Trade Altea la Vella, Festivals and Culture presented “Altea thousand reasons.”

Many and various are the Christmas proposals that the departments of Commerce, Altea la Vella, Festivals and Culture have prepared for the enjoyment of Altea and visitors during the upcoming Christmas holidays. Marketing campaigns whose main objective is to promote local business, shop window competition, entertainment, concerts, stalls selling Christmas items, storytelling, children’s film, New Year celebrations, parades and lights, among many activities will develop in Altea and Altea la Vella from December 1, with the lighting of lamps, January 6; so councilors have announced the organizers of the areas, Alvado Anna Maria Laviós, Vicent Ripoll Diego Zaragozí.

As head of Commerce Alvado Anna explained that this year ahead of the competition jury Showcases visit will take place on March 5. In this competition are awarded three prizes; 01:00 1st valued at € 500 two weeks wedges Radio Altea, worth a 2nd and 3rd 350 € 150 €. “Every year more stores are participating and the level is getting too high”; said the mayor. According to data provided by Anna Alvado nowadays there are 25 businesses registered in the competition.

Day 6 will open Christmas Market in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Market composed of activities and entertainment venues, as well as articles 35 sites linked to Christmas, including six sites will be businesses and organizations Altea.

Alvado reported that Gabriel Miro Street and Convent change its flow direction to proceed cutting circulation in the Town Hall Square to house the Christmas Market, which also the Department of Equality and Language Standardization will put a information about the “non-sexist toys.” Anna Alvado reported that Trade and Tourism also mounted a booth provided for in the “Purchase Art.”

“There will be an area below the pergola, which will carry out the activities and workshops for boys and girls; Sustainable three rides, a carousel, trampolines and a boat, “said the mayor, who announced that on December 15 to January 6 can also enjoy a synthetic skating rink and jumping activities, and simulators other activities for the little ones. Santa is in Town Hall Square from 21 to 24 for boys and girls can convey their wishes and be photographed with him.

Anna Alvado explained that Commerce made a new promotion campaign to the local trade, in which each 30 € spent in Altea given a ticket to participate in the draw for 4 € 150 bonus each to spend shops in the town and it will support the raffle of a basket of Christmas moose through social networks.

“We believe that the Christmas season will be a success because all planned activities and participation shopping, the Christmas spirit is very present.” Concluded responsible municipal Trade Alvado Anna.

For his part, described Laviós Mary Christmas activities to be carried out in Altea la Vella. “Altea la Vella we have used the usual activities that are developed there to do more activities these days,” said Laviós. In this sense, the day of Christmas Concert Musical Recreational Society of Altea la Vella, 23 December at 18: 30h in the Cultural Center will install a photocall with a big Christmas toy for little ones can be photographed and keep a record. On 27 December at 17: 00h in the library will be a storyteller “Mr. Tomac has stories” for boys and girls. Kids Fair on December 29 from 11:30 to 13:30 in the parking lot of the old schools. December 30 will screen films for children 17: 00h with the film “Transylvania 3” and then hot chocolate will be served to attendees. Finally, on January 4 in Altea la Vella The Royal Page will collect letters from children to Santa Claus and once the delivery of letters, at 18: 00h at the library storyteller “paje tell us many stories Kings magicians have lived during his journey. “

From the Department of Celebrations wanted to review the exhibition held in the Municipal Library of Altea on 7 December to 6 January, around the 50th anniversary of the coronation of the Virgin Mary of Consolation. In addition, Councilman Vicent Ripoll announced the celebration of two New Year celebrations of the municipality. The Church Square Altea, with the collaboration of the Festival Committee of the STM. Tabernacle of Christ and the Church Square in Altea la Vella on the collaboration of the Commission of the Christ of Health. In both events, the Council made available to present the traditional cotillion, grapes, champagne, music and fireworks.

Thursday January 3 will take place in Altea, the usual route, “the donkey” accompanied by the Royal Postman, collect letters to Santa Claus. Altea la Vella This activity will take place on the fourth.

Day 5 will arrive at noon in Altea Magi and the first visit to be made for the elderly of the residence mouths and from 17: 30h the procession which will take place from the parking of the Faculty of Fine Art in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The next day, January 6, Kings moved to Altea la Vella, aided by the Festival Committee of Santa Anna in 2019, will be the procession and subsequent distribution of gifts.

From the Department of Culture, Zaragozí Diego has highlighted the Christmas program organized by Palau Altea and Altea are invited to enjoy it.

As for the music program of the City for the next few weeks, Zaragozí highlighted the concert held in the Symphony Orchestra of Altea ADDA, December 16 at 19: 00h. Altea orchestra is directed by Josep Vicent.

On 22 and 23 December concert Alteanense Musical and Recreational Society of Altea la Vella, respectively.

“We have planned several activities in libraries Altea and Altea la Vella; One telling to the students of the carpet; 27 and 28 storytelling and fun activities. On January 2, “the story poetry Fina Plan and Ruben Perez,” poetic and musical entertainment will take place at 17h “; announced the head of municipal Culture, invites interested parties to consult the brochures of the campaign in which all activities are taking place within the municipal Christmas campaign.

Finally, Diego Zaragozí indicated that on December 7 opened the Bethlehem House of Culture.