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“La Victoria” first prize in Murgas and Chirigotas for the second consecutive year

The “La Victoria” troupe with the theme “The Journey of My Life” stands with the first prize of the XXXVIII Contest of Murgas and Chirigotas

Once the Carnival Museum Costumes contest ended, the Murgas y Chirigotas Contest of the Miguelturra Carnival 2018 began in its thirty-eighth edition.

The comparsa La Victoria de Puertollano through “The Journey of My Life”, staged the difficult situations of the African emigrant in achieving a better future, meanwhile the troupe of Los Cansaliebres de Miguelturra and his “Apaja … and let’s go “, they gave a tour with great humor to the municipal news, Los Flamencos del Barranco de Torralba de Calatrava and its theme” Sintron … nor are they “, put on the stage the difficulties of retirees and their new responsibilities, The Manola de Daimiel’s ass and “Like my ass, none”, with a very daimileño theme in its 25th Anniversary, Pa piss and not drop Alcázar de San Juan and its “Caprichos del mar” came out dressed as sailors, while Los fusionaos de Alcázar de San Juan, brought us the fiestas of San Isidro and its peculiar bridesmaids.

The situation in Cataluña was the topic with the most reference in the stanzas of the participating groups.

The jury composed of José Vicente Romero, composer and music teacher, Javier Vallejo, master in bassoon interpretation, Rosa María Vallejo, senior singing teacher and Víctor López, senior guitar teacher, awarded the following awards:

1st prize 600 euros, The Victory of Puertollano, theme “The journey of my life”

2nd prize 500 euros, The Flamingos of the Barranco of Torralba de Calatrava, theme “Sintron … nor are they”

3rd prize 400 euross, To piss and not to drop Alcázar de San Juan, theme “The whims of the sea”

4th prize 250 euros, The Fusionaos of Alcazar de San Juan, theme “The Pillars of the Earth”

5th Prize 150 euros, Daimiel Manola’s ass, theme “Like my ass, none”

The awards ceremony was given by the Councilor for Celebrations, Diego Rodríguez, King of Carnival, Serafín Delgado, Raúl Domínguez, President of the Miguelturra Carnival Association, Orestes Corral and Mª del Carmen León, Majors Masks 2018, José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, Majors Masks 2017. All prizes have been sponsored by the Miguelturra City Council.