Among other highlights of Carnival in the capital city, the beauty of queen Virginia and her princesses Nabil and Rocío shone as they headed up the parade in a giant float alluding to the V Centenary of the Discovery of the South Sea. In total there were 32 floats in the four days of Carnival, along with performing groups in the parades and cheerful culecos during the day, which were also attended by thousands of people.
Merchants of 100 fixed stands and 50 carts benefited from extended sales until the festival closed at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday of Carnival.
The Carnival of the City set in place a successful model and established itself as a great attraction, bringing in 25,000 tourists. By early morning of Ash Wednesday, traffic on the Coastal Strip had returned to normal.