José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, will be proclaimed as Major Marks, on Saturday, February 25.
In the absence of a few days for the beginning of Carnival and as it has been usual in recent years, on the night of Saturday, February 18, the traditional dinner for the presentation of the Major Masks of Carnival 2017 was held at CERE.
José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, presided over the table with Victoria Sobrino, Mayor of Miguelturra, Diego Rodríguez, Councilor for Celebrations, Fátima Mondéjar, Councilor for Culture, Serafín Delgado, King of Carnival, José Muñoz and Mercedes Rivas, Major Masks of 2016 and Raúl Domínguez, president of the Association of Carnival Peñas.
With the attendance of almost 300 diners, among whom were Major Masks of previous years and members of Peñas and carnival groups of the town, the event began with the intervention of the members of the presidential table, thanking the attendees for their presence in this presentation that practically starts the churriego carnival. They also invited the carnival to be intensely lived, starting with the opening speech by Pepe Ribagorda, on Friday, February 24 and ending on March 5 with the piñata Sunday parade.