Last night was held in the church of San José in Puerto de Mazarron, the opening ceremony of the Holy Week of the seaside with the reading of the opening of this year by the director of CEIP "Bahia" Salvador Ardil, and the appointment of Francisco Alcázar as Nazareno of the Year.
The event was attended by the Mayor of Mazarron, Ginés Campillo, the Councillor for Culture, Tourism and Education, Maria Celeste Soria, and the Selectmen Maria Martinez, Magdalena Mendez, Andrew James, Isidro Coy, Carlos Miguel Garcia and Maria Garcia.
Dozens of neighbors joined with their attendance at the opening of Holy Week Port, year after year, is consolidating as a celebration outstanding and eagerly awaited by the citizens.
The event was opened by the singer Ivan Centenillo Granada, who played several arrows at the beginning and end of the quote.
Behind him, the president of the council of Holy Week Brotherhoods of Puerto de Mazarron, Francisco Munoz, spoke a few words of welcome to those present to give way after the president of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows, Eusebio Sanchez, which was responsible for introducing the preacher of this year.
They encourage you to the residents to participate in this celebration and appreciated the work of the brothers that with "great enthusiasm prepare every year our Easter".
Ardil Salvador began his opening speech explaining that "in Puerto de Mazarron there are two events in which we feel close to Jesus. These are Christmas and Easter."
Ardil recalled that there were small processions in El Puerto and had to go to see the parades Mazarrón: "I called a lot of attention to that order, the music, those candles and devotion of the people. That made me feel something special, and now this happens to almost all residents of the port with our parades. "
The crier was pleased that "our Holy Week is the result of the work and enthusiasm of the 4 guilds that make up".
Ardil Salvador spoke of the different processions that make this celebration in the port, stopping to praise the work of each of the brotherhoods.
These are the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows, St. Peter, St. John and the Brotherhood of Christ's Atonement and the Virgin of Sorrows.
The preacher wanted to highlight with special emotion that "our port and consolidate Easter has a young but beautiful, which is improving year after year."
At the end of his reading, Salvador Ardil received a picture of a hand Nazarene Eusebio Sanchez, whose image holds your guild has starred in the sign of Easter in Puerto de Mazarron this year.
It was now the turn of the Councillor for Culture, Tourism and Education, Maria Celeste Soria, who through a beautiful speech called on those present to live Holy Week from a point of view "humanist, we are believers or not."
Soria also presented the Nazarene year, Francisco Alcázar, which stressed that "it was one of the first 8 portapasos the throne of the Virgin of Sorrows'.
The mayor gave him a plaque with this recognition and to a large number of relatives and friends who had gathered in the church not to miss this emotional time.
Following the award ceremony, the Mayor of Mazarron, Ginés Campillo, said that "steps have been taken very firm to Easter is a celebration Mazarrón well established" and wanted to highlight "the passion that the people of Puerto de Mazarron you put everything they do. Something that definitely sets them apart. "
Interventions closed the pastor of St. Joseph, Justo Jose Sanchez, who got more than elicit a laugh to those present and those who called for "live these days with the heart as if Easter does not live from the heart, all what we do in the street after only a play. "
The singer Ivan Centenillo performing the act concluded several arrows, dedicating the last one to Our Lady of Sorrows who presided over the whole ceremony under the gaze of the beautiful carving carved by sculptor Jose Sanchez Lozano.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón