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Jumilla introducing several new carnival, one of them the 'Fiestódromo' and a parade on Saturday (19/02/2009)

Celebrations Councilman Ildefonso Jimenez with the Secretary of the AA.VV.

Calvary Street María Isabel Herrero programming presented Carnaval 2009.

These parties include several new features, one of them what they called 'Fiestodromo' and a parade on Saturday.

Jiménez said that "Carnival is a lot of tradition in Jumilla, so the intention is to keep these traditions and to empower them as far as possible, therefore we have worked with the neighborhood association Calvary Street is traditional setting of the carnival. "

As for the parade will be held for the first time on Saturday night and will, upon completion of the events organized neighborhood association in the streets of Calvary as the costume contest, parade participants, accompanied by brass bands, by Lerma Street, Canovas del Castillo Street (in front of Vico Theatre), Street Steps up to the Avenida de Levante.

"It is intended to mimic the parades that take place in different parts of the world and aspiring to be growing year after year," said the councilman.

Once on Avenida de Levante, the area will be limited and closed to traffic from 00:00 am to 4:00 am in the morning in what will be called, henceforth, the 'Fiestodromo'.

These two developments were approved unanimously at the last Celebration City Council.

To carry out this activity in this area, has sought permission for extension of time for coffee in that area, steps up from street Archbishop Lozano.

For its part, María Isabel Herrero, Secretary of the neighborhood association Calvary Street has announced that street activities Saturday February 21 at 22 h, in a dance tent Carnival held at 23 : 30 h.

there will be a costume contest at 00:00 pm will proceed to the award of the costumes.

The first prize is worth 80 euros plus trophy for the best carnival, second prize of $ 50 plus trophy for the best mask and third prize of 30 euros and the trophy for most original costume.

At 00:30 h.

proceed to the parade of masks with a brass band to the 'Fiestodromo'.

On Sunday February 22 marks the day of the "Uncle of Higuico" at 17 h for children.

On Monday 23 February at 17 h.

childcare will be a parade, a mobile disco, a train and sharing toys in the tent at Calvary Street, this event will be in charge of the care of Jumilla.

Shrove Tuesday, February 24, at 17 h will be on parade with brass band and a mobile disk.

Ildefonso Jimenez thanked all the groups and associations that have organized this carnival 2009 and those involved.

Finally, the council has asked Jumilla citizens who dare to be those bands and parades and maintain the traditions in Jumilla.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Jumilla

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