The Commission has stamped 200 numbered prints with the image of the Virgin from an original by Ribes Sogorb
Benidorm completes the traditional sea procession and offering to Virgin del Carmen
On Thursday the celebrations in honor of the Virgen del Carmen in Benidorm start. This has been announced by the councilman of Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles, and the president of the Festival of Virgen del Carmen, Ginés Alvarado, who have presented the program of events that fishermen and sailors will perform in honor of their patroness.
The proclamation will be read tomorrow, July 12, after the religious ceremony that will take place in the Church of Sant Jaume and Santa Anna. On Friday the 13th, the open air dance. On Saturday, July 14, giant paellas and at night an open air dance with live music. On Sunday, the 15th, there will be the traditional sea procession that will leave from the port. Finally, on Monday, July 16, the celebration of Virgin del Carmen day, patroness saint of fishermen and sailors will be celebrated.
The Fiestas Commission has published 200 numbered prints by the local artist Miguel Ribes Sogorb 'La Mare de Deu del Carme al poble de Benidorm', which will be used to raise funds for the festivities.