Yecla Mayor, Juan Miguel Blessed, and the President of the Federation of Peñas de San Isidro, José Pedro Azorin explained at a news conference the decision yesterday to suspend and postpone, as appropriate, acts of Fiestas de San Isidr.También explained as is the schedule of events.
The Mayor explained first that the agreement reached yesterday in the Board of Spokesmen was a unanimous decision of all local groups.
It has also clarified that "the regional government, collecting the sentiments of the public and the magnitude of the tragedy yesterday Loca decree three days of official mourning in the region. It is a sign of respect and solidarity, values â€‹â€‹that we must strengthen always. We have no doubt that the vast majority of yeclanos understand this decision. "
He also stressed that on the afternoon of yesterday, the Government of Spain decreed the official mourning across Spain during Friday and Saturday morning
Benedito recalled that the decree declaring three days of official mourning in the Region of Murcia "provides for the suspension of those official activities that may clash with the general pain that motivated this statement. This does not, for example, medieval market is held (a commercial activity over the city) or the rocks are held together and internally what they think. "
In relation to the new date for the parade, the Mayor has stated that "we have respected the opinion of the Federation of Peñas are those who know best the circumstances that require a day or another."
Finally stated that all municipalities in the region that celebrate their festivals these days are deleted events during these days of official mourning.
The President of the Federation of Peñas de San Isidro, José Pedro Azorín, stated that "all clubs have expressed their agreement to respect the established days of official mourning. In an urgent special meeting held yesterday, 80% of the rocks supported the proposal to hold the parade on Saturday 21 May. "
Azorin has indicated that the federation has agreed that the program of events is as follows:
Sunday 15 May: maintaining the schedule.
Mass and subsequent offering of products to be delivered through Red Cross for earthquake victims in Lorca.
In the afternoon, folk festival and awards ceremony of the various contests held during those days.
Thursday, May 19: An act of homage to the rock, on the campus of The Ventorillos.
Friday, May 20: Transfer of images of saints.
Saturday 21 May.
Finally made it clear that some details of the events planned for next week are finishing materialize.
You must also decide when the celebration will be held in Raspay (scheduled for day 21) or the awards ceremony of the Parade of Floats.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Yecla