Over one million visitors enjoyed the vibrant parades, show-stopping costumes and unmissable dance performances at this year’s deep-sea themed Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The internationally renowned carnival, which is the Canary Islands’ largest and the second biggest in the world after Rio, attracted a record number of attendees across the 27 days of celebration. The final night saw over 400,000 revellers gathered under the stars for a musical extravaganza of concerts and dancing.
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A total of 55 events took place during the month-long celebration, including the Carnival Queen Election Gala which is considered by many as the highlight of the festivities. Priscila Medina was elected as Tenerife´s new Carnival Queen following a colourful three-hour gala, which was attended by over 5,000 people. Her stunning dress, called “La Nuit”, was created by Tenerife based fashion designer Sedomir Rodríguez.
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