Appreciates that such initiatives help seasonally adjusted tourism in the region
The Minister of Industry, Tourism, Business and Innovation, Juan Carlos Ruiz, today introduced the Magna Procession for the first time participate eighteen fraternities and sororities that make Easter Cieza, to mark the centenary of the Foundation Board Pasionarias of Fraternities.
"Initiatives like this help to seasonally adjusted tourism, attracting visitors outside of the high season," she added Ruiz.
During the presentation, which also included the mayor of Cieza, Antonio Tamayo, and the president of the Board of the Brotherhood Pasionarias Cieza, Joaquín Gómez Rubio, the Minister added that "from the Ministry to work seasonally adjusted tourism in the region, promoting domestic tourism offering municipalities with so many attractions such as Cieza ".
Juan Carlos Ruiz stated that "on October 4, Nazarenes ciezanos stained the streets of the city with the colors of their robes, in what will be a religious, cultural and tourist event that will leave a mark and attract many visitors to the town."
He said that day "will be the works of sculptors procesionar the importance of Planes, Baglietto, Moreno González, Hernández Navarro, Master Carrillo, Yuste Navarro Sanchez Romero or Lozano Zafra".
He also added that "you can also taste the cuisine of typical Lent in the area, as the 'bread cakes asleep' as ciezanas" as "Easter Cieza, one of the more established of the Region of Murcia , has identity, manners and cuisine of its own. "
The Minister of Tourism said that "about 9,000 people participate in the processions of Cieza" and that "about 40,000 visiting the town to watch any of their actions, many of them tourists who spend their Easter holidays on the coast of the Region or neighboring provinces and in Murcia resorts. "
Ruiz said that Easter Cieza was declared of National Tourist Interest in 2011 and noted "the good work of the Guild Board Pasionarias, one of the oldest in Spain, which for a century has ensured the preservation of Holy Week ciezana ".
The head of Tourism encouraged to visit Murcia Cieza occasion of the Great Procession and highlighted the many tourist attractions are there in the town, among which are cave paintings and the Arab city of Medina Siydsa.
The Great Procession October 4 beginning at 6 pm and recreate various scenes from the Passion.
The City of Cieza organize guided tours for visitors to see the early hours of the morning how different fraternities and sororities prepare for the procession visits.