Santiago de Compostela's Carnival 2006 programme begins with parades, street entertainment, children's workshops, etc.
Sat. 25th: 12.30 to 2 pm: fancy dress workshops. Praza do Toural. 1 pm: street entertainment. 5 to 7.30 pm: fancy dress workshops. Praza do Toural. 8 pm. "Meco" parade from Praza do Toural to Pazo de Bendeña. 8.30 pm. Carnival opening speech. Praza do Toural.
Sun. 26th: 12.30 to 2.30 pm: Fancy dress workshop. Praza do Toural. 1 pm: Street entertainment. 5 pm. Children's fancy dress festival. Sala Capitol.
Mon. 27th: 5 to 8 pm. Fancy dress workshops. Praza do Toural. 9 pm: Franky Torres Orchestra. Praza do Toural.
Tue. 28th: 5.30 pm: Carnival parade from train station to Avenida Xoán Carlos I. 7.30 pm: Noche de Estrellas Orchestra. Praza Roxa. 9 pm: Prize-giving ceremony. Praza Roxa.
Wed. 1st: 8.30 pm. "Meco" parade from Praza do Toural to Praza Roxa. Burning of "Meco". Street entertainment in Praza Roxa featuring Ponteceso Music Band and Sapristi Theatre.