The first edition of Cala Mijas international festival press the button of its countdown with a wide device in terms of mobility, safety and cleanliness, a cultural event that will feature artists of the stature of Arctic Monkeys with the only performance that it will give in Spain, Liam Gallagher, Nick Cave & The Bad SeedKraftwerk, Hot Chip or Nathy Peluso, as reported this Friday by the mayor of the town, Josele González.
The festival will be held from September 1 to 3 in Mijas, which will be “the epicenter of good music, three days where national and international artists will meet in our town in a enclosure of more than 150,000 square meters”, has indicated the councillor.
For this reason, González has pointed out that from the Consistory “we have worked to design a wide mobility device, safety and cleanliness that is up to the standards of this festival”, while advancing that “to facilitate access to the Sonora Mijas venue we have enabled three parking lots with capacity for 5,000 vehicles at El Hipódromo, El Lagar and Las Lagunas, as well as free shuttle buses to the venue and an important reinforcement of the lines of the consortium that stop at La Cala”.
As detailed by the mayor, this shuttle bus service It will be operational in uninterrupted hours and will also be available to all those attendees who stay at the campsite located in the racecourse of Mijasan area with 15,000 seats available, 2,000 spaces in the case of its VIP version, the glamping.
“To promote a staggered attendance and shorten wait timesWe recommend going to the venue as early as possible. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m.but we recommend going earlier as far as possible to avoid congesting the accesses, ”adds the first mayor.
It should be remembered that attendees who bet on the public transport as a means to go to the festival They have at their disposal the regular lines that connect the different nearby towns of Malaga, such as the heLines M-119 and M-224 that connect Fuengirola, or M-220 that connect Marbella. In addition, Last Tour, organizer of the festival, has organized day trips from Malaga, Granada, Seville, Torremolinos among others and 3-day trips from Alicante, Almería, Cáceres, Córdoba, Granada, Murcia, Madrid, Seville, Valladolid, Valencia and Salamanca.
As far as security is concerned, the festival arrives armored with a special device coordinated between Police Mijas local and security personnel of the event to guarantee the well-being of the attendees, both within the festive venue and in its surroundings.
Thus, the organization will take care of check the accesses through frisks with security surveillance personnel, while the pwelcoméa mmunicipal will monitoŕ the accesses and the entrance to the area to avoid criminal acts and altercations and will also pay special attention to fraudulent sales and the road safety of those attending.
“Inside the enclosure will be the festival security coordination centerin which security personnel, Civil Guard, Local Police, Firefighters and health personnel will be present, and we will also have a medical post in which there will be two spaces, a medical assistance room and an evolution room”, explained the Councilor for Fiestas, Tamara Vera.
The mayor has underlined how the safety of those present during the concerts “is our priority”, noting that “andn an event of this magnitude it is very important that all actors involved are coordinated to perfection to act quickly in the event of any incident, and that is how we have been working all this time with Last Tour so that there is nothing left to polish when the lights come on”.
In this sense, it is planned that ambulances are available during concerts in the different areas of the venue, both on the main stages and an itinerant one throughout the venue. A fire truck with a complete technical and human team You will be ready for any emergency in the production area, and the camping area will also have 24-hour security and health personnel.
On the other hand, a violet dot in the enclosure to provide information and support to people who may need it in a common effort between the City Council and the Organization to prevent and raise awareness against sexist attacks.