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Two new components in the Peña Major Masks

Antonio and M ª Paz are already members of the Peña major masks

From Sunday 17th February, which will be the biggest masks of Carnival 2019, Antonio and M ª Paz, and they are of the Peña Major Masks .

As tradition dictates, the predecessors major masks have welcomed the new and have celebrated with a mini party in his honor, which has not missed the traditional chocolate that usually accompanies this event .

Next Saturday March 2, Antonio and M ª Paz will receive the affection of the people of Miguelturra and will be officially Major Masks of the Carnival of Miguelturra. Today they have received it from their companions and comrades, who will serve as a guide during the ten days that lasts the Carnival Churriego .


Beginning of the Precarnival

The Peña los Cansaliebres and the Comparsa Tic Tac give beginning to the Precarnaval Churriego

The Cansaliebres return to the rolling and fill the palace of the carnival, Tic Tac and the anthology of Tino Tovar anteroom to Carnival 2019.

About 10:00 pm on Saturday 22 February, a carnival palace practically full, received the components of the Comparsa Cadiz Tic Tac.

They made be requested, things of the direct one, but those of Tino Tovar, connected with a public that gave itself to the good work on the stage of this great Cádiz comparsa. A great comparsa and a public delivered, good mix to start the pre-carnival of Miguelturra.

The anthology of Tino Tovar, did not leave indifferent to the assistants, we do not forget that great third position in the Falla Theater of 2018.

The song of Cadiz, The seasons, the creator and the spirit of Cadiz among other interpretations, made the audience vibrate.

During the event, the president of the Peña los Cansaliebres, Alberto Soria, gave the comparsa the typical ceramic mask of Miguelturra Carnival and the presenter of the event, Tere Rodado, a beautiful bouquet of flowers.

The members of La Peña los Cansaliebres, thanked the sponsoring companies and collaborators, because without them, this event could not be held.

Sponsors : Onda Cero Ciudad Real and Autotrak Mercedes-Benz & Smart.

Collaborators: Enova Informática y Comunicaciones, Instalaciones Eléctricas Alberto Soria, Biluja Serigrafía, Restaurante los Arcos, Panadería Bollería Fegopan, Gimnasio Kim Miguelturra, Instalaciones Miguelturra, Dasego Asesores, Katxis La Taberna El Beso, Viajes Rodrigo, New Burguer and Cordelerías Jesús León Carrascosa.

Presentation of the Carnival of Miguelturra in FITUR 2019

The Stand of Castilla-La Mancha stage of the presentation

About 14:30 pm on Friday 25th January, has been presented the Carnival of Miguelturra at the International Tourism Fair 2019.

The mayor of the town Victoria Sobrino, has expressed her satisfaction to present to our carnival as a festival of national tourist Interest, highlighting the street mask as the most representative figure of the party.

Nephew, has also made a tour of the various events to be held during the upcoming carnivals of 2019, including the opening speech, burial of the sardine, Carnival Costumes Museum, Chirigotas and Parade of Murgas, groups and floats.

It has also made reference to the Carnival Museum ‘MOMO’, one of the few museums in the world exclusively dedicated to Carnival.

The first mayor of the consistory of Miguelturra, has finished his speech with the most known phrase in our carnivals, what don’t you know me?

The event was attended by a large group of people representing the local Peñas, the councillor for celebrations, Diego Rodríguez, various members of the Municipal Corporation, King of Carnival, Serafin Delgado, president of the Carnival Association of Miguelturra, Raúl Domínguez, Major Masks 2019, Antonio and Mª Paz, Major Masks 2018, Orestes and Mª del Carmen, as well as our street mask .


What don’t you know me? it will be the image of Carnival 2019

Cristóbal Aguiló Domínguez winner of the 2019 Carnival Announcer Contest

It is the winning work of the 2019 Carnival Announcement Contest and will be the image of the first Carnival of Miguelturra with declaration of National Tourist Interest.

For the third time, Cristóbal Aguiló Domínguez will put the image at the Carnival of Miguelturra, in 2011 he got it with ‘The Carnival gives us life’ and in 2017 with ‘The dream of a carnival pastry che’.

