About twenty agents will reinforce the Police device Local of Mijas in the Las Lagunas Fairwhich is held from June 28 to July 2, and which has a calendar of free concerts that starts tomorrow Friday with the performance of the band Seguridad Social and Los Toreros Muertos, as reported this Thursday by the mayor of Mijas, Josele Gonzalez.

The councilor has highlighted the “success of influx” after attending yesterday together with the Councilor for Fiestas, Tamara Vera, at the traditional lighting lighting, with which the starting gun was given to some festivities that will last until July 2.

To guarantee the well-being of the thousands of people who are expected at the fairgrounds, González has indicated that about twenty agents will reinforce the Police device Local in the afternoon/night during the five days of festivities, thus reaching the figure of almost a hundred troops in the streets of Mijas. In addition, some 40 Civil Protection volunteers, health personnel (ambulance) and a fire station will watch over neighbors and visitors during these festivities.

Precisely, from the local Civil Protection group The #Portuseguridad campaign has been launched, the aim of which is to prevent the loss or disorientation of children, the elderly or groups at risk. Interested persons should request this identification bracelet so that in the event of loss or loss of the registered user, Civil Protection members know who to call. This service is free and can be requested at the group’s command post (Cortijo Don Elías) every day of the fair from 7:00 p.m.

On the other hand, from the Equality and Diversity area they will once again install a purple point at the fair on Friday and Saturday, from 10 pm to 1 am, to prevent and raise awareness about harassment and sexual abuse in leisure settings. Technical specialists in sexual violence and students from the attention course in ‘purple points’ will be present, where they will culminate the three hours of practical training.

The festivities start with the lighting

Starting early yesterday afternoon, many families enjoyed the attractions at a reduced price thanks to the Children’s Day, as well as the dances of the Popular University Professor Feli Gabriel, the Learn and Dance Academy of Evelyn Bravo and the Expression Academy of María José Bueno.

A start “on a very good footing”, as stressed by the mayor, who has encouraged residents and visitors “to join these festivities where we want people to have a good time and enjoy with friends and family a programming for all tastes”.

“From free concerts like those of Social Security, El Canijo de Jerez or Totekingto traditional activities such as the dinner tribute to the Third Age or the threshing exhibition, without forgetting the daytime fair, which will bring the festive atmosphere to Cortijo Don Elías”, he recalled.

In this sense, Vera has pointed out that “there are many hours of work by municipal workers to launch a fair that grows year after year. The Las Lagunas Fair has become an unavoidable event on the Mijas calendar, where adults and adults enjoy days of joy and leisure. That is why I encourage residents and visitors to participate in this fair, which will undoubtedly be unforgettable”.

After the traditional switching on of the lighting, the municipal booth received the students of Ana María Tineo and María José Bueno to liven up the election of the King and Queen of the Las Lagunas Fair 2023which this year crowned the young Gonzalo García and Enara Merino.

This Thursday it will be the turn of the elders of the town with the traditional tribute dinner offered by the delegation of the Third Age at the María Zambrano School to more than 1,200 retirees and pensioners from Las Lagunas, and in which the Grandfather and Grandmother of the Fair will be chosen. Tomorrow, Friday, one of the most special days for the little ones will be lived with the election of the children’s King and Queen and baby and animation, children’s games and a performance by the magician Richard Granda in the Municipal Booth starting at 8:00 p.m.

Music for all tastes

On Friday, June 30, the free concert schedule in the municipal booth with Los Toreros Muertos (22 hours) and Social Security (23:30 hours). On Saturday, July 1, it will be the turn of urban music with local artists Jairo Merino and Pablodeoro & Dj Bubba (9:00 p.m.) and the young pop promise Anadie (10:00 p.m.). They will give the baton to two important rap figures in our country: Easy-S (10:45 p.m.) and Toteking (00:00 a.m.). Lastly, the musical program of the fair closes with the winners of the Latin Grammy for Best Flamenco Music Album, Las Migas (on Sunday, July 2 at 10 p.m.) and the flamenco fusion of El Canijo de Jérez (11:30 p.m.) .

For its part, at the Mijas day fair, which will take place at the Cortijo Don Elías on Saturday and Sunday, there will also be options for all tastes and in addition to the threshing exhibition on Sunday, July 2 (11 a.m.) There will also be musical performances with A compás and Sirope Flamenco (July 1) and Rompeolas and the fitflamc exhibition with Eva Sedeño and the musical group Una de dos (July 2). All the performances of the Las Lagunas Fair, both those in the municipal booth and the daytime fair, have free admission until full capacity is reached.

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