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The "Market craftsman of the Holy", which will feature about 20 exhibitors permanent artisans, opens on Sunday April 26 (20/04/2009)

The councilman of Crafts and Trade, María Isabel Sánchez Ruiz, and President of the Association of Artisans of Totana (Asarta), Rosa Maria Sainz, presented the "Artisan Market of the Holy", which opens on Sunday 26 April noon at the entrance to the shrine on the site.

The "Artisan Market of the Holy", which will include the participation of artisans and potters in the town, will be held the last Sunday of each month at this place in the municipality, to be located at the entrance of the sanctuary, and will feature nearly 20 artisans permanent exhibitors, all accredited and endorsed by the seal of quality crafts in the region of Murcia, which offer the visitor their good work and the fruits of their labor with the warmth that characterizes them.

For the implementation of this market, as reported by the mayor in the industry, María Isabel Sánchez Ruíz, the Directorate General of Crafts and Trade of the Autonomous Community has awarded a grant of 11,142 euros in order to encourage tourist visits this emblematic place at the same time encourage and promote local handicrafts, whose project is nearly 15,000.

As explained Councilwoman crafts, this market is intended to Totana artisans display their work to visitors.

This will, according to the mayor commented that the master craftsmen can sell their products directly to visitors who come to the market, which will be decorated with demonstrations of crafts are made by ourselves and local associations.

All these artisans through the exhibitors display a wide range of products such as pottery, natural cosmetics, sweets and candies, sausages, metalware, jewelry, honey, bakery, painting, cheese, tapas and alternative therapies, as reported by the mayor.

In addition to these permanent displays, the market becomes a place of leisure and entertainment for the whole family with live demonstrations of traditional crafts the most varied and most varied animation workshops for children and adults, as noted by Sánchez Ruiz , who explained that this sample artisan will be set according to different themes each month.

Thus, in the month of April is the Spring Market in May of the Honey Market, etc.

Thus, in each of these markets will be demonstrations and participatory workshops of different trades related to the topic of the month.

This first "Spring Market" will focus on the key elements of the station such as the flora and fauna, and during the celebration of it, is giving away the representative piece of pottery from Totana and flowers to the first attendees, there will be a falconry show and a group of 5 cars pulled by horses, accompanied by riders riding and a pair of mules will delight young and old.

Moreover, according to the mayor, "visitors can enjoy spectacular job always potter, a hallmark of our municipality, the modeling shows to be carried around all morning."

For its part, the president of Asarta welcomed the good work done by Council Member Craft since the beginning of term showing their full support in all these kinds of initiatives that promote the sector in the locality.

Finally, the mayor noted that information leaflets have been published in Castilian and English, and invited all citizens to "live the authentic crafts from an unforgettable morning in the town and enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings, cuisine, and of course, their traditional handicrafts. "

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos:

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