The jury on this occasion was composed by Diego Rodríguez Tercero, Festejos councilor, Jorge Jiménez Jiménez, Raúl Domínguez Donate, President of the Migueltura Carnival Association and acting as secretary Francisco José Díaz-Pinto Ramírez, Secretary of the Carnival Association of Migueltura.

The jury, met on the afternoon of January 9 at the House of Culture and ruled that of the 21 works presented, What don’t you know me? outside the winning work of this contest, endowed with a single prize of 1,000 euros.

Cristóbal Aguiló Domínguez

He was born on February 3, 1968 in Bromley Kent (UK). Illustrator, graphic and creative designer, he has been linked to the world of communication since 1987, the year in which he graduated as a senior illustration technician at the E.A.A.O.A in Valencia.

He began to work as a freelancer for his own clients, later he would join the creative teams of several advertising agencies, first in Valencia and a few years ago in Murcia.

Nowadays, from his own study of graphic communication he carries out all kinds of design projects (www.cristobalaguilo.es).

Aguiló, has participated in various competitions throughout the national geography, obtaining more than one hundred awards from 2011 to the present.

Of these awards we highlight those obtained in the carnivals of Miguelturra in 2011, 2017 and 2019, Cartagena in 2011, 2014 and 2019, Águilas (Murcia) in 2013 and 2015, Cehegín (Murcia) in 2013 and 2014, Colombino (Huelva) in 2013 and 2019, Alicante in 2015, Maspalomas (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) in 2015, Isla Cristina (Huelva) in 2015, Santiago de la Rivera (Murcia) in 2016, Arrecife (Lanzarote) in 2016, Laredo (Cantabria) in 2016, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in 2017, La Bañeza (León) in 2017, Pego (Alicante) in 2017, Punta Umbría (Huelva) in 2017, Eibar (Guipúzcoa) in 2017, Hondarribia (Guipúzcoa) in 2018 and Vinarós (Castellón) in 2019

Pre-carnival, the comparsa ‘Tic-Tac’ and the anthology of Tino Tovar

The Peña Los Cansaliebres open the pre-carnival Churriego.

And there have been 4 editions since we started with that crazy idea of Pre-Carnival.

This time from Cádiz comes the comparsa of Tino Tovar finalist in the COAC 20018 ‘Tic-Tac, Tic-Tac’ and the anthology of Tino Tovar.

It will be Saturday, February 2 at 9:00 p.m. In the CERE room in Miguelturra, half an hour before the start of the show, the doors of the Palace of the Carnival will open.

Tickets can be purchased from tomorrow January 5 and the price of 10 euros in advance at the Panadería Bollería Fegopan, the Restaurant Los Arcos and the House of Culture in Miguelturra, in The Patio of my House in Ciudad Real and in Morales Dry Fruits in Daimiel, can also be purchased through WhatsApp in the number +34 610665737 or through any member of the Peña Los Cansaliebres. At the box office the price will be 13 euros.

Thank you very much to Onda Cero Ciudad Real and Autotrak Mercedes-Benz & Smart for the sponsorship of the event and to the collaborators Instalaciones Eléctricas Alberto Soria, Biluja Serigrafía, Restaurante los Arcos, Enova Informática y Comunicaciones, Panadería Bollería Fegopan, Gimnasio Kim Miguelturra, Instalaciones Miguelturra, Dasego Asesores, Katxis La Taberna El Beso, Viajes Rodrigo, New Burguer and Cordelerías Jesús León Carrascosa.



Awards in Comparsas

1997. 3rd Prize with ‘La Botica’
1998. 2nd Prize with ‘El cielo de Cádiz’
1999. 4th Prize with ‘Los Musiquitas’
2000. 1st Prize with ‘Los del año Catapum’
2003. 5th Prize with ‘Los Aprendices’
2004. 3rd Prize with ‘Las Estaciones’
2005. 1st Prize with ‘El Espíritu de Cádiz’
2007. 3rd Prize with ‘La República Gaditana’
2011. 1st Prize with ‘Juana la Loca’
2012. 3rd Prize with ‘Ciudadano Zero’
2014. 1st Prize with ‘La Canción de Cádiz’
2015. 2nd Prize with ‘Los Gadiritas’
2016. 2nd Prize with ‘El Creador’
2018. 3rd Prize with ‘Tic-Tac, Tic-Tac’

Tino Tovar, one of the most successful authors of the Cadiz carnival.

