Minimal changes in the schedule and route of several acts of Patron Festivities for the election day
Benidorm City Council will proceed to make "small changes" in the schedule and route of several events of Festes Majors Patronals scheduled for Sunday November 10 not to interfere with the access and activity of the polling stations located at Plaza de SSMM Reyes de España, Casa del Fester and El Torrejó municipal center, as reported today by the Councilor for Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles.
The councillor has indicated that these are "minimum changes" that will allow "both the election day and the holiday to develop normally," "ensuring that everyone can exercise their right to vote" without problems. Carrobles has thanked "all the collaboration provided by the National Police Corps", which on Sunday will be responsible for attending the polling stations, while the local police will focus on the festive events.
Carrobles has explained that “after studying the program of events” of Festes Majors Patronals “only the 'awakening' will be suppressed and the 'chocolate' that is traditionally performed on La Biga street will be relocated,” and for which the Comissió is studying the new location. In the afternoon, the procession in honor of Mare de Déu del Sofratge "will delay its departure in half an hour" - at 7.30 pm - and minimally modify its usual route to avoid Plaza de El Torrejó. Thus, it will run along Ricardo Street, instead of Virgen del Sufragio and El Torrejó Square.
It has also been decided to delay the planned concert at Plaza SSMM Reyes de España at midnight. Also, the parades will avoid going through La Biga street.