Fiestas de San Julián de Cuenca relives their traditional flavour: concerts, booths, floats …

The city of Cuenca will celebrate the San Julian Fair and Festival from August 18-28 this year Restore their ‘traditional flavour’ And they return “as we remember them, after two years of crisis and health restrictions.”

This Tuesday was confirmed by the festivities advisor, Mario Fernandez, who Present the party program and poster Accompanied by its author, Cuenca Photographer, Alex M. Simon; town crier Cristina Esteban; Sports advisor Charo Rodriguez told the city council in a press release.

Fernandez ensured that programming Prepared with “great enthusiasm” and think of all the masses, for it is not in vain that San Julian is the most popular festival in the Cuenca calendar; As well as betting on quality “in every stage of the exhibition”, which the consultant summarized in four stages.

More than a hundred booths

The Central Theatre, Recinto Ferial, will once again be a unique venue this year and in More than a hundred stall owners will gatherbetween attractions, food and drink stalls, sweepstakes, lotteries, etc.

enclosure said It will open on August 19th By the Mayor and the Court of Honor of San Julian at the end of the procession of floats, which since 2019 has returned with its traditional route: from Sargal Sports Center to Calderón de la Barca, Carreria, José Cobo and Avenida de Castilla- La Mancha until the intersection with Escultor Jamete, where it will end .

Small carp is restored

This year the Youth Tent was also restored, an initiative launched in 2019 that could not be replicated due to health restrictions but is “come back with even greater strength”. It is located in the fairgrounds, with hours from 8:00 pm, in the marquee She will perform musical groups from Cuenca.

Cuenca City Council, by managing the festivities, continues to bet on universal festivals and with this idea this year there will also be Two days without noise in the fairgroundsspecifically on August 22 and 25, believing that children with special needs can enjoy the fair like no one else.

Along the same lines, On August 29, Monday, it will be Children’s Dayspecial rates on all attractions.

The second stage of the exhibition is the Parque de San Julián where the festivities will begin on August 18 with the announcement, the awarding of the Cuenca City Awards, the coronation of the Court of Honor, which is resumed at the request of the neighborhood associations and this year also on the proposal of the neighborhoods, it will be made up of girls and boys.

This work will be followed by performance Atlantis Orchestrawith one hundred percent live music and repertoire for all audiences.

Offers every night

From that date on, there will be shows every night, with Really attractive and innovative proposals, such as the family musical “El Reino del León”, which toured all over Spain and had an impressive revival; The astonishing decade, for nostalgia; Cuenca’s beloved band, etc.

The Cuenca children will have their own theater of festivities every morning in the Parque de Santa Ana, where there will be Music, puppets, theater, magic, circus, minidisco, etc.

Finally, the Municipal Stadium in Fuensanta will host concerts of two references to Spanish music: Manolo Garcia, with his “22nd round”; s Rob, former member of Estremodurowith “Now is when”.

The festivities consultant also highlighted the poster quality of this year’s bullfighting show, a bet by businessman Maximino Perez; and the 66th National Jumping Competition, which will be held from August 25-28.

In the same way, it was announced that, on the occasion of the festivities, a theater-Concert Hall of Cuenca would come to Cuenca, Broadway musical “The Full Monty”with three shows between August 24 and 25.

Saint Julian’s “Very athletic”

For its part, the sports consultant dismantled the sports program of the Saint Julian Festival, with More than thirty competitions In a variety of disciplines, from football to fishing, handball, squash, beach volleyball, clay pigeon shooting, racquetball, badminton, swimming, fencing, Cuenca bowling, etc.

In this sense, both Charo Rodriguez and Mario Fernandez appreciated the participation of the city’s sports clubs with their concerts.

On the show, they were also heralds of festivities, Actress and singer from Cuenca Cristina Estebanwho was very excited and confirmed that her announcement will have a lot to do with her memories of these parties throughout her life.

“In my career I have always felt the support of my city and this announcement will be an opportunity to thank the people of Cuenca for this affection,” he noted.

The poster artist, Alex M Simon, was just as excitedwhich he claimed to have summed up in the poster, by the pictures of the composed parties, his memories of the fair, with giants and big heads, the allure of the blessings of Vikings, sports, horseback riding, etc.

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