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Dance groups from around the world visit Lorca to participate in the XIX International Folklore Festival "Ciudad de Lorca" (17/09/2008)

From 15 until 21 September in Lorca the nineteenth edition of the International Folklore Festival "Ciudad de Lorca", with the participation of dance groups from around the world, including Venezuela and Mexico.

Spanish will also be represented with a group of Consuegra (Toledo), plus the host group, Songs and Dances of Lorca.

Festivities Councilwoman, Rose Medina, thanked Lorca Songs and Dances of the work carried out continuously "spreading and protecting folklore typically Lorca."

The mayor also congratulated lorquina folk group Lorca "by the standards of quality, year after year, the Festival reaches that each new edition is overcome and by which we can all learn Lorca various dance forms locations around the world. "

Since Monday the various groups have been coming to Sun City, to, on the morning of Tuesday, visiting various units as Asprodes, the Asylum of San Diego, Day care centers for elderly or the middle Sunday Sastre.

The official reception for the participants in this year's Festival will be Friday 19 to 19 hours in the Palace of Guevara.

Half an hour later, the groups will look at a parade this year will run through the streets Lope Gisbert, poet Carlos Mellado, Avenida Juan Carlos I and Alameda de la Constitution, which at 21 hours will be inaugurated the festival.

On Saturday 20, 19.30, participating groups will perform for the first time the history of the Festival, and various places in the city such as Columbus, Calderón de la Barca, La Embroidery and San Vicente, which will attempt , according to Medina "that folklore can reach all corners of Lorca."

On May 21, in the Plaza of Spain and 21 hours, will close this year's International Folklore Festival "Ciudad de Lorca."

Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca

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