A Monday of disguise and gastronomy

The Frying Pan Fruit contest and the street mask, the most important carnival events on Monday

At 12:30 h. the XXXVI Frying Pan Fruit Contest began at the CERE facilities, with the presence of the Mayor of Miguelturra, Victoria Sobrino, Councilman of Celebrations, Diego Rodríguez, members of the Municipal Corporation, Carmen Mohíno, Pedro Mellado and Miguel Angel García, 2018 major masks, Orestes Corral and Mª Carmen León and the 2019 major masks, Antonio Rodrigo and Mª Paz del Hierro.

The Peña Rocheros, have been the organizers of the event and Octavio Martín has elaborated lemonade, which is always exquisite. The SER channel broadcast live during the celebration of the event.

Awards of the XXXVI Contest in Frying Pan Fruit:

Barquillos Modality

  • 1st Prize, Mª Carmen Corral León
  • 2nd Prize, Mª Prado Corral Palmero

Borrachuelas Modality

  • 1st Prize, Mª Carmen Corral León
  • 2nd Prize, Paqui Ramírez Rodrigo

Flores Modality

  • 1st Prize, Desi Pérez Lozano
  • 2nd Prize, Floriana Cerros Hervás

Roscapiña Modality

  • 1st Prize, Floriana Cerros Hervás
  • 2nd Prize, Rita Ramírez Rodrigo

Rosquillas Modality

  • 1st Prize, Mª Carmen Corral León
  • 2nd Prize, Mª Prado Corral Palmero

The first prizes were sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra consisting of 60 euros each, the second prizes sponsored by ‘El Colmao de Miguelturra’ and each one of them with a batch of products valued at 40 euros. All the winners received a box of liquors sponsored by La Gaditana and the traditional Carnival Pottery.

The late night began with the concentration of Masks Street in the vicinity of the Plaza de España, from 19:00 h. They filled Carnival Street with joy and color, joking the naive strollers to the cry of “What don’t you know me?

The television program ‘Wide is Castilla-La Mancha’ did not want to miss the event and broadcast live from Carnaval Street.