How many funerals can you hold for a sardine? On La Palma, at least five.
Los Llanos and Santa Cruz have already held theirs, but Puntalllana’s is on Friday night at 10 pm, and it’s got a 1960s theme. Public dance afterwards.
The most famous sardine’s funeral on the island is at Los Sauces. This year it will be on Saturday 19th, with batucada (serious percussion) at 8 pm, drag queens at 8:30 pm and the funeral itself at 9:30 pm. Public dance afterwards.
Los Cancajos will hold a carnival parade along the main street on Friday 18th at 5:30 pm and on Saturday 19th at 6 pm there’s a children’s fiesta in front of the Centro Comercial Cancajos.
And finally, Barlovento will cremate their sardine on Saturday the 26th at 9 pm, with the theme “ancient civilizations”. Public dance afterwards.