For over a week the streets of Cartagena have been covered with colored lights and a party atmosphere to celebrate the Carnival of the city.
Yesterday, after the burning of Don Carnal, the lights went out and carnivals parted until next year.
According to the Councillor of Celebration, Florentina Garcia Vargas, the carnival was a success, there has been no incident during the 10 days of festivities and even the weather has been in favor.'s Troupes display their costumes were no problem, as says the Councillor, all have been enjoying a carnival with a good time.
García Vargas highlighted the success of the jokes, which are exceeded each year, full of sparkling, funny and witty lyrics.
Also, I could not miss the opportunity to congratulate the President of the Federation of Carnaval, Carmen Sanchez and his team and each and every one of the components of the carnival, which are those that have made â€‹â€‹the carnival such a success.
The closure of these ten holidays put him the prize and the burning of Don Carnal.
After The Parade of Don Carnal, where all the groups, group choreography and winning jokes, paraded through the city center to the Pavilion Jiménez de la Espada, the awards ceremony was held.
The event, presented by journalists Silvia Mateo and Miguel Merono, attended by many as the Security council, Mariano Garcia, of Celebration, Florentina Garcia Vargas District Camarzana Isaiah; Social Care, Antonio Calderon and Youth, Ruth Collins, and Carmen Sanchez, president of the Federation of Carnival.
The winners were up singly to the stage to collect his award from the hands of the council.
The delivery took place in a world full of hope and joy atmosphere, enjoy the last hours of carnival.
In adult troupes, was to Salgueiro which took first place.
From behind, he did Dafira and Ipanema.
As for the small, early-Baby Ipanema remained.
Marchositas Divertilandia and were the second and third, respectively.
After delivery, many people gathered in front of the pavilion to carry out the burning of Don Carnal, as a symbolic act of passing the baton of Don Carnal Doña Cuaresma, and see the great castle.
Ignite responsible for the character were Carmen Sanchez and Councilwoman Florentina Garcia, all under the supervision of the fire department of Cartagena.
CARNIVAL PRIZE 2014
FIRST PRIZE: SALGUEIROSEGUNDO PRIZE: DAFIRATERCER PRIZE: IPANEMACUARTO PRIZE: ARADIAQUINTO PRIZE: ARMONIASEXTO PRIZE: NOVA CARTHAGO
AWARD FOR SOCIAL REVIEW: REAL and illustrates
FIRST PRIZE: IPANEMA-BABYSEGUNDO PRIZE: DIVERTILANDIATERCER PRIZE: MARCHOSITASCUARTO PRIZE: FANTASIA A COLOR
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena