A crowded Assembly Hall serves as the setting for an emotional act with performances by the Tramontana rondalla and the dance group 'Barros Tinajeros' from Villarrobledo
The House of Castilla La Mancha in Benidorm celebrates the institutional act for the Big Day of its community
The House of Castilla La Mancha in Benidorm has celebrated this afternoon the institutional act that puts an end to the commemorative acts of the Day of the Castilian Manchego community that took place on May 31 and that has been organized by the Regional House and the Tramontana group.
It has been developed in the Assembly Hall of the Benidorm City Hall with the presence of the acting mayor, Toni Pérez, the acting Councilor for Fiestas, Jesús Carrobles, and various members of the local corporation. In it were also the president of the Casa de Castilla la Mancha in Benidorm, Loren Torres, the president of the Tramontana association, Honorio Fornier, the queen of the grape harvest, Alba Jiménez and her godmother Sandra Alarcón.
Among the attendees were also the queens of the Festes Majors Patronals, Angélica Morenilla, and Daniela Talavera, as well as the president of the Comissió, Vicente Solaz, and the president of the Associació de Penyes, Ramón Cano.
The event, which was presented by Yolanda Marcos, began with a performance a 'rondalla' by Tramontana group. Behind them, the maintainer Juan Rodríguez Cantos, professor, and writer from Casasimarro and former Government delegate in Cuenca, made his speech in which he referred to Benidorm and stated that "a town is what it is thanks to the efforts of its inhabitants, everyone has the same aim: to offer visitors the best of themselves”.Rodríguez recounted his memories of Benidorm since he was very young and for this reason, he stressed that "it is an honor and a privilege to be here today."
Subsequently, awards were given to the maintainer and distinguished partners, and the appointment of new honorary members gave way to the performance of the invited group for this occasion. It was 'Barros tinajeros' from Villarrobledo, with a career since 2018 "but very intense and complete". The group delighted those present with 'fandangos' and 'seguidillas' from La Mancha.
Finally, the president of Tramontana, Honorio Fornier, thanked everyone for their presence and the City Council "for their collaboration", while Loren Torres, president of the regional house, extended her thanks to the queens of the festivities and the entities festeras and has said that "it is time to remember that today is a day of celebration and union of all La Mancha".
The event was closed by the mayor of the city, Toni Pérez, who has outlined that Benidorm "is a land of opportunities that opens doors and makes those who come to fall in love with it". The mayor has stressed that "many people from La Mancha stayed here with us and that is why the important thing is to be celebrating today the institutional day of a land that is very dear to us."