The Department of Festivities of the Torrevieja City Council has prepared a special program on the occasion of the celebrations in honor of the patron saint of the Torrevieja population of Torrelamata, the Virgin of the Rosary, which will begin on September 28.
As usual in these traditional festivals, the collaboration and participation of both the Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Board of Peñas Festeras de La Mata. The Councilor for Festivities, Concha Sala, has indicated that for the second consecutive year “it has become necessary to apply prevention measures for Covid-19 as well as the reduction of acts and the suspension of the most massive ones such as the traditional procession or the multi-colored parade, among others.” Even so, the mayor of Fiestas has pointed out that “it has been possible to configure a very varied program dedicated to all the flower beds, Torrevieja and visitors who these days want to enjoy the most festive and endearing days of Torrelamata”. The programming of the festivities has a budget of 22,194 euros -the press release does not indicate it-.
The events will begin on Tuesday, September 28 with the traditional Novena in honor of the Virgin of the Rosary, which will take place every afternoon in the Parish Church of the district until October 6. Every Sunday in October, at 9:00 a.m., a Rosary of Dawn will be held in the Parish Church, followed by the service of Holy Mass.
On Sunday, October 3, at 11:30 am, in the Plaza de Encarnación Puchol, there will be a concert by the band of the Musical Society “Ciudad de Torrevieja-Los Saleroso”. The days October 6 and 7, Also in the Encarnación Puchol laza, in a limited enclosure, “Family Cinema” will be held at 8:00 pm. In addition, on Thursday, October 7, at 9:30 p.m., there will be the monologue show “Soy de la Vega Baja”.
On Friday, October 8th, at 9:30 pm, in the enclosure of the Plaza de Encarnación Puchol the tribute to the group “Hombres G” called “I’m going to pass it to me G” will be staged. On Saturday, October 9 and in order to set the usual aperitif time, from 12:00, the band “Los Vinilos” will perform. At night, in the same venue, the musical and variety show “Antonio Hidalgo y los Happys” will be offered.
Finally, Sunday October 10th there will be a children’s play on the festival grounds at 12:00 hours, under the name “The Wizard of Oz.” At 6:00 p.m. there will be a parade by the Musical Society “Ciudad de Torrevieja – Los Saleroso” and At 7:15 p.m., in the same Plaza de Encarnación Puchol, the High Campaign Mass will be celebrated with the presence of the image of the Virgin of the Rosary. The office will be sung by him New Dawn Choir. At 9:00 p.m. the traditional fireworks display will be shot.
All performances are with free admission until complete the allowed capacity. Invitations can be collected from Monday, October 4 to 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in the peripheral City Hall building of La Mata. They can also be purchased one hour before each show at the entrance to the Plaza de Encarnación Puchol enclosure.