia Zapata and Nacho Marín for "Makulele".
To the title of Queen child will be presented seven candidates.
Carmen Nicolás and Javier Hernández for "The Missing";
Ana Tárraga and Rosa Sánchez for "Aire";
Marta for "Olé Olá";
Africa Llamusi and Marta Roca for "Brasilia";
Laura Marín and Pablo Javier Abellán Ramos for "Makulele";
Miriam Gómez and Nerea Martínez for "Río" and "Evelyn Martínez and Aitor Vizcaíno for" Akelarre ".
The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo, highlighted as very positive the contribution of the Carnival of Santiago de la Ribera after the hard times lived in the municipality, and thanked the work of the commission and the carnival groups at parties for which guaranteed municipal support that includes from public services to security.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier