In the morning of today the Parties of Alcantarilla have been presented officially, giving to know the program of celebrations that for the 2017 have prepared from the Town council of Alcantarilla, through the Department of Culture, Tourism and Celebrations, the Brotherhood of the Virgin Of Health, patron of Alcantarilla and the Federation of Peñas Festeras and Culturales, as well as of other events and activities organized by different associations, entities and groups of our municipality.
They have been presented by Alcantarilla Mayor, Joaquín Buendía, Councilor of Festejos, María Luisa Martínez León, the maid of the Virgin of Health, representing the Brotherhood, Paquita González and the president of the Federation of Peñas Festeras And Culturales de Alcantarilla, Juan Sornichero Martínez.
Alcantarilla Mayor, Joaquín Buendía, began by thanking "both the Brotherhood and the Federation for the effort they make with their program to enhance our Festivals and work together with the Alcantarilla City Council to continue side by side in achieving completion All the expedient that is necessary to request that our Fiestas be declared of National Tourist Interest, for this with the also no less collaboration of the associations, entities and groups that intervene so that they have the prestige that they have reached and that transcend our borders I do not want to forget about the Grupo de la Huerta Group, Virgen de la Salud Housewives, Draco Martellus Youth Association, Peña Criolla Carlos Gardel, the Center for Elderly People, Radio Tuning, next to Alcantarilla TV, as well as COPE Region Of Murcia you are always present ".
There they met the Warlock of the Year 2017, Cristóbal García Morata, organizers and participants of different acts and their own clubs, or Cope and Cadena 100 with Manolo Sotomayor.
The mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, announced the different scheduled activities, such as the MEDIEVAL MARKET, which will be one more year located in the Plaza de San Francisco and that already reaches its XIX edition, having already it the first of the ends of Week of parties, from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 May.
The FAIR OF ATTRACTIONS will also be open from Friday the 19th until the last Sunday of holidays, on May 28.
It emphasizes for the little ones, that on Monday and Tuesday will be DAYS OF THE CHILD, counting the 2 x 1 in the infantile attractions.
The mayor of Alcantarilla, as well as the representatives of the Federation of Peñas and of the Brotherhood, each with its organized acts, made a tour of the different days, from the beginning of the same, next Friday May 19th, we will have the Gala of Election of Queens that will count, for second consecutive year, the performance of the WORLD ORCHESTRA.
On Saturday, May 20, we will have the ROMERIA DE LA VIRGEN DE LA SALUD, our patron saint, after being since last May 1 in her hermitage returns to the Church of San Pedro.
For those who want folklore, we will have it with XXXVI INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE "VILLA DE ALCANTARILLA" ESTIVAL, with the Group of Choruses and Dances "Museum of the Huerta" Sewer that will act as each year as organizers, along with the Group of Choirs and Dances "La Traiña" in Almería, the Musical Folklore Association "Los Trovadores de la Mancha", Campo de Criptana (Ciudad Real) and folklore group in Senegal, the Festera Diamoray Association.
XIV DAYS OF GAMES IN PARTIES, with the Magic and Videogames tournaments, organized by the Drago et Martellus Youth Fantasy Games Association of Alcantarilla.
After being a novelty last year, this first Saturday of parties, we will again have the parade of CHILDREN CARE in the evening, while in the morning the smaller peñistas will have a CHILDREN'S PASACALLES that will end in Adolfo Suarez Square, not with the Burn, but with the tasting of a GREAT WITCH very sweet, since it is candy.
Already at night in the Plaza Adolfo Suárez the Association of Housewives "Virgen de la Salud, will provide us with their NIGHT OF THE BREAD, while in the festival grounds we will have the concert of
We will have already in the Festival and Fair Area, in those more than 45,000 square meters, in the II Witch Pop Festival, organized by COPE Región de Murcia, with AIRE CANADA (Winning Group of the second model competition Witch Pop), THE TRIP OF ELLIOT (The band led by Fran Roldán (voice and composition of all songs), becomes, in just a few months, the new great promise of national pop, after presenting their singles, "Gitana" and "Despacito and with good "And the great performance of COTI, which comes from Albacete, to continue its tour of Santander, the Argentine singer of Rosario, known in Latin America and Spain for themes like" Nothing was a mistake "," Before you see The sun "or" Again ".
