The The 33rd edition of the Lorca International Folklore Festival Starts on Thursday recover face to face and share five groups. . will come American folk percussion band from the United States Folk Ballet Viva Chihuahua from Mexico Nambrook Choirs and Dances La Palma, and Cuadrilla Auroros Cultural Association Lorca and Lorca group choirs and dancesFestival host.
The mayor confirmed that the Plaza de Coros y Danzas de Lorca, in front of the Narciso Yepes Conservatory of Music, was the venue chosen this Tuesday to present the festival that will increase the “energy of entertainment and cultural presentation” of the municipality. And the Diego Jose Matthewswho, along with the mayor of culture, Maria Angelis Mazoikosand head of Lorca choirs and dances, Antonia MartinezSubmit a contest.
The Friday r . will happenofficial reception From the groups participating in the arched courtyard Guevara Palace And then it will be Traditional procession to Plaza de España. The opening ceremony will be held on this stage, starting at ten o’clock at night. “During these days we can enjoy shows like”come dance s live folkloreOn Calle Corredera, group performances were shown in the Parque Al Manara shopping center and in various residences and day centers for seniors. Matthews stated that the closing ceremony will be held on Tuesday in the Plaza de España.
The mayor mentioned that in this more than Thirty years of the festivalThey passed through Lorca Popular groups from more than seventy countries around the world and “virtually all the autonomous communities of Spain, making our city in those days a place of meeting and friendship between the different cultures of the world.”
Celebrating this festival and many initiatives and activities in 75 years Since the group Lorca Choirs and Dances was formed with a goal Preserve and disseminate songs, dances, clothing and traditions Inherited from centuries and centuries of history, “they have always been a source of pride for this city council and gained its recognition through Gold Medal for the Region of MurciaMatthews noted.
The head of Lorca’s choirs and dances noted that “a every yearour festival is dedicated to craft activityThis time he will give up salute to studsaAncient handicraft of Arab origin Apply to Covering floors, walls, furniture and sculptures And other technical things.
The Groups that will attend For the festival too They will come to enjoy their free time. thus, He will visit museums and monuments in Holy Week You will participate in a welcome party and cooking shows. This year the festival will include a Popular Games Workshop. It will be possible Learn to play bannersthe centenary game originating from the board games of King Alfonso X. Another novelty It will be this year broadcast live Through social networks for sessions Opening and closing of the festivalaccessibility Anywhere in the world.