The political parties were well represented at San Isidro, as usual, with the Mayor and several Councillors taking a turn at serving food and drink at their ‘caseta’. However, if attendance at the various political tents is any indicator, the upcoming election is a foregone conclusion and will be a landslide victory.
National Police officers in Almeria have arrested a 45 year old computer science teacher, Antonio M.R.C., on charges of sexual abuse and corruption of minors.
And here’s an interesting and different San Isidro photo sent in by Ginny, many thanks.
Some more pictures of the San Isidro celebrations, these sent to us by Kevin Knight, a regular contributor of some great photos. You can see the album of photos from Kevin HERE. Also check out some of his other galleries while you’re at it.
A glorious day, as we’ve come to expect, for the San Isidro celebrations this year. Just as rain can be virtually guaranteed for Feria, the same can be said of the sun and San Isidro. Shortly after noon, the procession began to wend its way from the centre of town to transport the image of Saint Isidore (1070-1130, Patron Saint …
The San Isidro festivities have already begun for the senior citizens of the municipality, around 500 attending the traditional meal on Burriana beach. Paella was, of course, the order of the day. The mayor, José Alberto Armijo, was in attendance and stressed that whatever ‘adjustments’ have to be made in other departments because of the financial situation, this would not …
Now is also the time for anyone wanting to participate in the San Isidro celebrations with an ox cart, bar, burger stall or any similar activity to put in their application at the Town Hall. The deadline for submissions is May 5th. The Fiesta de San Isidro is May 14th/15th.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No way Pedro. Faster than a speeding pullet, it’s Councillor for Traditional Fiestas, Charo Villasclaras Martín, awarding the prizes for the May Crosses (May 3rd) and San Isidro (May 15th). And the winners were:
Once again, thanks to Kevin Knight for some fabulous pictures, this time from San Isidro. Excellent stuff.