Carnavals 2022: On what date fall and where it is festive

The carnival, one of the most fun and liberating parties of the calendar, gives free rein for three days to the most carnal desires. It becomes a blind eye wi

Carnavals 2022: On what date fall and where it is festive

The carnival, one of the most fun and liberating parties of the calendar, gives free rein for three days to the most carnal desires. It becomes a blind eye with sins and jolgorium and disinhibition are allowed. Right after, Lent arrives, which brings it overlooked with 40 days of penance and recollection from Ash Wednesday to Holy Thursday.

The carnival varies its date every year depending on when it is Holy Week, since it is always celebrated 40 days before Holy Thursday. The seventieth, liturgical period of three weeks that precedes Lent and who marks the beginning of the carnival, will take place on Sunday, February 13. On Carnival Tuesday, last day before Ash Wednesday, it will be March 2.

Therefore, the carnival does not have a fixed date on the calendar and not in all the autonomous communities, that is, it is not one of the eight holidays that exist at the national level. Recall that in addition to these, there are four autonomous holidays and two local festivities, which establish the communities and town halls, respectively.

This year, the main dates of the carnivals 2022 are:

In all of Spain, the carnival is celebrated, but some have more relevance than others, for example, Cádiz's carnival. The Andalusian city has officially transferred celebrations due to Coronavirus, so they will take place from June 2 to 12. However, on February 28 he will remain a festive to coincide with the day of Andalusia and on Monday, March 1, since it is the day he spent the festival on Monday of Carnival Monday. The intention of the mayor, José María González, was to postpone this local festival on June 6, but the opposition did not allow it.

Another of the most outstanding carnivals is Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which is one of the best known in the world. Actos will last more than a month: from January 24 to March 1. Likewise, the official Carnival program of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will start before the official date, on February 11, and will be lengthened until March 6. On February 2, Day of the Virgin of La Candelaria, will be a local festive in Tenerife; and March 1, Tuesday of Carnival, in Gran Canaria.

The Galician carnival, or entered (also called antroid or introid, among other denominations), is also a celebration of long popular tradition, especially in the province of Ourense. Today, eight Galician carnivals have the official tourist interest rating and more than 175 municipalities of Galicia declare on Monday or Tuesday of Carnival or Ash Wednesday. This 2022, according to the Official Journal of Galicia, not working on March 1, Tuesday of Carnival.

As for the school calendar, the carnivals coincide with the so-called White Week, which this year will take place between February 25 and March 6. In that period, at the election of educational centers, optional ludic events are usually held, but regardless of it, many students will not have class on Friday, February 25, Monday, 28 and some, even March 1, Tuesday of Carnival .

Updated Date: 11 January 2022, 10:34

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