17.1.2018. 5.30 pm , City Hall - the Pula Mayor hands over the symbolic key of the City of Pula and all the powers it symbolizes to the Master of the Carnival. 03.02.2018. 11.30 am - Carnival parade - Karolina - Arena - Portarata Square - presentation of the carnival groups Karolina, 3 pm - Big costume ball for all visitors of the Carnival with Mauro Staraj & La Banda (in case of rain in Circolo) . 13.02.2018. Veli Vrh, 7 pm, the burning of the "Pust" - an effigy made of straw, a the traditional culprit for all the last year's troubles.