History, traditions, customs and a lot of Murcia and orchard, meet in their facilities that I visited by more than 15,000 people every year.
The sunny morning of this tenth of March presaged that it would be a great day of celebration to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Museum of the Huerta in Alcantarilla, that Monday, March 11, 1968, today it has been commemorated before a large group of neighbors and people who during all these years have been working and giving name to their institutions to the Museum of the Sewer Garden, in an act that has been chaired by the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Environment, Javier Celdrán, along with the mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía, members of the Municipal Corporation, as well as other civil and military authorities that are expected, among which were Senator Nuria Guijarro, the General Director of Cultural Property, José Antonio Lorca, the General Director of Territorial Planning , Architecture and Housing, Laura Sandoval, as well as military authorities, with the chief colonel of the Alcantarilla Air Base, Francisco Javier Fernán
dez, the commander of the EZAPAC, Ramonell or the chief captain of the PAPEA, José Luis Lomas.
In an act presented by the journalist of Radio Sintonía, Pepe Imbernón, we are in the prolegomena of a very special year for Alcantarilla, with the anniversary that we celebrated the Museum of the Huerta, that March 11, 1968. A jewel for our municipality, has seen how this morning has celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, in its facilities.
The music has been put on by the Choir and Dance Group "Museo de la Huerta" of the Peña "El Barracón" of Alcantarilla and we have concluded with a musical performance by the group "Alma Llanera".
We have had the presentation of the new website www.museodelahuerta.es that has been made to start its journey from this morning and has presented the program of activities from the Department of Culture, Celebrations and Tourism, has been planned for all this year of commemoration that we now begin.
We have taken into account two great entities that have also been working for more than thirty years, enlarging and bearing the name of the Museum, such as the Choir and Dance Group of the Huerta Museum, of the "El Barracón" Peña, which presides over Antonio Rosell "El Lirios", as well as the Association of Friends of the Huerta Museum, which currently presides, Ángeles Ramos, after the death of its previous president and founder, Diego Luis Pacetti, who has also been made so much the tribute, as recognition and countless samples of affection.
As well as recognitions have been made to people or relatives of those who previously created and directed this important Museum in Alcantarilla, as it has been to Diego Riquelme, Joaquin Martinez, Jorge Aragoneses, Mariano Ballester, Fulgencio Saura and Angel Luis Riquelme Manzanera, always of great importance at the regional, national and international levels.
The Huerta Museum is our great tourist gem, receiving almost 15,000 visitors throughout the year, both of national and international origin, being a great attraction for all audiences and of great importance to know the history of our Region, the traditions and customs of the garden and of course our own Sewer.
Coinciding this year with the celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Town Hall of Sewer brought to FITUR, the main international tourism fair, held in Madrid last January, our Museum of La Huerta "50 years transmitting History, 50 years preserving Heritage "in order to give it a greater promotion and relevance in the national and international tourist panorama.
This has been an important day for Sewer and for our Museum of the Huerta, where a large number of neighbors and lovers and friends, as well as for many years, have not missed this anniversary and have participated in this important commemoration.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla