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Francisco Montiel highlights the history and celebrations of Palm Zarcilla in the Proclamation of the feasts of Our Lady of Mercy (04/09/2009)

The councilman of Deportes of the City of Lorca, Francisco Montiel, the holiday began last night Zarcilla Palm with an opening speech in which he stressed "it is not only a district of Lorca, but it is a very special land for its extension and by the cordial nature of their neighbors. "

The mayor began by reviewing the ancient history of earrings, starting from Argar culture, to Roman rule and the Islamic period up to now and what is now Zarcilla, and continued thanks for the confidence they have placed all neighbors to meet him "the exciting work of making the proclamation of a festival so special."

Montiel told the audience the reason that binds to both Zarcilla, going back to his childhood and remembering "the summers on the streets and fields of this parish", and "the memory of a childhood fishing and swimming in the games was football. "

In addition, immortalized the scene of the Zarcilla doing a tour of the charming places of this land as the river Turrilla the Luchena or corner Carranza, "which allow you to create adventures and enjoy the most restless children."

The parties recalled the old preacher, full of charm and good times, praising the traditional summer movie memories of neighbors who have always been the motor of the celebrations, organizing and searching for what surprise at every celebration.

No shortage of praise from the council for friends who "unfortunately no longer among us as Michael and Angelina or Mariquilla."

Also wanted to emphasize the presence of others who are part of the history of Zarcilla as "The Warden or Casicas Augustine."

Francisco Montiel concluded by stating that the most important festivals, the most emotional, is "the procession in which the Virgin of Mercy, Mistress and Mother, through the streets of the Zarcilla, accompanied by the feeling of men and women, while touring the beautiful floral carpet, born from the expertise and patients zarcilleras hands of women. "

Finally, finished the opening speech to the wind throwing traditional live the Virgin of Mercy and Palm Zarcilla.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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