A Fair that begins next Friday, September 20 with the traditional inaugural parade and whose poster poster is the work of the architect from Lorca Enrique Miñarro.
The Mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, together with the Councilor for Festivities, José Ángel Ponce, and the representatives of the Lorca hotel associations as well as sponsors and collaborators have presented this morning the full program for this Fair and Fiestas of Lorca 2019.
Mateos has begun his speech highlighting the importance of the month of September in the city, he said "in Lorca we are lucky because the end of the summer is not synonymous with melancholy or sadness, here there is no post-holiday syndrome because with the arrival of the month of September the streets of our wonderful city are filled with people, atmosphere, desire to enjoy, and yesterday the celebrations in honor of our Patroness, the Virgin of the Huertas, and, just a few hours later, we presented another of the highlights of the calendar of a Lorca, the Fair ".
The First Edil recalled that "in just over a week the Fair and Festivities of Lorca 2019 will begin, ten days full of street life thanks to a complete and diverse program of activities organized by the Department of Celebrations of the City of Lorca A Fair organized with love, attending to the diversity of tastes and ages to ensure that each and every one of Lorca, Lorca and those who are encouraged to visit us enjoy unforgettable moments sharing with our family and friends our Fair and Parties of Lorca 2019 ".
Mateos Molina detailed that "the Fair will begin next Friday, September 20, at 8 pm, with an inaugural parade, from the Alameda de la Constitución and to the Fairground of the Huerto de la Rueda, by the Municipal Band of Music and the folklore groups of Choirs and Dances of Lorca and Choirs and Dances 'Virgen de las Huertas' and, at 10 pm, the first of the scheduled concerts, Aitana, on the esplanade of the Hotel Jardines de Lorca ".
"Another of the most anticipated moments of all editions is our popular 'Day Fair' in which people from all parts of the Region and even neighboring provinces congregate. It will be on Saturday 21, at 1 in the afternoon , when in an incomparable setting such as the monumental and historical area of â€‹â€‹Lorca, let's enjoy the best gastronomy and live music with performances in five of the most popular squares in our city: San Vicente, Calderón, Spain, Lorca- Plaza and the Passage of the Convent ", informed Diego José Mateos.
The Mayor also stressed that "the Association of Hoteliers of Lorca, Hostelor, organizes a new edition of 'Tapas in Fair' whereby in all the affiliated establishments they will have a cover with typical products of the area at a price of 2.50 euros and that also includes the drink "and that," the schedule of the 'Day Fair' will be until 7 pm during the week and, as a novelty this year on weekends will be extended until 9 at night and , also, is made available to all who wish, a free playroom service for children between 3 and 6 years old on Alporchones Street. "
"We will also enjoy the opening of the Fairground of the Huerto de la Rueda at 7 p.m. and, at 9 p.m. that same Saturday, the concert of the Vanesa Martín from Malaga, in the esplanade of the Hotel Jardines de Lorca".
"We also find in this program the VII Concentration of Classic Vehicles, on Sunday, September 22 from 9:30 am in the former Convent of La Merced or the XV Exhibition of hooks, carriages and cavalry also on Sunday 22, to 12 in the morning at the Alameda Dr. Miguel Campoy and, from 8 in the afternoon one of the most innovative bets of this fair, in summer festival format, the concert of Macaco, SFDK, Green Valley and Combo Draft on the esplanade of the Jardines de Lorca Hotel, "said the Mayor.
Mateos has also detailed the part specially organized for the little ones, specifically "it will be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday it will be the turn for the little ones to enjoy the fairground attractions at half the price, 1.5 euros, thanks to the bonds distributed by the Consistory through the school centers of the municipality and on Wednesday 25 we will celebrate Children's Day with the Musical 'Sing, play, dance with Lula, Lelo, Lili and their friends'. which will take place on the esplanade of the Jardines de Lorca Hotel, in addition to the launch, for the first time, of the initiative called 'A fair without noise' with which there will be a "blackout" of music and lights in the attractions of the fairground so that children with special needs can also enjoy their Fair ".
The First Edil has also remembered "the free concerts organized in the Garden of the wheel will be at 10 pm, Monday the one of Maki and the Morena; on Tuesday, Carolina During and Marcelo Criminal and on Wednesday the I Edition of "Lorca Suena", the contest for singers and bands from Lorca that is committed to the talent of our young people ".
Another of the outstanding events has been on Thursday, September 26, "another unavoidable event, the inauguration of the thirty-sixth edition of Feramur, the Official Handicraft Fair of the Region of Murcia at the Santa Quiteria Fairs and Congress Center and that will last until that Sunday. "
Diego José Mateos has also informed that "that Thursday we will celebrate the Day of the Elderly with a show that will be presented in the coming days and with which our elders will enjoy a night of humor and lots of music on the esplanade of the Hotel Jardines de Lorca from 8 in the afternoon and, in the Fairground of the Huerto de la Rueda, at 10 at night, it will be the turn of the Apache rockers. "
"On Friday, at 10 p.m., the rock of the historic Spanish band Marea on the esplanade of the Jardines de Lorca Hotel as well as in the Huerto de la Rueda, starting at 11 p.m., Electronic New Era, with the music of the DJs of Lorca and the surrounding area and on Saturday 28, that First LGTBIQ Lorca Fair will take place at 7 in the afternoon in Lorca-Plaza, as well as the 'Sun Fest', another new opportunity to be participate in the music of young and talented local DJs, "announced the Mayor.
Mateos Molina has assured that "in short, ten days full of life in the streets and squares of the city. A program that, without a doubt, demonstrates that an essential goal of this new Government Team, a firm commitment, is the to turn Lorca into a reference point at regional and national level, proud, in addition, of the more than demonstrated good coexistence and good work of both the hoteliers and the citizens themselves. "
The Mayor of Lorca wanted to "thank the associations of local hoteliers, Limusa, Aguas de Lora, Estrella Levante, Parque Almenara Shopping Center and Workshop M. Gallego as sponsors of this Fair and Festivities 2019 and the Association of Feriantes de Lorca, Hostelor and Hotel Jardines de Lorca as collaborators because thanks to their contributions they also make it possible to create a very ambitious fair program, aimed at all audiences. "
The Castle and the most popular attractions star in the poster of this Fair
The Mayor of Lorca, Diego José Mateos, has also wanted to show his appreciation to the architect of the poster announcing this Fair and Fiestas of Lorca 2019, the lorquino architect Enrique Miñarro, "a poster starring one of the greatest symbols of our city, the Fortaleza del Sol, and under the slope of the Castle, the 'Roller Coaster', the 'Ferris Wheel' and the 'Pirate Ship', three of the most popular attractions of the Fair ".
In addition, as of Friday, September 13, the 3,000 programs that detail all the activities organized for this Fair and Festivals of Lorca 2019 will be available at the Cultural Center, in the Tourist Office and in the different offices of the districts.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca