The carnival festivities are approaching and here we give you all the information on the parades, brass bands, concerts ... to be able to organize your agenda.
We detail the events of Gijón and Avilés at the moment, when we have all the information of Oviedo we send it to you.
Antroxu de Avilés
From the 27 February to the 6 of March
Wednesday Sardinero. 27 for February
19.00 hours. Parades of mazcaritos, moxigangues and fanfarries from El Martinete street to the Plaza Mayor de Llaranes.
19.30 hours. Plaza Mayor de Llaranes. Delivery of Natural Herring Sardines to outstanding antroxeras personalities. Sermon of the "third scale" in charge of the Sardino Mayor of the Brotherhood of the Sardine Herring of Llaranes, José Angel del Río Gondell. Tasting of the traditional "garbanzada con callos".
Street animation with the fanfare "El Felechu" and "Ceda el Paso". Verbena and dance with the Talisman Orchestra.
Thursday of Comadreo. 28 for February
Snacks and dinners of Comadres throughout the region.
Coronation Friday. March 1
Street animation with the fanfare "El Felechu", "Ceda el Paso", "El Compango" and "Paentamala".
17.30 hours. Parade d'Escolinos Antroxáos. The elementary school rockers, animated with the melodies and rhythms of the fanfare, will begin their journey in the Plaza de España.
20.30 hours. Coronation Act of the members of the group “Jarra y pedal” as Rey del Goxu and La Faba del Antroxu d'Avilés 2019, animated by Scenepache Teatro. Spain Square.
21.30 and 24.30 hours. Anthroxera verbena with the Superhollywood Orchestra.
23:00 hours. «Brisa Fenoy» in concert. Spain Square.
Saturday of the Descent of Galiana. March 2
18.30 hours. XXXII International and Fluvial Descent of Galiana Street.
22:00 and 1:00 hours. Verbena Antroxera with the Suavecito Orchestra. Spain Square.
23:30 pm and 2:30 am. New edition of the Antroxu's Dance festival. The most important date of disco music in Avilés. Spain Square.
Live set by the official DJs of Europa FM: Biel Castell and the producer Stevan Chaves, from the team of artists "We love Asere" directed by Juan Magán. Performance by Oliver Ronan, professor approved by the Plastic Asturias Academy of DJs. All this directed by the most international DJ in Avilés: Pericacho DJ.
Domingo Antroxero March 3
Street entertainment with the brass bands "El Felechu", "Ceda el Paso", "Pepe El Chelo", "Panteamala" and "El Ventolín".
12.00 hours. Antroxín pa los neños and neñes. Spain Square.
16:30 hours. III Antroxáes Mascot Contest. Plaza de Santiago López (Old Fish Square).
17.00 hours. XXXVIII Ginkana Automovilística d'Antroxu. Álvarez Acebal Square.
18.30 p.m. Children's entertainment show «Cinderella. Musical with a 50s rhythm ». Auditorium House of Culture. Free entry until complete seats.
20:00 hours. Afternoon of Masquerade Ball. Fun exhibition of ballroom dancing, enlivened by FredEvents. Spain Square
Monday of Murgas and Fanfarrias. March 4
Street entertainment with the fanfare "El Felechu", "Ceda el Paso", "Picante", "El Compango" and "L'Estruendo".
19.00 hours. Murgas, Charangas and Fanfare Festival conducted by the members of the band «Los Blus Probes». Carlos Lobo Square.
20:30 hours. Concert «Los Blus Probes». Carlos Lobo Square.
22.00 and 24:30 hours. Verbena Antroxera with the Tekila Orchestra. Spain Square
23.00 hours. Concert "Remember Queen", one of the best tribute bands to the mythical group of Fredy Mercury, coming from Italy.
Tuesday of the Grand Parade. March 5
Street entertainment with the brass bands "Ceda el Paso", "El Felechu", "Pepe El Chelo", "Paentamala", "Picante", "El Ventolín" and "L'Estruendo".
18.30 hours. XXXVIII Grand Parade of Antroxos, Moxigangues and Carroces.
Wednesday of the Burial of the Sardine. March 6
18.00 hours. Desenclavo de la Sardina, burn d´atrepeyos and Goodbye with the heart! Llaranes Red Court.
19:30 hours. Wake and Burial. Carbayo Square. With the fanfare «El Felechu».
20:30 hours. Burning of the Sardine and final thunderstorm. Plaza Spain.
Saturday of Piñata. March 9
18:00 hours. Piñata party. Plaza del Carbayo (Sabugo). It organizes: New Savia.
Antroxu de Gijón
From March 1 to 5 Festival of Regional Tourist Interest.
· XXVII Child Costume Contest
3 Sunday of March at the 16: 30 hours at the Jovellanos Theater.
Registration on Sunday 3 March from the 15: 00 hours in the theater itself.
XXXII Charangas Contest
2 Saturday and March 3 Sunday from the 19: 30 hours at the Jovellanos Theater.
Monday 4 of March from the 19: 00 hours within the Antroxu Parade.
Registrations from December 10 to 20 from February to 14: 00 hours.
Last day to deliver the letters: 20 February to 14: 00 hours.
Tickets sale for the contest at the Jovellanos Theater ticket offices: from Thursday 28 from February to 09: 30 hours in the morning.
(Patio and mezzanine entrance: 4 €, General: 3 € Maximum 4 entries per person).
XXXI Float Contest
Monday, March 4 from 19:00 p.m. in the Desfiled'Antroxu.
Registrations from the 10 of December to the 20 of February of 12: 00 has 14: 00 hours.
· XXV Children's Parade
March 2 Saturday from 12: 00 hours. (Performance 5 m per group).
Sunday 3 March, parade from the 12: 30 hours.
Registrations from the 10 of December to the 20 of February of 12: 00 hours to 14: 00 hours. Organizer: QUIQUILIMON
Tickets sale for the contest at the Jovellanos Theater ticket offices: from Friday1 from March to 12 hours. (Entry: 2 €. Maximum 2 entries per person).
Organization: one ticket will be delivered per child and one per companion (we refer to those responsible).
The inscriptions will be formalized in the Casa de LaPalmera (Cabrales 82).
Antroxu of Oviedo
It will be held on March 4, 5 and 9; the activities for the little ones will be in the Exhibition and Congress Palace.
Monday March 4
· 16: 30: Terrace and hall of the Calatrava building. The show «Circo Móvil», by Bambolea Teatro will welcome the attendees.
· 18: 00: Main Hall of the Palace of Exhibitions and Congresses. Concert by "Billy Boom Band" Rock for children.
Tuesday, March 5
· 16: 30: Terrace and hall of the Calatrava building. Show «Retratarte», by Tiritirantes Teatro.
· 17: 30: Main Hall. Start of the costume contest. Reading of the jury's decision and awarding of prizes.
Saturday, March 9
· 17: 00: Parade. Itinerary: Viaducto Marquina, Independencia, Fruela, Pozos, Ramón y Cajal, Porlier and Plaza de la Catedral.
They will participate: the Mazcaritos d'Uviéu, Social Centers, Contestants, Charangas, Bands and «Entierro de la sardina».
· 21: 00: Cathedral Square. Concert "Music and Cinema" by the groups Downtown Boys, Niña Coyote and Chico Tornado, The Dustaphonics, Lie Detectors and Trash-Tornados.