the traditional Meeting of Murgas de Candelaria This year it will be called Noche de Murgas, after the groups of the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Carnival have declined the possibility of traveling to Tenerife as it takes place on a Friday.
He Candelaria Town Hallas he has communicated, he wanted to concentrate the Carnival in its only weekend and meet the demand of the candlestick holders to celebrate the Coso and the Carnival dance on Saturday.
For this reason, the Murgas Meeting was scheduled for Friday, March 3, a Friday as already planned in 2020: “Once the winners of the Murgas contest in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria were known, they were informed of the date and they communicated this Sunday, February 26, the impossibility of going to Candelaria that day, for which reason it has been decided to hold a Murga night with the participation of Trapaseros, Diablos Locos, Burlonas, Zeta Zetas and Mamelucos”.
The groups of Las Palmas will not come to the Meeting of Murgas de Candelaria
In a joint statement, Chancletas, Serenquenquenes and Chacho tú have indicated that, for organizational reasons, as it is held on a Friday, it is impossible for them to reach Tenerife. Thanking both the Island and Candelaria for the invitation and wishing that in 2024 they could be at the event.
As notified by the Candelaria City Council, the Murgas Meeting will resume next year as such.