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Patricia Sanchez is crowned Queen of Festivities 2011 (29/08/2011)

The Spin ceheginera Patricia Sanchez has been crowned Queen of Festivities 2011, in a period atmosphere, where the Plaza del Castillo de Cehegín back to the early nineteenth century Napoleonic invasion in the middle of the town.

A rider dressed in Goya brought his horse to the royal assent, which gave rise to open the doors of the Palace of Fajardo, where out of the Festival Queen and her Court of Honor, made by the ladies Jessica Sharp Teruel, Ana Fernández Sánchez Patricia Sánchez González, Ana Molina Zarco, Alicia Morales Garcia and Juana María Ortega Martínez.

A crowd of people packed the Plaza del Castillo, where he enjoyed a magical evening and emotional.

It also said that this landmark of Cehegín was in former times the heart of town, where bullfights were held, processions, mass markets and ceremonious.

At night, the professor of the University of Murcia and Chairman of the Board of the Designation of Origin Bullas, Francisco Carreño, was in charge of reading the traditional proclamation, which related to historical facts mentioned Cehegín.

Carreño recalled that during the Napoleonic invasion, major assaults were committed to the population.

During seven days of hemp plantations were destroyed, burglaries were committed manor was destroyed Ermita San Sebastian d, files in the Town Hall and numerous works of art.

He also explained that the Virgin of Wonders was hidden by the farm cehegineros javelin, stored in a chest, for fear that too was destroyed.

The night gave a lot.

Even took an honorable mention to the seamstress ceheginera Mavi Zafra, "to bring more than 30 years sewing dresses the Royal Court" and for good music with a nice concert of zarzuela.

The gala opening speech and the coronation of Queen of the Festival 2011 can be seen again on the website "


Source: Ayuntamiento de Cehegín

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