The Christmas lights are turned on this Friday in 280 streets and squares with Christmas concerts and film music

In this way, a program is opened throughout the weekend in which the Delegation of Urban Habitat, Tourism and Culture, the Delegation of Government and Major Festivities, the Delegation of Citizen Participation, Equality, Education and District Coordination have participated and the Casco Antiguo District, the City Council reported this Thursday in a press release.

The Christmas activities program begins on Avenida de la Constitución with a first concert by the Municipal Symphonic Band starting at 6.15 pm with Christmas and film themes. The direction is in charge of the titular director of the municipal band, Francisco Javier Gutiérrez Juan, and the songs are sung with the voice of Laura Gallego.

At around 7:00 p.m., the activation of the lighting is scheduled. Subsequently, the programming continues with a second part of the concert by the Symphonic Band, which is followed by the performance of the Nuestra Señora de Sol Music Band, which has the musical direction of Jorge Belda Mora and the solo singer Patricia Berbel for this concert. . The repertoire is related to Christmas themes and Disney movies.

At the same time, in the Polígono Sur, the South district organizes the traditional party with musical performances and chocolate around the illuminated tree that has been installed again in the Glorieta Párroco Gabriel Ramos Chávez. The activities begin at 6.30 pm and the lighting will occur as in the rest of the city at 7.00 pm.

Starting this Friday, the Christmas lights arrive, one more year, in all the districts and will have trees with specific designs for Avenida de la Constitución, Sierpes, Tetuán, Imagen, Campana, Laraña, Alfonso XII, El Salvador and Asunción. Trees located in different neighborhoods of the city are also illuminated. This year it has this Christmas decoration, in addition to the Polígono Sur, Puerta de Jerez, Santa Justa, Avenida de Emilio Lemos, the access roundabout to Torreblanca -corner of Avenida Pero Mingo with Calle Alanís- and Plaza de Cuba (with twelve meter trees) and the Glorieta de los Prisos de los Merinales (seven meter high tree).

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With the lighting already on, on Saturday 27th November, the Arquillo del Ayuntamiento once again takes center stage with a concert of Christmas carols choirs that will begin at 5.30 pm. The first of the groups to perform is ‘Zambomba flamenca Embrujo andaluz Aires de Copla’ from the San Jerónimo neighborhood. Later, at 6.15 pm, it is the turn of the Musical Association ‘Esencia de Triana’, from the Triana district. After their performance, the choirs ‘Parque Verde’ and ‘Estampa del Sur’, from the Este-Alcosa-Torreblanca district sing (7:00 pm and 7:45 pm, respectively). Finally, from the Macarena district the ‘Coro de Canarias’ arrives (8.30 pm).

The city’s music bands are also protagonists on Saturday, November 27, doing a parade with the following route: Murillo Gardens, San Fernando, Puerta de Jerez, Avenida de la Constitución, Santo Tomás, Miguel Mañara, Plaza del Triunfo, Plaza Virgen de los Reyes, Cardinal Carlos Amigo Vallejo, Alemanes and Avenida de la Constitución. The scheduled hours are from 5:00 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. The Musical Section of Los Gitanos, the Red Cross Music Band; the Ntra. Sra. del Sol Music Band, the Centuria Romana Macarena Youth Bugle and Drum Band; the Agrupación Musical Mª Stma. del Rocío, the Band of Cornets and Drums Stmo. Christ of the Three Falls Juvenile; the Veteran Musical Group of Seville; the Band of Bugles and Drums Sagrada Columna y Azotes (Las Cigarreras); the Virgen de los Reyes Juvenil Musical Group; the Band of Bugles and Drums Ntra. Sra. de la Victoria (Las Cigarreras); the Cornet and Drum Band Pasión de Cristo; the Roman Centuria de la Macarena; the Musical Group Ntro. Father Jesus of Redemption; the Cornet and Drum Band Stmo. Christ of the Three Falls; the Musical Group Ntra. Sra. de la Encarnación; the San Juan Evangelista de Triana Bugle and Drum Band; the Virgen de los Reyes Musical Group and the Nuestra Señora de Sol Cornet and Drum Band.

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Already on Sunday, November 28, the city’s music bands give several concerts between 12.00 and 1.30 p.m. In the Paseo Marqués de Contadero the Centuria Romana Macarena Cornet and Drum Band participate; the Virgen de los Reyes Musical Group; and the Red Cross Youth Music Band, while in Puerta de Jerez the María Santísima del Rocío Musical Group will do so; Band of Bugles and Drums of the Christ of the Three Falls; and the Padre Jesús de la Redención Musical Group. Finally, in the Plaza del Triunfo, the María Santísima de Las Angustias Coronada Musical Group will perform; Cornet and Drum Band of Nuestra Señora de la Victoria (Las Cigarreras), and the Padre Jesús de la Salud Musical Group.


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