This Saturday, 22nd February, sees the annual Carnival held in Manilva- a day of dressing up, comedy, music and general merriment.
The days events kick off at 4pm with the traditional street parades. The parade starts in Castillo de la Duquesa, arriving at Sabinillas around 5pm and finishing in Manilva at approximately 6pm.
During the processions, the registrations for the children’s fancy dress competition will take place. This is to be held at 7pm in the Manilva sports centre. Throughout the afternoon there will by children’s entertainment, face painting, balloon modelling, etc.
Registration for the adult fancy dress competition starts at 11pm with the actual competition taking place at midnight. There are large cash prizes for this competition. In the individual category:-€50 for third place; €100 for second place and €200 for the winner . In the group category the prizes are:- €200 for third place; €300 for second place and €500 for the winner.
The evening ends with live music from local DJ’s on into the early hours.