An explosion of art and magic will flood the streets of Añora this weekend

the traditional Añora crossesan event declared of Tourist Interest and Cultural Interest, will fill the municipality starting tonight and, especially tomorrow night, when the traditional Candle of the Feast of the Cross. Thus, starting tomorrow, a total of 17 monuments can be admired in the town, of which 13 are in competition. And it is that apart from the eight exterior crosses and the four interior ones that compete, this year you will be able to admire the one made by the elders of the residence, the one that has been promoted from the Guadalinfo center and from the local public school and that implies a good number of children and the two that are exhibited in the Museo de la Cruz.

The chronology of the Fiesta de la Cruz de Añora is very simple and is designed to be enjoyed both at night and during the day. In this way, apart from tonight’s Spring Festival, during Saturday you can take the opportunity to walk around the town and live the party next to the crosses while they dress the exterior monuments, which are the granite crosses that are distributed by the municipality. Already in the afternoon all the crosses are opened, a secret kept precisely until this moment.

Throughout the night and early morning you can enjoy Musical performances through the streets, tastings of traditional pastry and chocolate. The Nuestra Señora de la Peña Choir will perform through the streets, dressed in typical costumes; a group of minstrels and troubadours ‘La juglaresca’; the Romero y Encinar de Pedroche choir and the tuna from the Law School of Córdoba. The Da Vinci Orchestra will entertain the dance of the Velá in the Plaza de España. During the early hours of Saturday to Sunday, the jury’s decision will be known, which will give way to the big day of the Fiesta de la Cruz. However, it is expected that on Monday, which is a holiday in Añora, the crosses can also be admired. Next to the Crosses you can visit photography and painting exhibitions and on Sunday the speed painting contest will also be held.

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The mayor of Añora, Bartolomé Madrid, has reiterated that “they are unique crosses in Spain due to their iconography and the endless number of materials that are used, that are recycled, that are adapted with all the mystery during months of quiet work”. The budget of the Fiesta reaches 60.000 euros, of which two thirds are destined directly to the elaboration of these peculiar monuments and the rest is for parallel activities.

The Spring Party This afternoon becomes the festive prologue of the Fiesta de la Cruz de Añora starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. With performances for all audiences, this party recovers all its intensity and will begin with children’s shows and workshops and a Zumba meeting. the musical show showgirl girls and the final dance with the Mediterranean orchestra They will close this prior to a weekend that will have a full Fiesta de la Cruz after several years of restrictions due to the pandemic.


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2023-05-06 04:37:45


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