For the first time there will be an emergency phone number to report any incidents during the Nerja Feria.
Tickets for the various concerts at the Feria as well as for the Grand Gala Election of the Feria Queen and Knight 2013 go on sale as from Saturday October 5th.
The Councillors responsible for the Local Police and Festivities have met with representatives of the Local Police, Guardia Civil, Civil Protection and Fire Brigade to formulate a protocol to be activated in the event of an emergency at the upcoming Nerja Feria in October.
September 27th, 28th and 29th sees the I Nerja Feria Paddle Tennis Tournament taking place at the covered pavillion, a competition organised by the Nerja Basketball Club.
The procedures are set to begin for allocating, by auction, the various attractions, stalls and other items for the Nerja Feria in October.
The Feria in Mijas Pueblo takes place from September 5th to 9th and amongst the preparations already being made is a campaign to prevent the sale of alcohol to minors.
The hostelry sector has described this year’s Málaga Feria as the worst for several years, stating that revenues were down by 20% and that the decline was nothing to do with the financial crisis.
Three young children were slightly injured on Wednesday night at the Málaga Feria when one of the Scalextric carriages derailed.
The Department of Tourism and Trade of the Junta de Andalucia has archived the disciplinary proceedings brought against Nerja Association of Employers (AEN) for holding a discount feria last February, an action which initially resulted in a €3,001 fine being imposed on the AEN.
As the Feria continues, Adela Cortés Molina, aged 88 years, has been elected Grandmother 2012 and 87 year old Antonio Prados Ramírez is Grandfather 2012. María Heredia Heredia is the Senior Feria Queen 2012 and Joaquín Trigueros Prados is the Senior Knight 2012.