The murgas contest of the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife will have a thousand seats standing, with more than 4,000 with seats, going on sale next week or the following.
This will mean that the standing tickets will have a lower cost compared to the rest of the tickets until reaching a capacity of 5,500 spectators.
The Councilor for Festivities of the Santa Cruz de Tenerife City Council, Alfonso Cabello, today carried out a technical inspection visit to the construction works for the stage that will host all the contests and galas of Carnival 2022, located at the Santa Cruz de Tenerife Fairgrounds. Tenerife. During the visit he was accompanied by the artistic director of the Carnival, Enrique Camacho; the set designer, Carlos Santos; and the lighting designer for events and competitions, Juanjo Beloqui.
Cabello stressed that the stage is marked by being “a multipurpose stage, which adapts in light, color and development to the shows that take place at any given time.” “Around here, as a public, almost 90,000 people are going to be able to enjoy it, over twenty days,” said Cabello, “until the 23rd when we will finally recover the street.”
The design of this edition, by the set designer Carlos Santos, has a total area of 2,405.93 m2 and 200 m2 of LED screens on the sides of the 600 meters of truss that hold the roof, also new in this edition, which allows many more technical elements to be placed to enhance the final result. To lift the entire structure, 110 motors, two crane trucks and four articulated lifting machines have been used.
The lighting, by Juanjo Beloqui, is fully integrated into the scenery. Circular shapes have been used when considering the placement of the luminaires, which will allow the placement of 276 mobile spotlights, 130 effects devices, remote-controlled tracking cannons and 6 laser machines are some of the light elements that will give spectacularity to the space, added to the fact that the stage itself has 1,600 meters of LEDs and 1,500 glitter-coated ribbons. For the capacity of the space, 3,000m2 of curtain have been used.
The space where the 2022 Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival competitions and galas will take place invites you to take a space trip to the parallel universe of the Carnival, with the ellipse as the main element of the composition, the orbits of the solar system, the idea of the wormhole , the black dwarfs, the folding of the universe materialized with the pergolas that are on the roof; it is a portal that invites us to go through the parallel universe of Carnival in which we transform ourselves to be different for a while.
Some 150 people from six different companies are directly and indirectly involved in the construction and implementation of the 2022 Carnival stage and the rest of the necessary infrastructure to have everything ready for the Opening Gala on June 3.