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The celebration of King Jaume I fill Salou from tomorrow tradition, festival and business

The celebration of King Jaume I fill Salou from tomorrow tradition, festival and business

Salou. Costa Dorada. Salou starts on Wednesday 5 September the celebration of King Jaume I, which is now in its seventeenth year, and this year brings important news about an event that combines historical recreation, shopping and entertainment. So tomorrow, the celebration begins with a series of three lectures, the first of them in the local library on "mythical significance of Jaume I" by Dr. Magi Suner, catalan literature professor and author of the URV (19 hours ). The other two, also Thursday and Friday at seven o'clock, but the sources of cyber, Passeig Jaume I. Analyze these two "who was King James I the Conqueror - Life and Acts of King" by the president of the Royal Archaeological Society Tarragona, Jordi Rovira and other "life period" where economist Rafa Muñoz closer to the public from an economic perspective which meant that the area concentration of men around the time of Salou.   But apart from the educational aspect of the event, from the Department of Commerce, Markets, Consumption and Economic Development re-organize the medieval market with over 80 stalls selling crafts that begin Thursday and will end on 6 Sunday 9 (11 to 14h and 18 to 22h), thus extending the hours on Sunday afternoon and includes new features such as the traveling show Passabarret Company, which will act as minstrels in the area of ​​the old town announcing the market outside the strict location. In addition to this action and to brighten the days of medieval market, visitors can enjoy a range of activities such as a parade, puppet theater, the spectacle of the fakir, the jester, the perfumer, Knights of Fire, the troupe of fools among many others, plus a kids' corner and displays of archery. "It's an already established market and attracts much public these days, serving a core function of dynamic light commercial but this year's news that we will finish together more visitors, especially opening up on Sunday evening, "said the Councillor of Commerce, Reyes Pino. But the celebration of King James would not be understood in Salou, without the entourage of King James out of that place on 8 September in the afternoon (from 20pm), where more than 300 salouenca dress of recreating the departure time of the monarch. Soldiers, monks, people, nobles, knights, and King James and his wife Violante of Hungary leading the procession through the streets of Salou until Levante Beach where there will be a battle of arms and a horse show that recreate a medieval tournament. All in all, remember in 1229 when James I was waiting months to collect an army strong enough to set off to conquer Mallorca. "We believe that it is a party to certain license-even-closer to Salou and other visitors to the town what happened many years ago in our country and we need to remember and praise," said the Councillor for Culture and Festival, Maria Jose Rodriguez. News on Sunday Other developments have been made in this year's celebration of King James concentrated on five types of workshops coordinated entity salouenca Role Play Game from Salou and has a stand which gives the dress photography Menswear, maid, magician or king and take away a souvenir photo, a soft Combat and other soft battle to teach junior how the medieval fighting to create a sword, a spear, a shield and use them, a quarter of storytelling (3-6 years) with a group of special animation that kids have fun with stories such as "St. George and the Dragon" and the story of King James I, and finally, a paint shop & Crafts (3-8 years) children. This year's celebration of King James will end up with the play "James I the Conqueror" where thirty young municipality staged a part of the deed of the monarch. This performance will take place on Sunday Levante Beach from 20.30 h.



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