Andorra la Vella & Escaldes-Engordany Carnival 2016

ANDORRA LA VELLA & ESCALDES-ENGORDANY 2016 CARNIVAL

05 from February - 09 from February

Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany celebrate the largest carnival together from Friday 5 to Tuesday 9 February.

Andorra la vella & escaldes-engordany 2016 carnival

PROGRAM

Friday 5 February
7 p.m. Hanging of Carnestoltes. 

Saturday 6 February
6 p.m. Grand Carnival Parade with dance contest.
Starting from the Parc de la Mola in Escaldes-Engordany and arriving at the Plaça Príncep Benlloch in Andorra la Vella.
Route: Parc de la Mola - c/ del Parnal – Av/ Carlemany – Av/ Meritxell – one-way and Plaça Príncep Benlloch, in front of the Andorra la Vella Commune building
The party ends at the congress centre of the capital with a parade/performance of the dances entering the choreography contest and a popular sausage meal with a lot of “carnival music”. Sausage meal tickets €3. 

Sunday 7 February
2 p.m. Popular ‘calçotada’ in Carrer dels Veedors in Escaldes-Engordany. Tickets €6.

Monday 8 February
5:30 p.m. Children’s fancy dress party at the Sala Prat del Roure in Escaldes-Engordany, with chocolate and cake for everyone. 

Tuesday 9 February
6:30 p.m. Grand Saucepan Heist in Plaça Guillemó in Andorra la Vella.
8 p.m. Trial of Carnestoltes.
8:30 p.m. Burning of carnestoltes, popular sausage meal, and dancing. 

For more information:
Culture area of the Commune of Andorra la Vella, tel. (+376) 730 037. Culture Department of the Commune of Escaldes-Engordany, tel. (+376) 890 875. Andorra la Vella Tourist Office (+376) 750 100. http://www.andorralavella.ad/; http://www.e-e.ad/

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