Madrid
 
Murgas and Chirigotas, tradition - Events and festivals Madrid - Matthieu Galeyrand
© Matthieu Galeyrand
Events and festivals

Sunday, March 3 2019

It's good to laugh.

Originally, the carnival was an irreverent festival which caricatured and mocked powerful people. Anything frightening was exorcised by derision. The Murgas and Chirigotas are a direct descendent of this tradition, musical and burlesque performances where groups of artists sing parodies. Nothing is spared: the government, the news, politics. Like a scathing press review, this unusual event has become an unmissable fixture in the Madrid carnival.

On Sunday 3 March 2019 :
- Sunday from 14:00 to 16:00

Admission prices :
- Free
Location and specific times to be confirmed. More information on the Madrid Tourist Office's website.



Address
Madrid city-centre
Avenida de la Ciudad de Barcelona
28015 Madrid

What to do around Madrid?

There’s so much to do and see in the areas surrounding Madrid. Shopping, visits to museums or monuments, restaurants, performances… Take a look at all our activity suggestions.

+ events

Our hotels in Madrid

 

My TripPlanner

To start using TripPlanner, all you have to do is register.

Login Register
} TagManager._setPageName(); TagManager._pushData(datasTracking); } });