the broken lives this weekend its traditional Festivities in honor of Our Lady of Mount Carmelone of the holiday quotes events of the summer in the province of Huelva, which began unofficially yesterday afternoon, Thursday, and which will be officially kicked off by the proclamation that this afternoon, at 9:00 p.m., will be delivered in the Plaza de las Sirenas by Rocío Warrior Burgos.
There will be four days of “joy and fun” that started with a large influx of people at the first dates of the extensive recreational and festive program, which with thirty activities, has been prepared by the City Council of Cartaya, which organizes the festivities, with the collaboration of the Brotherhood of the Virgen del Carmen de El Rompido.
The traditional soccer match of singles against married couples, on the beach; the parade of Giants and Big Heads and the Batukada ‘Tambores del Piedras’, livened up the most central streets of the coastal area on the first day, in which the Snack for the Third Age was also held in the old ‘Virgen del Carmen’ school, and there were performances by the municipal dance academy, led by Charo Angulo, and by the groups Súper Pop and La Otra Banda, who entertained the first night of the party, which closed with the performance of Dj Magu.
This Friday afternoon, there will also be parades of Giants and Big Heads and activities for the little ones, with the children’s contest ‘Draw your lighthouse’ and Leo Ramírez’s children’s entertainment. The most important moment will come with the Proclamation of the Festivities, at 9:00 p.m., which will give the official starting signal for the festivities. Then, the Ntra. Sra. del Carmen Brotherhood wine glass will take place, followed by performances by the municipal dance academy, the Isayra orchestra and a show by local DJs, with Dj Magu, Dj Javier Pérez (El Pollo ) and DJ Abreu.
On Saturday, in addition to these two performances, the program will begin at 5:00 p.m., with the sandcastle contest. There will also be boat contests, children’s activities and a concert by the group Blanco y Negro, in the Plaza del Parque.
And on Sunday it will be an intense day, which will open the mass in honor of the Virgin, and which will continue, starting at 4:00 p.m., with the seafaring procession, which is one of the main attractions of the festivities of the coastal town. The program will close with the auction of the Hermanos Mayores rod 2022-2023, the performance of the orchestra ‘La divina orchestra’, the fireworks and the performance of Juanlu Montoya.
“An extensive program in which traditional contests, games and events are recovered and novelties are introduced, such as a new reorganization of the party spaces, in response to the requests of the neighbors”. This has been highlighted by the mayor, Pepa González Bayo, and the Councilor for Festivities, Saray Oria, who have highlighted the fundamental collaboration of the Brotherhood and invited mail carriers and visitors “to enjoy the four days of fun that we have prepared from the City Council , with the collaboration of the Brotherhood, taking care of all the details so that they are fun and safe parties, and so that they run completely normally”.