Carnival events everywhere usually involve feathers, make up, elaborate costumes and stilettoes, and these are much easier to do in the dry weather normally experienced in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria during February. However, the heavy rains this week have led to some Carnival events being postponed, such as one young persons’ murgas contest, or singing rude songs contest.
Although the weather did not improve very much, the Carnival organisers decided to hold the adult murgas contest or even ruder song contest later in the evening at 19.00. Tests were held throughout the early part of the day when rain continued to drop, but the adult contest continued in the evening despite the rain.
This Sunday Carnival activities will continue in Santa Catalina Park with the postponed events, such as the canine carnival starting at 11.00 before the planned events start at 13.00 and continue until 18.00, and then the postponed adult costume contest will take place.
Hopefully, the rainstorms will now pass, and there will be no more worries about runny mascara, droopy feathers and slipping with your stilettoes!
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