The procession in honor of the Mare de Déu del Sofratge runs through the historic center of Benidorm
Five intense minutes, blue and white, in the first mascletà of the Major Patron Festivities
Benidorm lives its second day of Festes Majors Patronals, the Mare de Déu del Sofratge. At 10.30, the first parade accompanied, from the tent installed at the square of SSMM los Reyes de España, to the queens Marina Carrillo and Paula Mayor to the church, where a religious ceremony has taken place in which the Polyphonics of Polop 'Antonio Berenguer'.
At 2:00 p.m., Jaime I Avenue has trembled for five intense minutes, which the Ricasa fireworks has taken to launch its mascletá in which the roar-banged roar has mixed with smoke with the colors of the city: blue and White. The queens, together with the mayor, Toni Pérez, and the Councilor for Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles, have been in charge of pressing the switch of a fully digitized pyrotechnic show that has made thousands of people who gathered around the fences enjoy security.
At 19.30 the traditional procession in honor of the virgin has departure in which, in addition to queens, and local authorities, the flag bearer, Vicent Berenguer, and family have participated; mayoral and mayoral of honor; the Association of Clubs 'Verge del Sofratge' and thousands of fellow citizens who have witnessed the steps along the route that started from the main street and has traveled the Alameda, the streets of Los Angeles and Pérez Martorell Doctor, Martinez Alejos Avenue , Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz, Mal Pas and has concluded at Plaza de Sant Jaume. After the procession, a 'Estampeta' has been ignited in honor of the virgin.
At night the events continue in Benidorm. Musical performances: in the Hort de Colón, the Secrets orchestra, at 10:30 pm; in Gambo street, Tregua, at 23.00; and in the square of SSMM the Kings of Spain, La Unión, at midnight. Pasacalle: The Party Commission chaired by Roberto Carretero, ladies and queens will make a visit to the rocks of the city center following the rhythm of ‘Bataclán and La Pericana. Culture and tradition: at 23.00, in the square of Sant Jaume, at the doors of the church, Copletes a la Mare de Déu del Sofratge, accompanied by tabal and xirimita.