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Ten days of a whole street music festival]

The presentation was made in the Plaza de Cayitas, with two references for the festivities such as the Casa de Cayitas, for the witch legend and with the sculpture of La Bruja, in a special year since it is 30 years since it was used as festive symbol

On the morning of today the Sewer Festival has been officially presented, making known the program of celebrations that for 2019 have prepared from the City Hall Sewer, through the Department of Culture, Tourism and Celebrations, the Brotherhood of the Virgin de la Salud, patron of Alcantarilla and the Federation of Festeras and Cultural Clubs, as well as other events and activities organized by different associations, entities and groups of our municipality.

The same have been presented by the mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, the president of the Brotherhood of the Virgin of Health, Diego Guzmán Alburquerque and the president of the Federation of Peñas Festeras y Culturales de Alcantarilla, Juan Sornichero Martínez.

The Mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, expressed his gratitude "both to the Brotherhood, as to the Federation, the effort they make with their programming to enlarge our Fiestas and work together with the Sewer City Council, to continue side by side, to achieve finalize the whole file that is necessary to request that our Fiestas be declared of National Tourist Interest, for it also with no less collaboration of associations, entities and groups that intervene so that they have the prestige they have achieved and that transcend our borders".

Buendía made several comments on the anniversaries that we will celebrate during these festivities, "such as the 30th anniversary of La Bruja being a festive symbol, the 25 years of Radio Sintonía and its Noche de la Copla, or the 15 years of the Peña Los Magicians and the 10 years of the Draco Peña, for all of them had a few words, also appreciating the enthusiasm that our associations like the one of Housewives Virgin of Health, with their Housewife in front always or the Group of Choirs and Danzas Museo de la Huerta with its international festival, as well as other scheduled events that make Alcantarilla the most important point of traditional festivals, but also of great interest, especially with concerts that remain free for all those who want to witness them " .

As indicated by Joaquín Buendía "music, performances for a wide range of tastes and musical attractions, from Rozalén for all those who like the music of the author, the indie of The Tracks, the one of the 80s with Nacha Pop, Tennesse and Guaraná , the Red Room pop-rock that we will have together with our group with national and international Viva Sweden and electronic music from before to pop and rock now Fangoria, flamenco with Carmen Coy, music romantic, popular and intimate of the boleros of Parrandboleros, the couplets with Bornolero and Juan Valderrama, the Maxims Orchestra show for the start of the festivities, the folklore of Murcia, Castilian of Madrid, Albacete manchego and as an international group the Venezuela or the tango festival, are all a sample of a varied program where those who wish may choose their time.

In the presentation, along with the major and child queens 2018, Daniela Domingo and Paula Molina, was also the Warlock of the Year 2019, in these parties Bruja, Mariola Alegría, the Housewife of the Year, Fina Carrillo Vicente, the colonel of the Alcantarilla Air Base, Francisco Javier Fernández, as well as Lieutenant Colonel Carreras, of the "Zaragoza" 5 Parachute Infantry Regiment, the PAPEA's chief captain, José Luis Lomas, different members of the Municipal Corporation that were also present in this presentation of the Festivities, organizers, collaborators and participants of the different events and of the festeras own clubs.

The presentation began with music, with an advance of which we will have the first Sunday of parties at night, with the group "THE TRACKS" and the interventions of the president of the Brotherhood of our Patron, new in charge and therefore prepared to face these festivities as the maximum alderman, announcing each and every one of the acts that the Brotherhood carries out to honor it, which will begin tomorrow, May 1, with the pilgrimage of the Virgin of Health to her hermitage and highlighting the Mariano Proclamation that next Saturday will offer the priest José Antonio García, during several years parish priest of San Pedro in Alcantarilla, being it at present of the Basilica of the Asunción de Cieza.

Diego Guzmán, president of the Brotherhood, highlighted all the acts that prior to the festivities are paid to the Patron, without forgetting the bright and multitudinous floral offering on Friday, a local party in Alcantarilla, as well as the procession to close our parties.

And as a novelty this year they will hold a musical concert in Adolfo Suárez Square.

Later, Juan Sornichero, president of the Peña Festeras Federation, also shredded all its programming and highlighted the novelties that this year had, as it is to go back to the parade of clubs on Sunday that last year was in the afternoon and therefore the tasting and cutting of ham at night in Adolfo Suárez square, where the City Council has scheduled a concert with the group "THE TRACKS".

He recalled the importance of the first Saturday, where the children are the main protagonists, from morning to afternoon with the children's parade of floats.

He highlighted the great effort made by the clubs to continue offering to citizens constantly, from the food offered with the ham cutting event, or the thousands of meat pies that will offer another year on the night of last Friday of holidays, after finishing the floral offering or the more than one million small toys that will be launched in the great parade of floats or the more than one hundred thousand balls that from the floats will be delivered to delight the smallest.

At the end of the intervention of the president of the sewer banks, Juan Sornichero, along with the mayor of Alcantarilla, invited the Warlock of the Year, Mariola Alegría, to discover the scale model of this year's failure, which as is traditional is allegorical to its professional activity, this time it was clear its significance to the commerce, the radio and above all to that mythical family disco, already disappeared "Super Chuy's".

The mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, indicated that the Mayo Festivals of Alcantarilla are already here, just around the corner, this same night the festeras clubs in the Adolfo Suárez square will have their COMPETITION OF PÓCIMAS or this next weekend MEDIEVAL MARKET, from next Friday to Sunday, May 5, one more year located in the Plaza de San Francisco and that reaches its XXI edition.

On Friday the appointment of the Warlock of the Year 2019 in the traditional gala, on Saturday the Marian Proclamation of our Patron and this year with another great novelty, the celebration of a FAIR OF ARTISAN BEER, to be held throughout the weekend with concerts and especially contemplating the Saturday night we will have the Final of the Witch Pop contest, with the four groups that have arrived at it, among 37 groups presented, Karmacadabra, Blaya, Pablo Barraka and Rio Viré, one of these four will have the opportunity to act next to Rozalén on Saturday, May 10.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla

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