Rincon de la Victoria celebrates today the Fair in honor of Our Lady Virgen del Carmen, which will run until next Tuesday, July 16, and which will kick off with the proclamation tonight by the monologist Álvaro Carrero at 22:00 in the Plaza Al-Andalus. One of the most important institutional events of the festivities will be celebrated tomorrow with the handing over of the distinction of Marengo de Honor to Joaquín Cervantes, Throne Patron of the Brotherhood of the Virgen del Carmen since 1975 and one of the oldest members of the brotherhood . The act will take place in the Plenary Hall of the City Hall at 12:00 hours.
The councilor of the Fairs and Festivals area, Clara Perles (C's) highlighted "the family character of these festivities, with a program aimed at all audiences in which we bet on local artists and groups, together with the collaboration of groups of the municipality » The mayor of Rincon de la Victoria, Francisco Salado (PP), congratulated the honoree for his appointment as Marengo de Honor of this Fair while acknowledging "his long career in the service of the Brotherhood of the Virgen del Carmen, maintaining and taking care of the tradition of one of the most important maritime-terrestrial processions of the province ».
Cervantes has expressed his gratitude to the City Council of Rincon de la Victoria and said that "I receive this appointment with great pride, since everything I have done has been of heart and affection to my Virgin and my people." The maritime-terrestrial procession, one of the most important and well-known in the province, will be held on Tuesday, July 16, with the first departure from La Cala del Moral at 7:30 p.m. and Rincón de la Victoria, at 8:30 p.m. coincide this year with the celebration of the centenary of the Brotherhood of the Virgen del Carmen. In addition, on Sunday 14 will be held the traditional Horse Ride from 12.00 until 19.00 hours along the Avenida del
The Local Police of Rincon de la Victoria will execute a special security device, doubling the number of agents mainly in the area of ??Huerta Julián in the Feria de Noche and during the commemorative acts of the Virgen del Carmen. On the occasion of the festivity of Ntra. Sra. Del Carmen on Tuesday, July 16, starting at 7:00 p.m., the following streets will be cut off to traffic: Avenida del Mediterráneo in the section between Avda Candelaria and Calle Limonero, in Rincón of the Victory and in the Creek of the Moral in the Avenue of Malaga in the section included between C / Manuel Altolaguirre and entrance to the height of the bridge on the Totalán river.
Also during the Horse Ride the traffic will be cut off and parking will be prohibited in Avenida del Mediterráneo both on the north and south side, from the junction with Avenida La Candelaria to the intersection with Calle Granada, as well as on Calle Frigiliana, from 07:00 hours to 22:00 hours.