La comparsa “La Victoria” with the theme “The journey of my life” is won with the first prize of the XXXVIII Murgas and Chirigotas Contest
Once the Carnival Museum Costumes competition was over, the Competition of Murgas and Chirigotas of the Carnival of Miguelturra 2018 began in its thirty-eighth edition.
The Victory of Puertollano comparsa through “The journey of my life”, staged the difficult situations of the African emigrant in getting a better future, for its part the comparsa Los Cansaliebres of Miguelturra and its “Apaja … y Let’s go “, they gave a tour with much humor to the municipal news, Los Flamencos del Barranco of Torralba de Calatrava and its theme” Sintron … ni son “, put on the stage the difficulties of retirees and their new responsibilities, El culo de la Manola of Daimiel and “Like my ass, none”, with a very daimileño theme in its 25th Anniversary, Pa mear y no echar gota of Alcázar de San Juan and his “Caprices of the sea” came to the scene dressed as sailors, while Los Fusionaos of Alcázar de San Juan, brought us the revels of San Isidro and their peculiar bridesmaids.
The situation in Cataluña was the theme with more allusion in the stanzas of the participating comparsas.
The jury composed by José Vicente Romero, composer and music teacher, Javier Vallejo, master in interpretation of bassoon, Rosa María Vallejo, senior professor of singing and Víctor López, senior guitar teacher, awarded the following prizes:
1st Prize 600 euros, La Victoria of Puertollano, theme “The journey of my life”
2nd prize 500 euros, Los Flamencos del Barranco of Torralba de Calatrava, theme “Sintron … ni son”
3rd Prize 400 euros, Pa mear y no echar gota of Alcázar de San Juan, theme “Caprices of the sea”
4th Prize 250 euros, Los Fusionaos of Alcázar de San Juan, theme “The Pillars of the Earth”
5th Prize 150 euros, El Culo de la Manola of Daimiel, theme “Like my ass, none”
The award ceremony was in charge of the Councilman of Celebrations, Diego Rodriguez, King of Carnival, Serafin Delgado, Raul Dominguez, President of the Carnival Association of Miguelturra, Orestes Corral and Mª del Carmen León, Major Masks 2018, José Cañizares and Antonia Nieto, Major Masks 2017. All the prizes have been sponsored by the City Council of Miguelturra.