José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto proclaimed Major Masks of Carnival 2017

The Miguelturra carnival has two other Major Masks, José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto

Around 7:30 p.m. in the Spain Square, the concentration of masks and Peñas began to begin the proclamation of the Major Masks of Carnival 2017.

Organized by the Peña Los Cansaliebres, the parade toured the streets of the town to pick up José and Antonia, dressed in their corresponding gala costume for such a special occasion.

Subsequently, the entire delegation traveled to the headquarters of the Peña Los Cansaliebres, where attendees were able to enjoy the punch and lemonade that the members of the Peña had prepared.

At 9:00 p.m., with a Carnival Palace full to receive José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, the proclamation ceremony began, with the assistance of local authorities, older masks from 2016 and other years, components of the Peñas de la town, the King of Carnival and representatives of the Association of Peñas.

On stage and in the presence of the mayor, Victoria Sobrino, the celebration councilor, Diego Rodríguez, the King of Carnival, Serafín Delgado and the President of the Association of Peñas, Raúl Domínguez, the major masks of 2016 José Muñoz and Mercedes Rivas, have awarded the accreditation band of Major Masks of the Miguelturra Carnival 2017 to José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto.

The outgoing senior masks, José and Mercedes, thanked the support received from their predecessors, while José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, great carnival members, had words of gratitude for all those who have supported them to be here today and who are going to do so. the best possible as representatives of the Churriego carnival.

From now on, José and Antonia will become part of the great carnival family of the Major Masks Peña.