Concerts, workshops, children's musicals and sporting events are part of the range of options offered by the Christmas program starting on Wednesday with the inauguration of the municipal nativity scene.
For its development, and for the first time, the Cieza City Council has unified the activities of the municipal areas of Culture, Commerce, Youth, Sports and the Elderly.
The mayor of Cieza, Pascual Lucas, presented the Christmas program 2017/2018 with which the City will develop a total of 52 activities in which proposals for all ages will fill the city with life until January 6.
As the councilor has advanced, "we want to offer a leisure alternative in which all the neighbors feel part of Christmas, with very varied events and workshops aimed at all types of public.The programming is divided by sectors so that anybody can choose the activity that you like the most ".
Lucas has valued the programming as "very special" because, in his opinion, "all the councils that launch Christmas activities have come together to project a unique program." Culture, Commerce, Youth, Sports and the Elderly are the main legs of this beautiful campaign. "
He also expressly thanked the "involvement" of the councilors of the different areas when setting up a campaign whose axis is the light on emblematic sculptures of Cieza.
In his words, "we have paid special attention to lighting, improving lighting decoration in commercial areas."
In this sense, has indicated that the Christmas decoration aims to encourage consumption in local trade, which also adds to the specific campaign that the Department of Commerce has launched to achieve this goal, something very important for traders of our city. "
Among the main proposals, the mayor wanted to highlight the Christmas proclamation of December 17, the musical Disney played by Ascopas (day 21), the Christmas Concert of the Ars Nova Choir (day 25) or the traditional concerts of the Band of the School of Music and the Municipal Band of Cieza (days 27 and 28).
Among the highlights of this Christmas are two shows: the ballet in two acts' Giselle ', which will take place on December 15, at 9:00 pm, at the Capitol Theater and the children's play' Zascanduri.
School of goblins' that will be Friday 29, at 19.00, also in the same scenic space.
Locations for sale at the Capitol box office.
The agenda also leaves room for two essential appointments.
The first one will be on December 19, at 18.00, with the XIII Festival of Christmas Carols 'Festivities' and the second will be on December 30, at 18.00, with 'Traditions and Christmas custom' that makes the Group of Choirs and Dances of Cieza.
As it can not be otherwise, Cieza will also receive the visit of the Magi from the East on the night of January 5 in a great cavalcade through the streets of the city organized by OJE.
The real postmen will be collecting the letters of the children ciezanos between the 2 and the 3 of January in the place of Spain.
Thus, the kick-off to the Christmas events will be given on Wednesday the inauguration of the municipal nativity scene.
It will be at 19.30 in the SiyÃ¢sa Museum, with the performance of the choir and the rondalla of the Cieza Day Center for the Elderly under the direction of Francisco Gómez Moreno.
As for the scheduled sports activities, the municipal agenda will propose the I 3x3 Football Tournament 'Mega Stadium Inflatable', which will take place from December 26 to 29 in the Plaza de España.
The organization will be in charge of the Veterans Association of the Cieza Sports Club.
A technification campus will also be held from December 27 to 30 in the Juan José Angostos Pavilion under the organization of the Club Cieza Basketball School and the VIII San Silvestre Ciudad de Cieza 'Memorial Antonio S. Piñera López' will be organized.
In addition, the Municipal Center for the Elderly 'Las Morericas' offer ten activities, among which highlights the Christmas sweets workshop taught by master pastry chef Joaquín Ramos, Confectionery Las Delicias, in collaboration with Bakery Ricardo.
Finally, the mayor wanted to invite all residents and visitors to "be part of the Christmas of Cieza to have a great time sharing moments with friends and family in the streets, bars, cafes and shops of the city. to live a Christmas with yours, with your people. "