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XXIII International Folklore Festival City Lorca (19/09/2012)

The Councillor for Culture of the City of Lorca, Sandra Martinez, and the president of Chorus and Dance Group City of Lorca, Inmaculada Martínez de Miguel, have encouraged citizens to attend the proceedings to be held on Friday afternoon, the Saturday and Sunday all day.

The Councillor for Culture of the City of Lorca, Sandra Martinez, and the president of Chorus and Dance Group City of Lorca, Inmaculada Martínez de Miguel, presented this morning XXIII Folklore Festival City of Lorca, in addition to organizing group will perform "Rhythms and Traditions" from Peru, "Jammu Ballet" of Senegal and "AFC Guayadeque" of Gran Canaria.

Sandra Martinez said "As usual the festival will coincide with the first weekend of the Fair and Festival of Lorca. So this Friday September 21 at 19:00 pm will be the opening ceremony for the official reception the City of Lorca to the groups participating in the festival, which this year will take place in the Garden Ruano, with subsequent parade to the Alameda of the Constitution, which will host the performance of the groups participating in the opening ceremony. "

The mayor has indicated that on Saturday 22 at 12.30 the city center will be filled with activity life Come Dancing in the C / Log, which groups teach us dances and invite passersby to accompany them in dances.

In the afternoon from 19.30 to Perform at Plaza de Colón and 21:00 pm in the Constitution Alameda Gang Aguaderas act within live folklore section.

Finally, on Sunday 23 at 12:00 will take place in the parish of Christ the King Mass of Nations, with the participation of the participating groups, and 21.00 will close the Festival in Alameda of the Constitution.

The council congratulated the members of the Songs and Dances of Lorca by "the efforts made year after year to bring forward this important event, which shows the roots of countries from every continent, plus remind ours."

The Group "City of Lorca" is a full member of CIOFF (International Council of Organizations of Folklore Festivals), an organization associated with UNESCO that ensures the quality and purity of these events and supports, therefore, the Festival Lorca as one of the most prestigious in our region, which so far have involved more than 60 countries around the world and virtually all regional governments.

Workshop "Discovering our folklore" on Tuesday 25th at 19:00 in the Alameda of the Constitution

In another vein, the president of the Chorus and Dance Group has reported that for the first time organized for Tuesday September 25 at 19:00 in the Alameda of the Constitution a workshop "Finding our folklore", a project child to motivate children, teach them games, customs and traditions, come dance game.

"This workshop is free and open to children of all ages who want to participate," said Miguel Martinez.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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