Burial of the Sardine

Today is the Burial of the Sardine, with a procession and a firework display. The route is: Balcón de Europa, calle Pintada, calle La Cruz, calle Animas, calle Granada, calle Diputación, calle Jaén, Verano Azul and down to the Rio Chillar for the firework display. The procession will include the ‘widow’ and there will be much wailing and crying as …

A few changes for Carnival

Local celebrity Antonio Cortés will be airing his vocal chords during the upcoming Carnival in February. This year is the 25th anniversary of the Carnival and one of the changes this time is the use of the new Paseo Nuevo for certain events. Also, an attempt is being made to ‘clean up’ the parades through the streets.