Budva / Kotor – As a part of traditional Kotor carnival fiestas, last night in the elite Becici hotel “Splendid” a great masked ball was held.
The interest for this year’s masked ball has surpasses all expectations, so the big hall of Becici hotel could not receive all the interested. More than 15 group masks from Kotor, and numerous masked groups from Podgorica and Budva competed for a valuable fund of rewards, and this time too they have confirmed that imagination and originality of masking are a tradition of this part of Montenegro.
The end of the carnival fiestas is today. It will end with a big carnival procession down the main town street. The procession with the original and imaginative masks starts from Dobrota at 14:30h, and after the defile the traditional burning of the “culprit” for all the troubles of people from Kotor in the past year, will be held.
After that the masked procession and numerous guests will go to the old town where the fiesta will be continued on the squares and streets, and on the Square of Arms there will be a carnival concert held.
The organizer of this manifestation is Kotor NG “Festa”, and the patrons are the Minsitry of tourism, Municipality and the local Tourist organization. General sponsor was ProMonte. In the organization of the discothèque “Maksimus” last night also a great masked ball was held.
For best masks they have provided valuable rewards. The total amount provided for the rewards was 12.000 euros. General sponsor was NLB “Montenegro bank”.
V.L. – I.K.