Pubblicato il 27 February 2024 da Redazione in Actuality, Events, Nice

Nice Carnival: The program for the last week

The Carnival Parade, initially scheduled for today, has been postponed to tomorrow evening due to adverse weather conditions. Despite this change, the Flower Battle scheduled for Wednesday is confirmed. The peak of the event is anticipated over the weekend, with the grand finale featuring an exceptional fireworks show and the traditional Carnival Bath between Saturday and Sunday.
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Immagine Nice Carnival: The program for the last week

The second week of the Nice Carnival found itself grappling with adverse weather conditions, leading to the postponement of the scheduled Illuminated Parade for tonight, which will now take place tomorrow evening.

The Carnival will experience an intense week featuring two night Parades, two Battles of Flowers, and the closing ceremony. At the Carnival village, numerous animations will be available, with special attention to the event on February 29, 2024, titled “L’Europe s’invite au village du Carnaval.

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Here is the schedule:

  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 2:30 PM: Battle of Flowers;
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 8:30 PM: Illuminated Floats Parade;
  • Saturday, March 2, at 2:30 PM: Battle of Flowers;
  • Saturday, March 2, at 8:30 PM: Illuminated Floats Parade.

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The Carnival’s closure will take place over two days, on Saturday, March 2, and Sunday, March 3, with the following program:

  • Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 10:45 PM: Burning of the King and fireworks show at Quai des États-Unis, in front of the Opéra beach.
  • Sunday, March 3, 2024: A day marking the grand return of the traditional Carnival Bath accompanied by a parade of pointus at Opéra Plage. Spectators and participants are invited to wear festive costumes during this joyful tradition. The program includes musical animations at 10 AM, a parade of typical boats at 11:45 AM, and the grand return of the Carnival Bath at 11:45 AM on the Opéra beach. Speeches, buffet, and free participation will follow. Admission is free, and folkloric groups will also be present during the parades.

The February 28 parades will feature performances by Stelzen Art (Germany), Géant Harry Potter (Spain), Disney Parade (France), Grandioso Marching Band (Italy), Flag Throwers of the Uffizi (Italy), Fanfare Rydultowy & ballerinas (Poland), Banda les Sans Soucis (France), Ballet Ana Botella (Spain), Les graines de lumière (France), Origin, the monkey (France), Les bonbecks – Cie Ostara (France), Negritas Puloy (Local), Power Flowers (Local), Princesses Disney – La Belle & la Bête (Battle of Flowers), Le Réveillon des Souris (France), Pop Art (Local), and Corps & Danse (Local).

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The March 2 parades will include Géant Star Wars (Spain), Viva la Vida (Italy), Rome America Marching Band (Italy/USA), TG Marching Band (Italy), Sbandieratori di San Lorenzo (Italy), Contre-temps – Cie Danka (France), Les bonbecks – Cie Ostara (France), Negritas Puloy (Local), Power Flowers (Local), Princesses Disney – La Belle & la Bête, Le Réveillon des Souris (France), Pop Art (Local), Corps & Danse (Local), Exotica Danse – Conte de fées, Association Let it Sine – Pop Art (Illuminated Parade), Association Swing’n’Show – La Dance de la Pop Culture (Local), Association Riviera Artist – Les Fantastiques (Local), Lou Caïreu Nissart (Local).