The festivities of Las Torres de Cotillas line their final stretch this weekend and to prepare for these last two days - the festivities will conclude tomorrow Sunday with the night burning of the Raspajo - yesterday's day Friday, August 30 was very varied.
In the early hours Antonio Sarabia Bicycle Day was celebrated, in which children and adults covered an urban route of about 7 kilometers between the Maestro Don Ángel Palazón esplanade and Tirso de Molina square.
With the presence of the Councilor for Health and Sport, Alberta Martínez Vázquez, at the place of arrival gifts were raffled among the participants courtesy of the sponsorsCylos Sarabiay Automobiles Emilio.
Already at noon the program Hoy por Hoy deRadio MurciaCadena SER went through the Parque de la Constitución to inform about the celebrations of this year.
Its driver, Paco Sánchez, interviewed many protagonists of the parties, including the mayor of Torreño, Joaquín Vela Fernandez.
In addition, the traditional giant paella tasting could not be missing for another year.
A gastronomic day of coexistence in which hundreds of people come together every year to enjoy both food and the company of family, friends and neighbors.
In this edition the meeting place was the Parque de la Constitución, where attendees searched the shadows to taste the rice and also enjoyed the music of the funny charamita.
In the middle of the afternoon the offering of flowers and fruits came to the patron saint, the virgin of Salceda.
An appointment that as every year offered an orchard parade of the participants, who departed from the Hermitage of the Cross to reach the church of Our Lady of Salceda.
There, at the gates of the temple an orchard Mass was celebrated with the image of the patron and sung by the Rincón Pulpitero rock.
As a climax to the day, the esplanade Maestro Don Ángel Palazón hosted a young concert from Murcia and with free admission.
With Funambulista, the artistic name with which the Murcian singer-songwriter Diego Cantero is known, as headliner, this performance also had the indie contribution of Kuve -group led by Maryan Frutos- and from the Ayoho cartageneros.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas