YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY!

YOU’RE IN MADRID? IT’S CARNIVAL TIME! JOIN THE PARTY! »

16 Feb, 2020
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Madrid may not be glamorous Santa Cruz de Tenerife when it comes to carnivals but if you’re in the nation’s capital these days and want to join the party, what’s stopping you? Penitence lurks just around the dark corner of Lent and soon it will be time for penance. But not yet!

SPAIN’S FIVE BEST CARNIVALS IN 2019

SPAIN’S FIVE BEST CARNIVALS IN 2019 »

27 Feb, 2019
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Carnival time! Color, laughter, magic, music. Kick up your heels high and hard for tomorrow the inexorable Holy Week will catch up with you and there will then be no running away from penance. Make fun while the bands still play. We propose the following to be the best carnivals: Madrid, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Sitges, Cadiz, Santa Curz de Tenerife

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CARNIVAL IN SPAIN,” 17 FEBRUARY 1987

A GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “CARNIVAL IN SPAIN,” 17 FEBRUARY 1987 »

14 Feb, 2018
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Conchita Burman on 17 February 1987: "During the last ten years, Carnival festivities banned under the Franco regime have been revived in Spain. Now it is greatly and widely celebrated; almost every city, town or village celebrates Carnival"

CARNIVAL IN MADRID TOO? YOU BET!

CARNIVAL IN MADRID TOO? YOU BET! »

5 Feb, 2016
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"The carnival in Madrid befits not only the feast before the lenghty and solemn Lent but also a feast that’s celebrated by one of Europe’s liveliest people"