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Carnaval Amélie les Bains


22nd February - 29th February

Carnaval Amélie les Bains

The carnival in Amélie is steeped in history, with the first official appearance in the press being a report in the « Courrier de Céret », dated 18th March 1888. It has taken place every year since 1945 and is now known as one of the most popular in the P-O.

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Saturday 22nd
10am : Parade Casament Tremblant leaves from allées de l’Hôpital Thermal des Armées
3pm : Bal for the kids in the Salle Trescases 2€

Sunday 23rd
3pm : First procession, lighting up the town centre with colours, flowers and smiling faces
5pm : Grand bal in the Salle Trescases – free entry

Tuesday 25th
3.30pm : Conference on the Amélie Carnaval (in French) in the Salle Myosotis  – free but limited places so book at the Office de Tourisme

Saturday 29th
3pm : Second procession through the streets

5m : Grand bal and prize giving in the Salle Trescases – free entry
9pm : Night parade of Grégoires Améliens, majestic procession dressed all in white, followed by burning of carnaval king
10.30pm : Grand bal 

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Details

Start:
22nd February
End:
29th February
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Venue

Amélie-les-Bains
Website:
www.amelie-les-bains.com