Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Mazatlán International Carnival Parade 2011

The state of Sinaloa, Mazatlan is one of the best places to discover Mexico's deeply rooted culture. One of its main attractions is the annual International Carnival Parade that takes place each February in Mazatlan, distinguished by being the only Carnaval in Mexico and the World that offers cultural and artistic activities in addition to its festivities.

The activities featured in Mazatlán's International Carnival 2012 will include: Official presentation of the candidates for King of Joy, Queen of the Floral Games, Queen of the Carnival, and Infant Queen; Crowning of the King and the Queens; "allegorical vehicles" (carriage floats) parade; the symbolic ritual of the "Bad Mood Burning," the Naval Battle; the Evening of the Arts; the "Anything Goes" Ball; the "Children's Ball," the International Pacific Queen Contest and the recognition of local artists and poets through the "Clemencia Isaura Award" for Poetry, "Mazatlán Award" for literature and the "Antonio López Sáenz Award" for painting.

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