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Tortosa inspired by the Renaissance for Three Kings Parade 2013

Tortosa. Terres de l'Ebre. December 19, 2012. Although this year's Renaissance Festival is not until next July, the atmosphere of the sixteenth century, camps, shows and their characters will visit the city early to accompany their Majesties Melchor, Gaspar Baltasar night of January 5 Majesties in Parade the Kings, which is expected this year bigger and more crowded than ever. Tortosa City Council has organized a device with more than 500 people in order to make one of the most anticipated events in our city, which this year will have an entourage of 20 moving parts, 8 floats, all with a total length of 1,500 meters. The arrival of the royal will, as every year, the river beach Ferreries, where the Kings worship the child Jesus in Bethlehem's Church of the Rosary, to go over the bridge to the State Council. Here, the mayor of Tortosa, Fernando Bel and the Councillor for Festivities Domingo Thomas delivered the keys of the city and addresses some words to boys and girls from the balcony of City Hall. That's when the parade starts Renaissance, leaving the Town Hall Square and crossing the avenue Government until the municipal park. The mayor recalled that when he introduced the new model of Three Kings, in 2008, the goal was to make our city a reference to the territory in the most magical night of the year, a fact which he considers " fully achieved. " Bel highlighted the uniqueness of evoking the Renaissance Festival with Parade, as in previous years have chosen other topics. "Opt for a new theme for each year to renew the enthusiasm of many people coming to see the parade of Tortosa." For his part, Councillor for Fiestas, Domingo Tomas, is convinced that this is the "best parade in the history of the city" and said it has been a challenge to merge the common elements of the procession with Renaissance Festival. "Thomas noted that the coincidence of the Parade on Saturday can generate greater interest and thus take even greater audience over previous years, although the number of visitors in recent editions has been very important. The letters will be collected on January 3, at 17 am at the Hospital de Tortosa Verge de la Cinta, and 18:30, Exhibition Pavilion.

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