The City Council of Cieza turns one more year in its patronal celebrations in honor to San Bartolomé with a program of acts that concentrates a wide range of proposals and activities for all the public, creating for the first time a new space in the Era, where the Young people will have their own programming and opening hours adapted to their nightlife needs.
The Mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas, and the Councilor for Culture and Festivities, Maria Ramos, presented the program of the 2017 Fair of Cieza, together with the President of the Brotherhood of San Bartolomé, Laura Villa, the patron saint festivities in San Bartolomé that will begin on August 23 and will last until August 31.
The festive preamble will be put by the XXIX International Festival of Folklore in the Segura (August 18 to 20) organized by the Group of Choirs and Dances of Cieza.
Concerning the musical performances, we can mention the names of La Guardia (day 23), E'motion Band (24), Orquesta Mondragón (26), Retropop (29) and Liverpool Group (31).
The concerts will all be free and will be held in the Plaza de España, where the following shows will also take place: Tribute to the Jahars group (on the 25th), Gran Gala Flamenca by the Rociero del Segura Group (27), pasodobles concert Of the Municipal Band of Cieza (28) and Homage to Antonio Molina and Manolo Escobar by Javier Escobar and Rosalez (30).
On August 24th, Thursday, big day of the patron saint festivities, the Municipal Band of Cieza will not miss its traditional musical target starting at 8 in the morning.
Two and a half hours later, an orthodox Mass in honor of St. Bartholomew in the Basilica of the Assumption.
In the afternoon, at 6.30 pm, the rider Diego Ventura and the right-handed paco Ureña and Roca Rey will make the paseíllo.
They will handle bulls from La Palmosilla.
On Sunday 27, at the same time, it will be the turn of David Mora, Diego Luque and Antonio Puerta, who will have to do with six ropes of Adolfo Martín.
One more year, the collaboration of different associations and cultural groups will be highlighted in the organization of various activities, such as the Brotherhood of San Bartolomé, in charge of scheduling popular festivals on the Balcony of the Wall, processions and masses of the patron and The proclamation of the fair, to be held on August 15 by the actor Ciezano Paco Marín.
On the other hand, the Friends of Las Oliveras Association will celebrate on Friday the 25th Olive Bones Launching Contest.
On Sunday 27, Los Dormis will mount the 16th Crazy Car Race on the circuit of the Camino de Murcia.
The protagonism of associations and local groups will continue on the 24th with the 7th Bocadillos Bocadillo Contest, organized by Juventudes Socialistas de Cieza, will be moved on this occasion to the Park of Medina SiyÃ¢sa.
In the afternoon, the organizers will take to the Gabriel Celaya Auditorium the Meabe Red Festival, with the performances of Varry Brava DJ, Retropop, NTP Band and Lucky Duckes.
Admission costs 2 euros.
It will be followed by the activity 'Callejeo lúdico-histórico-literario' on August 26, starting at 10 am, from the Padre Salmerón Municipal Library.
The program will include expected activities, such as the parade of floats (Saturday 26) or the festival of rice and rabbit (Tuesday 29).
A culinary itinerary promoted by the Cieza Town Hall, which will start at 12.00 p.m. and will continue until 10 p.m. through a dozen participating establishments, is entitled "Tapeando por Cieza" (Monday 28).
The bars will offer cane and tapa to 2 euros and cocktail or drink to 3.5 euros.
Thus, as the Third Gastronomic Contest 'El Pinchito' that the Ladies and Knights of the Order will perform on August 26 in the avenue of Italy.
The smallest in the house are the recipients of a very attractive offer thanks, among others, to the installation of a playground with inflatable games in the Corner of the Convent on Monday 28, from 19.00 to 23.00 hours.
In addition to the show titled '1, 2, 3 ... let's sing again' at the Teatro Capitol on Thursday 24th by La Pandilla de Drilo and the water party, the Department of Commerce will bring a new edition of 'Chito Chef' on the 29th , Starting at 7:00 p.m., in the Plaza de España.
Aina, MasterChef Junior finalist, will be the special guest in this activity directed at children from 8 to 13 years.
Special mention should be made of the performance of El Kanka whose concert will take place on Sunday 27 at the Balcony of the Wall.
The ticket costs 10 euros at the box office of the Teatro Capitol, which will open daily from 11.00 to 13.00 hours.
Other shows that will add to the program is 'Acompáñame a la revista' (day 28) in the Gabriel Celaya Auditorium and 'La alegría de la huerta y anología' (day 29) at the Capitol Theater.
On the same day, the Brotherhood of Mary Magdalene will organize 'The monologues of the pharmacy', with Agustín Jiménez, Commander Lara and Agustín Durán.
The program of events of the Fair and Festivities of San Bartolomé will be completed with the Third National Competition of Outdoor Painting 'Rincones de Cieza', the XI International Music Meeting of Cieza and the V Batalla de Gallos, as well as programming Sports for all publics driven by the Department of Sports and tourism activities promoted by the Department of Tourism.
According to the mayor of Cieza, "this year we should highlight the commitment to a new space in La Era where we are going to ensure the fun of night-time." Zona Joven will be a place designed for the amusement of the young public in which there will be stable programming and A schedule adapted to the requests we have been receiving in recent years. "
At the same time, emphasizes the councilman who, "with this measure, we also respond to the neighbors of the Plaza of Spain who requested to download this area of â€‹â€‹the city."
In the words of the councilman, "when the neighbors review the program you will be able to observe that among the alternatives that are proposed play a very important role the associations and local groups, that are thrown to organize activities and events to help with their initiatives to increase the programming."
In this sense, Lucas has taken advantage of the presentation to thank associations and groups "his enthusiasm and complicity, without which it would be more complicated to complete this puzzle."
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza