With the mayor, Lazarus Mellado, the Deputy Mayor of Culture and Celebration, Patricio Pérez, the Big Sister of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Health, Isabel Pérez Salmerón and President of the Federation of Peñas festive and Cultural Sewer John Sornichero, and assistance of the queens of the parties and representatives of various associations active in the events held during the holidays.
Spoke first mayor, who thanked all attendees for their collaboration to enable a year "more with less".
He noted that due to the economic situation, has again gone down the budget for our patron saint celebrations.
Specifically fixed budget lowering by approximately 20%.
However, he assured that thanks to everyone's efforts, it will be very dignified and fun parties.
Sewer in May remains a regional reference, and so will continue to be so.
Asked the mayor, who in spite of everything, try to have fun in every one of the activities planned to achieve for several days to forget all problems.
Then intervened Patricio Perez, head of Celebration, which in turn also appreciated the work and delivery of all staff allows each spring can have a high level of celebrations, and especially to the Federation of Peñas and Brotherhood of the Employer.
Councilman also wanted to highlight the work of all the staff of the Department, who are engaged for many days "full time" to everything is ready, like the local police personnel, Works and Services, Civil Protection, Red Cross etc..
I also wanted to make a special mention to the associations working during the holidays, with the aim of collecting money and other donations for the needy.
He explained that the reason that this year will be advanced a few days the festivities was none other than the holding of elections to the European Parliament on 25 May.
Made a detailed tour of the main activities that take place throughout the day, from the medieval market, through programming Infanta Elena Cultural Center and the outdoor events.
The older sister of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Health welcomed the change of dates of the various events of our festivities this year, which will make it possible for the first time finished with the procession of our Patron, so which together with the advancement of output expected to make possible further assistance from neighbors.
Similarly, Salmeron said Perez, the Pilgrimage of Our Lady on Saturday May 10 will be held for which encouraged all to participate toshers and alcantarilleras huertanas their best finery.
Wish happy holidays to all and reiterated that it was positive for Sewer great collaboration and respect existing between sisterhood and the Federation of Peñas.
Finally, he spoke Sornichero Juan, president of the Federation of Peñas, who explained the new features this year, and the advantages of having condensed into fewer days the same routine activities.
He wanted to thank the efforts of all the club members for making it possible, despite the difficulties, were able to close a very dense, high-quality program.
This year, for the first time, "The Court and I tasting ham" that will be held free of charge for all attendees on Saturday May 10 at the Plaza Adolfo Suarez, from 21.30 will be developed hours.
Similarly, wanted to thank the sponsors for their contribution to this year can be repeated "The Meatloaf Night" which was so successful last year and you will definitely get thousands of people to concentrate.
In addition to remembering the events directly organized by the Federation, such as the Children's Parade Floats, The Parade of Clubs, Contest Launch Brooms and Witch Hunt, among others, said he believed a success that after the Grand Parade Floats will be held that Saturday Burning Witch.
"I am convinced, said that this year will be a massive event."
Finally, he invited residents and visitors to participate actively in our Party.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla