When the Carnival is almost over ( because there will be another weekend of piñata to permanently dismiss the festivities until another year ) , the Tenerife says goodbye tears of grief. The Burial of the Sardine is the most irreverent and lighthearted show all Carnival, with which the end of the libertine party announced at a ceremony after a humorous and grotesque procession of mourners and items a burlesque own funeral , just with the purifying fire as a sacrificial event excesses , to make way for Lent , a time of religious and spiritual reflection.