The sculpture of Chanquete is installed in the beach of Calahonda

The sculpture of Chanquete is installed in the beach of Calahonda

Nerja, Friday, May 24, 2019.- This morning the mayor of Nerja Rosa Arrabal, together with the mayor of Tourism, Patricia Gutiérrez, went to the strategic point where the new figure of the famous Chanquete was located, at the foot of the Balcony of Europe, on the beach of Calahonda.

On its plate you can read: "In homage to Chanquete, the old fisherman of that Blue Summer, in Nerja we want to always remember you near the sea, our sea". The author of the new sculpture made in bronze in honor of Chanquete has been Francisco Martín, who is grateful for his great work, as well as Operational Services, who have been responsible for its installation.

"It has been located in this space as an emblematic tourist spot, overlooking the sea of ??Calahonda Beach. The nerjeños / as well as visitors will go down there to take the photograph that reflects the visit to Nerja, our municipality, "details the mayor.

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