Program of Vilanova i la Geltrú Carnival

Year 2024

It celebrates: From 8th February to 14th February
Place: Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona)

The Carnival of Vilanova i la Geltrú is one of the most traditional and oldest in Spain. The most awaited are the comparsas, with their bands and brass bands. The boys with the barretina and the girls with the manila shawl.

Program of Vilanova i la Geltrú Carnival

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The Carnival of Vilanova i la Geltrú, with more than 250 years of history, was declared a Heritage Festival of National Interest by the Generalitat de Catalunya in October 2010.

It starts on Maundy Thursday, but the most eagerly awaited kick-off is the Arrival of His Majesty the Carnival King on Friday. Sunday sees the arrival of the long-awaited Comparsas, its most emblematic event, with thousands of couples dancing with their txarangas through the streets of the city and the candy wars in the town hall square.

The events continue until Ash Wednesday, when one of the city's most emblematic festivals comes to an end.

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