The Town Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria presented the Official Programme of the Carnival “Thousand and One Nights 2015” including the 24 events (opening speech, contests, galas and parades) between the 31st of January and the 21st of February, as well as and 7 party nights in the area of Parque Santa Catalina. Along with it, the events promoted by the districts will be scheduled as Day Carnival.
The Carnival of the Thousand and One Nights will begin on Saturday 31st of January at 1pm in a place where the opening speech was held for more than a decade, right in the city’s Old Quarters, the Santa Ana Square.
After the opening speech, Vegueta will enjoy the first of the two events dedicated by the district to this party under the name of Day Carnival, the popular Bed-Sheet Party inviting al the mascaritas (carnival lovers) to cover up with it filling the streets and corners of this Old Town. The party schedule to last until 8pm.
The Carnival of the Thousand and One Nights will celebrate its main events and contests in Parque Santa Catalina and, for 2015 it presents a complete schedule focusing specially on the family daytime events due to the excellent participation on previous editions in Parque Santa Catalina and throughout the city boroughs. Along the 22 carnival days, the programme includes 24 events – to be joined by the ones held at the districts- and 7 Carnival party nights to be held at the Parque Santa Catalina, the party’s main spot and Plaza de Canarias, above the Santa Catalina Bus Station.