He is also the author of other songs performed by other singers like "Color Esperanza", interpreted among others by Diego Torres or "Andar conmigo" by Julieta Venegas.
The first of the weekends, on Sunday, May 21, will finish off the PASACALLES DE PEÃAS with their charangas, in the morning.
For children in Plaza Adolfo Suárez, they will have INFANTILE PARTY with inflatables and animation, along with the CUT AND TASTING OF HAM AND BEER, offered by the Federation of Peñas.
The night of this first festive weekend will end with the concert of ATREZO, Winners of the I Bruja Pop 2016 Model Contest and will open the TYPES, finalists of the II Witch Pop 2017 Competition, in Adolfo Suárez Square.
On Monday, May 22, we will have the second FESTIVAL "SILLA FLAMENCA" with the performance of JOSÃ ESCARPÃN Y CÃA, record Guinness of taconeo, in the square Adolfo Suárez.
Also the Brotherhood of the Virgin of Health, will celebrate in the Church of San Pedro, the already traditional MISA DE ILFERMOS.
On Tuesday, May 23, we will have the performance of PARRANDBOLEROS in Concert, in Adolfo Suárez Square.
While in the Church of San Pedro, the TRIDUO A LA PATRONA will begin, taking into account that the next day, on Wednesday, the LAY of the Virgin will be WALKED by all the children who wish it.
On Wednesday 24, NOCHE DE LA COPLA, which is always present next to Radio Sintonía, having as artists the singer Valladolid ALFONSO PAHINO (in 1977 obtains the great recognition of the public and of the press when winning the XIX FESTIVAL OF BENIDORM with the song "Get Away", composed by Jesus Gluck and the Dynamic Duo, JUAN MANUEL PUNZANO, (artist of recognized prestige in Levantine lands, also for being a participant in the contest of Antena 3, "Your face does not sound to me yet", is currently the most similar voice to Manolo Escobar (without being imitator) that exists in the whole Spanish panorama) and GINÃS MIRÃN, the singer from Almeria Albox, but focusing on Cartagena and with notable performances throughout Spain, as in other editions La Copla is held in the square Inmaculada, in the neighborhood of Campoamor The Federation of Peñas will have in the Plaza Adolfo Suárez the Competition of LANZAMINETO DE ESCOBA, organized by Peña "Baco" and in the square of Cayitas el Con
Course "HUNTING HUNT", organized by the Peña "Los que Faltaban".
On Thursday, May 25th, At ten o'clock at night we will have the peñas and their charangas in the PASACALLES CON LA BRUJA, leaving from Adolfo Suárez square to Cayitas Square and back again to Adolfo Suárez square, where it is Scheduled at eleven JUDGE TO THE WITCH.
We will also have the XXXIX TANGO INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL "VILLA DE ALCANTARILLA" at the "Infanta Elena" Cultural Center, organized by José Serrano "El Porteño" with the collaboration of the "Carlos Gardel" Peña Criolla Sewer, with two performances, One at 20:00 hours and another at 22:00 hours, with an advance ticket of 10 euros and box office 12 euros, there will be the Argentine voices of Romina Balestrino and Omar Fernandez, the music of the Milonga Quintet, formed by Ana Isabel García (piano), Serafin Rubens (double bass), Elena Pla (violin), Cecilia Monreal (violin) and Orlando Dibelo (bandoneon).
The Dancers, Juan Manuel Nieto and Natalia Vicente, next to Rafa Cano and Trini Bru, having also singing to Jose Serrano "The Porteño".
