"At first when I put my costume on backstage I was really cold but once I had the full costume on I forgot about the cold, and the emotion took over," she says. "I have bruising here and here." Carmen points to her hips...
Title: Granadilla Carnaval Queen ElectionLocation: Parque de Los Hinojeros, GranadillaDescription: This showpiece event sets the tone for the Carnaval as the candidates parade in their wild and extravagant costumes. Starts at 9 pm.Date: 2011-03-18
Title: Election of Queen – Fiestas de Mayo
Location: Plaza Candelaria, Santa Cruz
Description: The start of the Fiestas de Mayo events which run over 4 weeks. This FREE open air big night starts at 9pm and features comedian Manolo Vieira and musicians Los Sabandenos