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Totana show the world the color and splendor of the Holy Week in the largest exhibitor in this sector, the international tourism fair Fitur 2010 (18/01/2010)

A delegation headed by the mayor of Totana participate in the Day of the Region of Murcia

The Mayor of Totana, José Martínez Andreo, this morning the tourist that the city will be exhibiting at the largest international tourism, the International Tourism Fair, Fitur 2010, through which it will promote the color and splendor Easter Totana.

The town, which supplies tourism exhibitors Commonwealth of Espuña Tourism Services, show the most original features of Holy Week using the largest international showcase which promotes tourism.

Thus, as explained Martínez Andreo, is still working for the Regional Tourist Interest record of Holy Week ends positively.

In addition, explained that the promotion of the "Emerald Totana, the Easter", is not there, next month will also be promoted in Berlin, where the city of Totana have a speaker at an international fair.

The mayor has outlined the characteristics of the Easter, making it become a cultural event, involving thousands of people who feel real fervor and devotion for her.

In this sense, Martínez Andreo, on behalf of the government team, has publicly praised the herald of Easter 2010, Maria Martinez, and the Nazarene of Honor 2010, Juan Martínez Fernández, recently appointed by the Honorable City Council of Fraternities and Guilds Totana.

Martínez Andreo recalled the importance of the orchestra of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows of Totana, since through it the violin, along with percussion instruments, woodwind and brass, creating an atmosphere of a special identity for residents of Totana and amazing attraction for many visitors to the town.

In this sense, explained that the tablets, which sound from the tower of the Temple of Greater Santiago, output sound that calls to prayer and mourning for the death of Christ, and the speaker, represent the most characteristic sound Easter.

The mayor has indicated that one of the features that make Totana Easter special is the massive participation of visitors totaneros and processions, and these days, Totana whole Nazarene and occupies becomes streets and squares living intensely this event.

In this regard, he recalled the most important events of Holy Week as the transfer of thrones Holy Thursday morning or the cuisine of these days in which they emphasize the dumplings, egg batter, cod cakes, paparajotes, "Fried cod "or Holy Thursday typical stew accompanied by paparajotes, complemented with rice Friday widower, rice with vegetables, pepper trees cod and snails form an exquisite combination of absolute to brighten up any palate.

It also has advanced as a totanera delegation will participate in Day activities in the Region of Murcia, on Thursday January 21 at Fitur.

In addition, this fair will promote the archaeological site of La Bastida located in the council of Las Viñas Carivete that will become the Center for Scientific Research of the culture of the most important Argar Western Europe.

The mayor pointed out that currently the Autonomous University of Barcelona is working in coordination between the city of Totana and the Autonomous Region in the archaeological works, which are revalued with the launch of the museological the site, a four year (2009-12) which is becoming an international benchmark.

To date, as explained, archaeologists have been exploring 2,700 square meters, which have been identified remains of about 30 buildings, mostly built of stone and large, that show the occupation of La Bastida along almost seven centuries.

Moreover, tourism brought in Fitur is completed with the delivery of the prospectus of the Cross Shrine of the Holy.

This booklet, large print and photographic qualities, includes each of the Stations of the Cross, culminating with the monument to the Sacred Heart, a sculpture of 9 meters high, which rises 11 meters more to a chapel in the lower .

In addition, you can see in the brochure the facilities of the Sanctuary and the most important monuments of Totana.

The Via Crucis, is incorporated into the whole shrine dedicated to the patron of Totana, and was conducted in 1965, placing the stations in communion with nature and opened in 1970.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana. Fotos: Totana.com

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