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Benidorm celebrates the day of Castilla-La Mancha with a multitudinal act in Gambo street

27 May 2017
Benidorm celebra el día de Castilla-La Mancha con un acto multitudinario en la calle Gambo

Julián Ángel López, Quijote 2017. Nuria Díaz, Manchega de Honor

The House of La Mancha of Benidorm and the region has celebrated today in advance the Day of Castilla-La Mancha in Benidorm, day that is officially commemorated in this neighboring community on 31 May.

The festivity began this morning with a mass in the church of San Jaime and Santa Ana and which was attended by the second deputy mayor, José Ramón González de Zárate and the councillor Cristina Escoda accompanying the President of the association, Yolanda Marcos.

In the afternoon has taken place in Gambo street the institutional event that has gathered hundreds of neighbors and visitors and attended by the councilman of Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles along with other fellow corporate. In this official event, the head of the National Police of Benidorm, Juan Carlos Hernández, born in Ciudad Real, has taken part as a maintainer. He has reviewed his professional career, which has traveled throughout the national geography and where he has never Hiding his roots from La Mancha because "for me," he said, "being La Mancha is my way of being Spanish."

For his part, Jesús Carrobles, has congratulated Casa de La Mancha for the success obtained in the organization of its Cultural Days and reminded the numerous "industrious" Benimanchega community that will always have the support of the municipal corporation "to Preserve and keep alive and active "the Castilian culture of La Mancha in the city.

During the celebration, the association has proclaimed its 2017 Don Quixote, a position that has fallen on Julián Angel López. It has also been named as Manchega de Honor to Nuria Díaz. The dance studio Paqui Mora and the group of Alcira Voces Manchegas have put the musical note to an act in which also has read a poem the Lady of Honor of the House of La Mancha in Benidorm, Alba Jiménez.