24th February 2024
Sitges Carnival
Sitges News

Sitges Carnival will return to the streets in February

The Sitges Carnival Commission and the Town Council are already working to ensure that the Carnival will return to the streets in 2022, by adapting the parades traditionally planned for the Sunday and Tuesday in order to combat the Covid pandemic.

The ‘reactivation of popular culture plan’ will guide how the parades should be adapted to comply with health measures, for both the spectators and those participating in the parades, although health measures will also be taken into account for all events organised around the 2022 Carnival.

The local councillor for fiestas, David Martínez, said that ‘the time has come to think ahead about how we can enjoy the Carnival like we used to, on the street’, adding that the ‘current cultural recovery plans allow us to be optimistic, especially after the experience we had with the Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla festivities’.

The Carnival Commission and Town Council have already been holding meetings with the aim of being able to hold the Carnival on the street again in 2022, as well as with technicians, other local authorities, and with the local police in order to begin drawing up the logistical plan for next year’s event.

Both the commission and the council are evaluating different route options for the parades, so that the circuit offers total health and safety to both participants and the public. David Martínez is convinced that ‘we will find ways to make the parades happen with all the security measures’.

Sitges 2022 Carnival begins on 24 February, which will be Maundy Thursday, and will end on Wednesday 2 March.

Sitges Carnival
An image from the Sitges Carnival in 2020. (Ajuntament de Sitges)

Click here to follow Sitges in English on Facebook, as well as Twitter and Instagram.

Click here to return to Sitges in English home page. Click here for our full archive of Sitges News reports.

Click here to get your business or services listed on our DIRECTORY.

You can also follow our Sitges in English Facebook Page – and also follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

Booking.com

Recent Posts

Illegally occupied properties in Bòbila neighbourhood of Sitges causing tension

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

Hospital Sant Joan to create Sitges Cap de la Vila ‘flower carpet’ for 700th anniversary

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

Sitges ‘Les Pruelles’ cemetry wins an environmental award

News Desk

Over a century-old missile removed from Miramar Cultural Centre in Sitges

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

Sitges Carnival draws to a close

News Desk

Building work connecting Ca l’Antoniet and Bòbila areas in Sitges commences

News Desk - L'Eco de Sitges

Leave a Comment