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Cozumel, Quintana Roo Mexico (PRWEB) December 28, 2012
King and Queen candidates for Cozumel Carnaval 2013 were officially announced recently and presented to the public. The candidates will now begin campaigning in the streets of Cozumel to earn votes from the community. The King and Queen winners will become royalty for a week and preside over the island's annual Carnaval celebration to be held February 6 - 12, 2013.
Candidates for Cozumel Carnaval 2013 King are Jorge Miguel Garcia Vera, Pedro Koyoc Pérez and Pedro Pablo Balam while Queen candidates are Melina Escobar, Casandra Perera Góngora and Rosmery Martínez.
Junior King and Queen Candidates will be Gerson Nefthaly Castillo, Mauro Reinoso for King and Nahomy Hidalgo Malaver and Isabel Zetina Vivas for Junior Queen.
The Children's Carnaval King and Queen candidates are Axel Daniel Baeza Villanueva, Niza Teresita Vivas Chacón and Alondra de la Rocha Cajun.
This island tradition of Cozumel Carnaval has been passed down through many generations and its origins date back to the mid 1800's. As a result, many of these King and Queen candidates have been involved since childhood and already have years of experience competing and performing in Cozumel Carnaval each year.
With Carnaval falling in the midst of peak tourism season, travelers should make air and lodging plans as early as possible to attend. Cozumel's Carnaval is a celebration similar to Mardi Gras of New Orleans but with a Caribbean island flavor!
For a complete Calendar of Events for Cozumel Carnaval 2013 as well as pictures from the past 10 years of Carnaval visit our website and plan your Cozumel vacation today!
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