More than 15 days of celebrations in the municipality

Ana Serna, mayoress of Albatera has presented the programme for the 2018 fiestas in honour of Santiago Apostol, which start this Saturday, June 30th with the traditional “chupinazo” (firework) and continue until July the 26th.

She said there are a multitude of activities for all residents, including culture, sport, youth and festive.

The main events next month are a free concert by Edad de Oro on Friday July 6th at 11pm, and activities for younger people on the 7th and 8th with a water party and Holi colours race and party in the Parque Unión Musical La Aurora.

There are outdoor movie showings, including The Mummy and Tadeo Jones, and a party just for little children on Thursday July 12th in the Parque de la Huerta

On Friday July 13th the Moors and Christians fiestas will begin with a Comical Parade. After the official proclamation (Pregón) come the gunpowder battles, the Moors and Christians parades and the public bar, which will open from Friday the 20th to Sunday the 23rd and on Tuesday the 24th. On this last day is one of the most emotive acts,  the Greeting to the Patron. Wednesday the 25th is the big fiesta day of Santiago Apóstol , with a grand Mass, the offering of flowers and the procession with the statue of the saint through the streets.

In the name of the whole council ,the mayoress invited everyone to join in and enjoy all the activities.