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Lorca will welcome Christmas this Friday with a show of lights, sound and a gospel music concert in the Plaza de España (05/12/2018)

The atrium of the church of San Cristóbal will also host an event representing all the neighborhoods of the city, which will include the participation of the Peña de La Jarapa and a fireworks display.

The councilman of Culture in the City of Lorca, Agustín Llamas, has reported that the Municipal Council has organized an event open to the participation of all citizens to celebrate the arrival of Christmas.

This is an event that will take place this Friday at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza de España, and that will include the participation of a gospel group, a street show, an explanation of Advent and the lighting of traditional Christmas lights , as well as the extraordinary ornamentation that has been prepared by the City Council to decorate both our city and its districts, on the occasion of the celebration of these family and emotional dates.

Llamas Gómez has indicated that we are trying to celebrate one of our most deeply-rooted traditions, to enjoy what is ours, our customs and our culture.

We are talking about a real reason for pride for all Lorca, some dates in which we meet with family, with friends and the people closest to you.

It is not just another party, Christmas is the most important date for millions of Catholics, commemorating Advent, the birth of Jesus Christ (Christmas Eve / Christmas) and the Adoration of the Magi of the East (Three Kings Day).

To these festivities are added New Year's Eve and New Year, in such a way that one of the times of the year is configured with the highest concentration of festive events.

The mayor of Culture has anticipated that the act to be held this Friday from 18:30 h will begin with the Plaza de España completely dark, a place that will arrive 4 giant fairies carrying the spring with which the collective Down Lorca it will activate extraordinary ornamental lighting while a voice-over will explain the Advent festival, giving way to a gospel Christmas concert that will be given by the Belter Souls training.

It is expected that this Christmas will conclude around 7:30 p.m., later moving to the atrium of the church of San Cristóbal, where from 8:00 p.m. we will also hold a commemorative event representing all the neighborhoods of the city, that in successive years will be carried out in other areas of the city.

It will feature the participation of the popular Peña La Jarapa, as well as a fireworks display.

Agustín Llamas explained that the ornamentation of lights for Christmas includes a total of 171 arches installed in different enclaves of the urban area, as well as 209 arches in districts and accesses, in such a way that this year an additional effort has been made so that the practically all deputations, in even some places, have special lighting.

The objective is to continue expanding this device as budgetary availability allows.

This year they will have special lighting Avilés, Doña Inés, La Parroquia, Zarcilla de Ramos, Zarzadilla de Totana, Coy, Campillo, La Paca, Almendricos, La Hoya, Las Terreras, La Campana, Torrealvilla, Zúñiga, Rio, Parrilla, Henares, Garrobillo, Ramonete (Tips of Calnegre), Morata, Carrasquilla, Aguaderas, Marchena, Tercia, Purias, Cazalla, Torrecilla, La Escucha and Pulgara, as well as an additional reinforcement.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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