| Cieza becomes a prominent topic, due to its commitment to tourism, in the 2019 information compendium | The Official College of Journalists publishes the Yearbook of the Region of Murcia, a document that contains the most important events that have occurred in the last year.
Cieza has been placed as a prominent theme in these pages for his determined commitment to the tourist revitalization and cultural intensification carried out during the year 2019.
More than 20 journalists participate in the writing of the Yearbook under the direction of Arturo Andreu, dean of the College , who has visited the town together with the Honorary President of the institution, Juan Antonio De Heras, to present the work on the municipality.
They have met, at the Siyâsa Museum, with the Mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas and the Councilor for Tourism, Antonio Moya. In the pages dedicated to Cieza, issues such as Flowering are discussed, which has become one of the most far-reaching tourism projects in the Region of Murcia.
In 2019, it celebrated its third edition, exceeding the number of tourists by 60,000, and 28,000 people participating in the different activities organized by the Consistory.
From mid-February until well into March, a blanket of pink and white flowers, over the fields, announces the arrival of spring, like a tacit pact between the air, the water and the land.
With this natural creation, Cieza has proposed a strategy to promote tourism, assembling the five petals of the peach blossoms as five disciplines: sports, gastronomy, heritage, nature and performing arts.International users include tourists from the United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, France, China, and the USA.
USA Beyond the Flowering tourism project, Cieza has promoted the diversification of its economy, mainly based on agricultural resources, through a cultural and natural commitment. In Cieza a unique natural space awaits, with hundreds of kilometers of mountain routes.
The Czezano cultural heritage is immense: the Islamic treasure of Europe, the uninhabited Siyâsa, is located in a locality, and is not the only archaeological value.
In the locality there are deposits of different historical stages.
The existing artistic and historical value has served to know the origins not only of Cieza, but also of the Region and the country. The natural beauty, represented in the different areas of Cieza, is mixed with the historical wealth of its enclaves.
The Almadenes Canyon, an incomparable spot shared with the neighboring town of Calasparra, hides the oldest rock art in the Region of Murcia, in the Cueva del Arco, from the late Upper Palaeolithic. The commitment to the conservation and protection of heritage has meant, in the city, the creation of different museums to safeguard material and immaterial treasures.
The Siyâsa Museum that houses a magnificent sample of the archaeological heritage of Cieza, the Esparto Museum that shows inside a large number of elements related to the esparto culture, the Folklore Interpretation Center with an original exhibition on traditions and ways of life in the region of Murcia, the House-Museum of Holy Week that keeps the works of more than a century of Czezan Nazarene passion and the Moldo de Teodoro with the vestiges of the water culture, so rooted with the evolution of the river Safe. The Yearbook of the Region of Murcia compiles the main topics that covered the international, national and Region of Murcia news throughout 2019, as well as the articles of several experts in each subject that describe everything that happened with a research focus.
The Yearbook was created in 1992, and is consolidated as the only regional publication of these characteristics in which you can consult, at a time, the most relevant events that have occurred throughout the previous year both in the Region and outside it .
Source: Colegio de Periodistas