Lorca with his Mayor to the head, has been protagonist as honored municipality, with the Huertano of the Year that has designated the City council of the City of the Sun, Jose González Ruiz, The Mosquito, neighbor of the Listens.
In the morning of today Sunday has been held in the Museum of the Huerta de Alcantarilla, THE DAY OF THE MUSEUM OF LA HUERTA, a festival organized by the Association of Friends of the Museum of the Huerta, with the collaboration of the City Sewer, as well as other Institutions, associations and companies of the Region, festival with various acts that each year, is dedicated to reward a huertano chosen by the main municipality, being this year 2017 the municipality of Lorca and designate who is awarded the Huertano Prize of the Year , Which has been José Gonzalez Ruiz, the Mosquito, in homage and gratitude to his determination and sacrifice throughout his career, at the proposal of the City of Lorca, neighbor of La Escucha, farmer and man firmly committed to the struggle for water .
He emphasizes his participation in different groups of Lorca and his constant support to the celebrations and any initiative that arises in the orchard lorquina, emphasizing especially his commitment with the folklore and the local traditions.
The event was chaired by Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía and Lorca, Francisco Jódar, accompanied by the Councilor for Tourism, Francisco Montiel and the deputation of La Escucha, Montserrat Morer and of course the organizing president, Diego Luis Pacetti, of the Association of Friends of the Huerta Museum, the Councilor for Culture, Tourism and Alcantarilla Celebrations, María Luis Martínez León, along with other members of the Alcantarilla Municipal Corporation and the board of the Association.
The Association of Friends of the Museum of the Huerta every year pays homage to a town of huertan tradition and they wanted that in 2017 is the City of the Sun by its long agricultural trajectory and by the importance of the orchard in this municipality of more than 1,600 km2 Of surface.
At 10:30 a reception was held for guests and Misa Huertana in the Ermita de Nuestra Señora de la Salud, patroness of Alcantarilla, in the place of Agua Salá and sung by the Choral and Dance Group "Museo de la Huerta ", From the Peña Huertana" El Barracón ", Sewer.
At 11:30 the central event began on the exterior stage of the Huerta Museum, with the performance of the pánchista Fernando González Marquina, to happen to the delivery of the Prizes Museum of the Huerta, awards granted by the Association, falling this Year Distinguished Character: the sewer writer, poet and playwright, Manuel Muñoz Hidalgo;
Distinguished Institution: CAIXABANK, Obra Social, awarded by the director of the negotiated area, Gerardo Cuartero and as Distinguished Partner: Casto Martínez Cascales.
After the delivery of the Huertano Prize of the Year, to Jose González Ruiz, the Mosquito, designated by the City council of Lorca, has been imposed the silver shield of the Association of Friends of the Museum of the Huerta to all the authorities arrived from Lorca, While Mayor Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, delivered the mayor of Lorca, Francisco Jódar, a replica of the faÃ§ade of the city council sewer.
In two phases of an event that was full of public, with more than five hundred people not only Sewer, but also Lorca who wanted to be wrapping their town and the Huertano of the Year, acted masterfully the Group of Choirs and Dances "Virgin of Las Huertas, "by Lorca.
Later words of the mayor of Lorca and the Sewer, along with the president of the Association of Friends of the Museum of the Huerta and finalize as it is a tradition the Day of the Museum of the Orchard, with the Hymn to Murcia, sung by all assistants.
The attendants had the opportunity to taste later rich rice, in the enclosure next to the Museum, that always carry out the Association of Housewives of Virgin Health of Alcantarilla.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla