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Salou opens Friday Winter Festival with nearly 70 events



The confeticonas, the image of the major winter festival of salou

Salou begins on Friday 30 January the Winter Festival 2015, the 35th, with a very varied program that includes about seventy events fill eleven days of activities for all ages. The speech, actor, comedian and impersonator Javier Giménez on Friday at 20 hours TAS will open the festival at a ceremony where he also held the presentation of the heir pubillesi 2015 and subsequent ignition of Festival fireworks.


One of the themes of the festival is the musical activity and highlights the performance of Manel Fuentes & The Spring's Team in the marquee (Saturday 31 January at 23h) in a tribute to Bruce Springsteen; Flash FM party (Friday 30 to 23h); party under 16 (Saturday 31 18 to 22h in the new tent); dancing with the orchestra and the Centaur disco party (Friday 6th at 23h in the marquee) or -in the same night party 23,30h- 80's and 90's with the performance of the group 'No Words' and the DJ Gregor Moi. In this area, the festival also wanted to give prominence to local DJs (Thursday, 5 to 23). The music section is still alive on the day of the feast of Coso Blanco with a concert of the orchestra's wonders (Saturday 7 to 15 and 24) and the new party tent with black body, plus shows street entertainers.


On February 7, the Coso Blanco The big day of the festival is represented by the winter holiday Coso Blanco when many people in the streets of the town the traditional parade of floats which is now in 35th. The first Saturday of February citizenship and many viewers are invited to the capital of the Costa Dorada for a great live show. The wide acceptance and participation of the municipal entities results with record attendance figures with 28 themed floats the movers over 2,500 people and -year after year- attract more than 32,000 people around the party seeking.

It is a structure established during the morning -from the 11- has a more local gang parade through the streets of the town (with the beginning Street Lawyer Gallego until Passeig Jaume I) but that afternoon turns into a street Ciutat de Reus night outdoors where the floats the parade and its participants.


During the Coso Blanco is stripped 25,000 tons of confetti for 20 cannons installed along the route, besides an important structure of light and sound that acclimates street where the floats go. Throughout the Coso Blanco more than 350 people, including local police, municipal workers, volunteers, security services and residents of the municipality, in order to ensure that everything works properly and that there are no setbacks.
Traditional events


As for traditional events remain popular ride XXI (Sunday 1 February) or the XXIX Giants Salou (Sunday 1 February); tribute to the elderly in the marquee (Monday 2 February); tribute to the older woman (Thursday 5th at 20pm); TAS choral concert (Friday, 6 to 21pm); receiving the mayor and corporation organizations and associations of Salou (Saturday 31 January at 13h) this year incorporates elements previously parade and parade showcasing popular from TAS and up to the tower, being this one of the many new features of the program; or the eighth edition of the workshops and Network Culture traditional Catalan Salou (Saturday 31 17 to 20h).


Comprehensive program for Xic's


The festival also includes numerous events dedicated to children. First, highlight the white body Xic's year with the presentation of the new mascot of the club, the Confetina (Friday, 6) or installation of the traditional fair Xic's front of the tent (Friday 30 January). Also keep other activities like inflatable area, the choco ... Xic's or around children's workshops, among many others.

Sporting events


But the festival of Salou is also comprised an extensive sports section where you stand 24 hours of football now in the 18ena edition; school chess tournament or the 4th edition of the Olympiad school chess tournament youngest swimming or bowling tournament, among many others.

This long and varied program of events that Salou becomes filled with all kinds of activities. To achieve this, as highlighted by the Councillor for Culture and Festivals, M José Rodríguez, "we need all the help invaluable; the various departments such as Children, Youth, Sports, Economic Development and Social Action and Culture, and of course, our associations. "In total, 52 organizations and associations in more than 28 gang white body make up the main events of the festival.


This year, since the Department has sought a way to make a tribute to the gang, which "have confeticona the parties represented in the program that is unique to each of them for participating This year the white body, so that can be shared by Facebook and social networks and take their identifying themselves as a group, "said Rodriguez.

 
 





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