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The Renaissance Festival: the splendor of Tortosa's sixteenth

The Renaissance Festival: the splendor of Tortosa's sixteenth



One of the best seasons for Tortosa is discovered during the Renaissance Festival. This year, from 19 to 22 July, the entire city will be transformed again and revive the splendor of Renaissance s XVI, who has made the city an important and rich cultural heritage and artistic, unique in the context of Catalonia at the time. Banners in the wind, wonderful costumes of noble families, richly decorated palaces and manor houses, taverns Route of shad that animate the atmosphere, and over 60 shows and 100 performances a day to drive the city and return to a time Maximum strength and social history. In addition to the festival events and performances, and special areas of the city, the Renaissance Festival aims to challenge the palate discover tasty dishes of the Renaissance, although conveniently adapted to modern taste, little used to the plethora of powerful combination of spices and flavors of the cuisine of the time. The dishes can be enjoyed in 20 restaurants in the city, an initiative that has the collaboration of the Association of Restorers of Tortosa (Platigot). Moreover, the participation of all citizens of Tortosa in the Renaissance Festival, which helps create the atmosphere of that special era. Thus, citizens, dressed in their finest, walk, sit in the bars and having fun at the shows. Meanwhile, the camps from all over, she moved to live day of the time, working crafts, cooking, or playing and having fun; palaces host performances with period instruments, as the hurdy gurdy, lute or theorbo. The implication is such that even the members of the council becomes the sixteenth century attorneys, dressed in appropriate attire, and always preceded the macerate. The historical accuracy, artistic programming, around the streets and squares, and the great commitment of the people of Tortosa with the Renaissance Festival, have earned this impressive historical recreation of the statement as a Fiesta of National Tourist Interest by Ministry of Industry. The opening of the Renaissance Festival will be held on Thursday 19 July 2012, according to the following timetable: 19.00. Trip to the inauguration Type of show: Proceedings own Where: Streets and squares in the direction of the pl. Spain   20.00 h. Opening ceremony of the XVII Renaissance Festival. During the presentation will be given the standard of the Renaissance Festival Pipers Aguilot the occasion of his 20 years. Type of show: Proceedings own Where: pl. Spain   20.45 h. Parade of flags of the City and Vegueria Type of show: Proceedings own Where: From pl. Spain Portal to Romeo   21.00 h Opening Ceremony of the entrance door and side of town and Vegueria to Tortosa down. XVI, Romeo Portal 21:15 am Ceremony oath of Solicitors of the City, presided over by the Very Magnificent Attorney-in-Chief, Ferran Bel Accensi, Absis square 21.30 h Opening speech of the seventeenth Renaissance Festival, by Mr.. Blanch and Joseph Martin, secretary of the Department of Communication of the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Absis square. /resource/programa_Festa_Renaixement_Tortosa_2012.pdf During the presentation of the program the mayor of Tortosa, Ferran Bel, wanted to emphasize the quality of the program of a party that will cut its budget, according to the criteria of general restraint. Bel has emphasized the recovery of urban spaces that join the party once again have been urbanized. The urban development project carried out in the old city in the past five years has changed the historic center fesonomia contributing to the improvement of traditional holiday scenes. The Mayor thanked the support of partners and sponsors of this year, and the involvement of institutions of popular culture.



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