The next Saturday 24 and Sunday August 25, Mazarrón hosts the holiday celebration in honor of Our Lady of the Swan organized the Brotherhood "Virgen del Cisne" de Mazarrón and yesterday were presented by Councilman Celebration, Isidro Coy, and said guild president, Luis Alberto Macas.
Both agreed that this is a festival that, while having the Ecuadorian community as the center of the celebration, are open to all citizens of the town and tourists who want to know more about the culture of the South American countries.
As explained Macas, "the festivities begin on Saturday 24 with a peal of bells at 7 am, leaving the Sanctuary of 'La Purisima' open from 9 to be able to visit 'The Churonita'".
From 14 pm sports come home runs, while at 19 hours the shrine of the patron welcome back Mass and procession of the Virgen del Cisne by Mazarrón that "will be accompanied by traditional 'puppets' once again arrive from San Javier and Dolores de Pacheco ".
At night, the fairgrounds will host the reading of the proclamation by Luis Alberto Macas that will feature, among other authorities, the Consul General of Ecuador in Murcia, Cecilia Erique.
Then come the popular folklore performances by various dance groups and held a raffle of gifts.
"Also that night will feature the popular burning straw tied a balloon lift, various dance performances and popular with mobile disco 'Amazon' will put music to a foam party," said Macas.
On Sunday 25, from 14 pm, "will be out late runs and ice cream tasting. Prizes will also be awarded for sporting competitions and there will be other games like the 'magic pots',' bagged racing ',' dance tomato 'and' binge food ', among others, "said Macas, who invited all citizens" to come to the fairgrounds where you can taste different dishes from the cuisine of Ecuador "and thanked the City Council and partners "the assistance provided in these celebrations."
The council of Celebration, Isidro Coy, said that "it is a festival in which all Mazarron have a place and our presence is positive for all of our neighbors feel integrated part of our town," calling the mayor to "fun , coexistence and respect within these celebrations ".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón