Antonio Gómez Yébenes and Gloria Cruz Fernández, will be the Major Masks of Carnival 2022.
On Wednesday, October 27, in the plenary hall of the Miguelturra City Council, the presentation of the 2022 Major Masks, Antonio Gómez Yébenes and Gloria Cruz Fernández, took place.
The event was attended by the Mayor of the town, Laura Arriaga, the Councilor for Celebrations Diego Rodríguez, the President of the Association of Peñas del Carnaval, Raúl Domínguez, the King of Carnival, Serafín Delgado and the 2020 Major Masks, Manolo González and Mª Carmen Céspedes.
Laura Arriaga, presented to the different media attending the event, which will be the next major masks of Carnival 2022, which will represent the entire town of Miguelturra during the next carnival, a carnival that will be very special after the break in 2021 and reminded us that Gloria is the daughter of Major Masks.
Diego Rodríguez hopes that in this very special carnival the town of Miguelturra is up to the situation, just as it was during last year’s break, giving support and encouragement to what will be a couple of Masks Majors number 48 of the Carnival of Miguelturra.
Raúl Domínguez reminded them that they have a lot of work ahead of them, but that it is worth it because they will be able to enjoy a great carnival, giving them all their support and, of course, that of the Peñas Association.
Serafín Delgado, as usual with him, put a humorous tone in this presentation and, among other things, reminded us of Antonio’s fondness for the neighborhood during carnival. Serafín, I wish you a great carnival and he expressed his satisfaction because this year the Major Masks will be two members of the rock of which he is the founder and president, La Peña la Cabra.
Mª Carmen and Manolo, expressed their satisfaction and joy at the appointment of Gloria and Antonio, because surely in the next carnivals the four of them will enjoy every minute of carnival.
To end the act, Gloria and Antonio took the floor, very grateful, happy and enthusiastic about the appointment, both are very carnival people and hope to live up to their predecessors Gloria also reminded us that her parents were older masks at the 1985 carnival.
Antonio is 64 years old and Gloria is 63, they are natives of Miguelturra, they are married and have three daughters, Gloria, Belén and Mª José.
Antonio is a masonry officer and Gloria is a home help assistant. Among Gloria’s hobbies are yoga and walking, while Antonio’s are fishing, hunting and soccer, but above all, one of his passions is carnival. , where we have seen them dressed as schoolboys, as magicians and witches, as Brazilians, but above all, as street masks with their rags on their faces as tradition dictates, with an addition, Antonio’s bottle of cologne.