With a big carnival parade which took place on the main road, the trial and burning of the carnival last night in Kotor ended the Winter Carnival parade.
To his last walk, Montanjaro was accompanied by the city music from Djenovici and Kotor, the majorettes "Festa", "Alisa" and "Lili" from Herceg Novi, "Infinity dance studio", Carnival group “Karampana”, “Za despet” and “Kosmopolitanke”, Lastva carnival, children from kindergarten "Radost" and "Osmijeh", "University of Art" from Belgrade, “Retirement home” from Risan, “Theater 303”, masks from Kotor Gymnasium, Maritime faculty and Kotor primary schools.
The famous court sentenced Djudic Ultimo Montanjaro at Trg oruzja, a culprit for all the troubles that Kotor faced in the last year. He was burnt at Mace after the court decision with fireworks.
(Photo: Krsto Vulovic)
The festivity then moved to the main city square with Terrarosse and Goran Karan.
The trophy for the best mask was given to the Carnival group “Karampana” for the mask “The Dragons from Pestingrad”, “Rocher Ferrero” and “Residents of the Old Town”.
The trophy for the second place was won by the Carnival group “Za Despet” for the mask “See Venice and die, see Kotor and live”.
“Cosmopolitan women” with a mask “Exotic trip” won the trophy for third place.
Transitional Cup this year was handed over from the carnival Group “Za despet” to “Karampana”.
The cup for the largest mask with 660 participants was given to the children of JPU "Radost", and the organizer JU Cultural Center "Nikola Đurković" decided to award them also with a special prize of 500 euros.
Prizes for the contribution to this this year's carnival were given to: private kindergarten "Osmijeh", Elementary schools: "Njegoš", "Veljko Drobnjaković" from Risan, "Nikola Đurković" from Radanovici, "Ivo Vizin" from Prcanj, University of Arts from Belgrade, The Retirement home “Grabovac” from Risan, the City Music from Djenovici and Kotor, Kotor Gymnasium, the Faculty of Maritime Studies and the Theater 303. Special prizes from the organizers in the form of excursions were received by the students from the Kotor Gymnasium and Primary Elementary Schools, and the guests of the Retirement home from Risan will receive a concert as their present. The best masks in the category of individual masks were awarded to the “Lord of Darkness”, with the trophy during the carnival. The organizer of the Traditional Winter Carnival is JU Cultural Center "Nikola Đurković" Kotor, co-organizer is the Tourist Organization of the Municipality of Kotor, partner is NGO "Festa" Kotor, and is sponsored by the Municipality of Kotor.
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Text by Vijesti online, on March 4th 2019, read more at Vijesti