Mijas Town has put an end to six days of festivities in honor of its patron saint, la Virgen de la Peña, which have been held from September 6 to 11, where the good atmosphere and the joy of celebrating have been the protagonists of a Fair that closes edition with “record of influx” with around 20,000 visits, as reported on Monday by the mayor, Josele González.
The councilor has highlighted that “the balance could not be more positive and after two years of hiatus due to the pandemic, we knew that the neighbors really wanted to meet again at our Fair, but this edition has exceeded all expectations”.
“The Day Fair has been filled every day thanks to a varied musical program for all tastes, where the performance of Antoñito Molina stood out, the municipal booth has received thousands of people with their stellar performances and the venue with the attractions and food stalls they have not stopped receiving visitors”, declared the mayor, who has branded it as “a success without a doubt”.
For her part, the Councilor for Fiestas, Tamara Vera, thanked the work performed by “all the personnel that make up the department, as well as that of the different areas that have participated in the development of the Fair”. It has also valued “the effort of all the people who have participated in the development of the activities and that have allowed us to have parties without incident, where fun and good atmosphere have been the predominant notes. Now it’s time to get to work on what will come for autumn and winter”.
Thus, the Mijas Fair has returned to the local summer program with great novelties, among them the program of stellar performances at the Youth Booth and at the day fair. Thus, on September 7, Antoñito Molina got on the stage of the Day Fair to dance all the attendees gathered in the gardens of the wall. A public success that would be repeated at night at the Youth Booth with the urban artist Rasel, who hung the complete poster thanks to his urban rhythms.
These two concerts were only an appetizer of all the musical programming that was to come and the María Pelae from Malaga She was in charge of opening the stellar performances in the municipal booth with great public success. She was followed by the banner of the Andalusian rock, Medina Azaharawhich managed to bring together the largest number of spectators of the entire program of the fair, and Sevillians Siempre Así.
In addition to music, the Mijas Fair has had the traditional inflatable bull runs, the election of King and Queen, dinner tribute to the elderly where some 300 elders of the town participated, or a bicycle ride through the streets, as well as a play area for the little ones or a photo booth to take home a souvenir of a fair that, without a doubt, will be unforgettable for all Mijeños.