Constantino Tovar Verdejo, better known in the world of the Carnival of Cádiz as Tino Tovar, starts in the world of the comparsa in the children and youth categories, after several years of success in these categories, he debuted in 1996 in the adult category with the group ‘Los Callejeros’, with which manages to reach the semifinals.

In the following years he sneaks into the final obtaining different prizes, but it will be in the year 2000 when he gets to win the first prize with the comparsa ‘Los del año catapum’, he will repeat in 2005 with ‘El Espíritu de Cádiz’, in 2011 with ‘Juana la Loca’ and in 2014 with ‘La Canción de Cádiz’.

In his last participation in 2018, he gets third place with ‘Tic-Tac, Tic-Tac’.


Not only he gets great prizes in the modality of comparsas, in 2005 he makes double with the comparsa ‘El Espíritu de Cádiz’ and he composes the music to the chirigota ‘Los que salen por gusto’ which is awarded with the first prize in the modality of chirigotas, repeating in 2007 with the chirigota ‘Los Juan Palómez, yo te guiso y tu te lo comes’ and in 2011 a new double with ‘Juana la Loca’ in comparsas and in chirigotas with ‘Ricas y Maduras’.



A sweet Monday with a carnival flavor

The frying pan fruit contest and leaving a mark, along with the street mask, most important events of the carnival Monday

Carnival Monday dawned with rain, but it has not prevented the celebration of the activities scheduled for Carnival Monday.

At 12:30 h. the XXXV CONTEST IN FRYING PAN FRUIT started inside the CERE facilities due to the rain and it was done with the presence of the President of the Provincial Council, José Manuel Caballero, Mayor of Miguelturra, Victoria Sobrino, Vicepresident of the Provincial Council, David Triguero, Councilman of Celebrations, Diego Rodríguez, councilors of the City Council of Miguelturra, Carmen Mohíno, Pedro Mellado and Miguel Angel García, major masks 2017, José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto and the masks major 2018, Orestes Corrral and Mª del Carmen León.

The Peña los Rocheros, have been the organizers of the event and Octavio Martín has made the limoná, which is always exquisite.

Awards of the XXXV Constest in Frying Pan Fruit:

Barquillos Modality

  • 1st Prize, Evaristo García Rivero
  • 2nd Prize, Lourdes de la Salud Cantero

Borrachuelas Modality

  • 1st Prize, Fatima Redondo Ordoñez
  • 2nd Prize, Mª del Carmen Corral León

Flowers Modality

  • 1st Prize, Evaristo García Rivero
  • 2nd Prize, Lourdes de la Salud Cantero

Roscapiña Modality

  • 1st Prize, Sergio Talavera Villodre
  • 2nd Prize, Adelina Arroyo Martínez

Rosquillas Modality

  • 1st Prize, Mª del Carmen Delgado Rodríguez
  • 2nd Prize, Mª del Carmen Corral León

The first prizes have been sponsored by the School of Natural Chef Cooking consisting of two cooking courses valued at 70 euros each, the second prizes sponsored by El Colmao and Hecón Construction Tools, have received a batch of typical products valued at 40 euros, they have also received a box of liquors sponsored by La Gaditana and the traditional Carnival Pottery.

In the afternoon and from 16:30 h. the contest Leaving a Trace was started, a competition for the exhibition of animals in disguise and organized by the Peña Kapikua. The winners in the contest were the following:

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Prizes, “Hulk”, “Turquesa”, “Trufa and Yeko” and Jorry, 50 euros each, sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra and redeemable at the canine hairdressing salon Didí or Simbiosis
  • 5th to 7th Prize, “Nucca”, “Xana” and “Aria”, a sack of feed of 15 kilograms each valued at 45 euros sponsored and exchangeable in Symbiosis.
  • 8th to 12th Prize, “Yaky”, “Kira”, “Nora”, “Tayson” and “Márquez”, a sack of feed of 3 kilograms each valued at 12 euros sponsored and exchangeable in Symbiosis.
  • Special prize, disguise with recycled material, “Wendy”, 45 euros voucher, sponsored and exchangeable in Didí.

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