In the Festival Venue we find a great night, a night for the memory, with the NIGHT OF THE EIGHT, in which we will have four of the legendary bands of that time, we will have COMPLIMENTS + DANGEROUS FRIENDS + MODESTIA APARTE + OBK .
On Friday, May 26, during our local festivity, in the morning the Association of Housewives "Virgen de la Salud" will have the GRAN BUEÃALADA, in the Garden of Campoamor, the rocks with their charangas will soon begin their pasacalles to go Picking up her elderly and infants, to start at twelve o'clock in the morning, the PEÃAS PARADE on Calle Mayor, from the Calle Term.
At 12 o'clock will also be celebrated in the Parish of San Pedro MISA HUERTANA, which will be sung by the Choir and Dance Group "Museo de la Huerta" de Alcantarilla.
Already in the afternoon we will have the great offer of FLOWERS TO VIRGIN OF THE HEALTH AND EXHAUST HUERTANA, from the square of the Immaculate, with exit at 18:30 and finish in the square of San Pedro.
When it finishes the Peñas will go up to the square Adolfo Suárez, where the Federation of Peñas celebrates the NIGHT OF THE CAKE OF MEAT.
In the Festival Venue we will already have a known NIGHT YOUNG, with the performances of the Murcia group NUNATAK (In 2012, Adri, Dumdaca, Gon, Nando and Viwe, became known as part of the Lemon Pop festival poster, with its first EP Nunatak is nature, it is wind, it is fire, it is a mosaic of melodies and sometimes epic voices, sometimes precious, that merge into a powerful choral staging, which invites you to smile and push you to scream. The group is known as the DORIAN, and is one of the most important bands of the new Spanish scene, a band that skillfully combines the tradition of pop in Spanish with rock and new productions and sounds of contemporary electronic music.
The festivities, musically speaking, will end on Saturday May 27, with another not less expected performance of Jerez DAVID DEMARÃA, with more than one million copies along the eight albums that have been building this Spanish singer-songwriter.
Now triumphing with his new album "Seventh Heaven" and where we can not miss his new single "Where Beauty Is Born".
Earlier in the morning at 11 o'clock the Brotherhood of the Virgin of Health, will celebrate the TRANSFER OF THE PATRON, from the Church of San Pedro to the one of Our Lady of the Assumption and wait there the procession of the following day.
At 12 o'clock in the morning, the Federation of Peñas organizes a PEOPLE'S PASACALLES, with charangas and toy distribution to the children, from the square of San Pedro to the square Adolfo Suárez, to reach the GREAT PARADE OF CARROZAS, with a large head Prior to the passage of the floats with the peñistas, throwing thousands of toys throughout the route on the main street, it will be televised live on 7 TV Region of Murcia.
Once the cliffs have finished the parade, all the cliffs together will move to Adolfo Suárez Square, for the BURNING OF THE BRUJA, spectacular failure, made by a fallero of the Valencian community, this allegorical year to the business world of the Brujo of this Year, Cristóbal García Morata.
On the last day of our Festivities, on Sunday, May 28, the protagonist will be our Patroness.
At seven in the afternoon in the Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption, a SOLEMNE MASS will be held in her honor, so that at eight o'clock in the afternoon, once the same is finished, the PROCESSION OF PATRONA, Ntra. Mrs. de la Salud, through the streets of Alcantarilla, from Campoamor, to enter the image in the Church of San Pedro, where they will be launched a CASTLE OF FIREWORKS, as the climax of the 2017 FESTIVALS.
On Wednesday 24, Thursday 25 and Friday 26, the frequency of the station of COPE MORE MURCIA, will realize from the square Adolfo Suárez its SPECIAL FEES OF ALCANTARILLA, from 12:00 to 14:00 hours, in 106.9 FM Murcia .
Also presented to the audience was the model of the fault of La Bruja that will burn the night of May 27, allegorical to the business activity of the Brujo de Ano, discovering it both the Brujo and the Mayor and the President of the Federation of Peñas Which has been carried out in the Valencian community.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla