Toledo, Spain, January 04, 2013- The Deputy Provincial Development, Employment and Economic Development, José Luis Rivas, and also provincial deputy and mayor of Torrijos, Juan José Gómez-Hidalgo, presented this morning at the House of Toledo The seventh edition of The Chronicles of King Pedro I, held in the town between 16 and 17 June.
Also participating in the presentation historian and president of the Association of Friends of The Collegiate, Longobardo July, and the Councillor for Culture and Heritage Hall, José María Flores, who have shelled the historical aspects of this conclusion, based on historical events that occurred in Torrijos, back in 1353, on the occasion of the feast of the baptism of the daughter of King Pedro I Beatriz and different events and activities scheduled for those days.
Attendees stressed the importance of supporting a celebration of this caliber, with the public support and is responsible for recreating historic events that occurred in the town, recreating the past and history in becoming an economic resource and tourism.
One of the main features of The Chronicles of King Pedro I is the active participation of actors and extras of the municipality itself, from various groups and neighborhood associations, cultural, youth clubs and a long list of collaborators, among which mention the Friends of Collegiate Torrijos and the theater group torrijeño “Carpe Diem”, which they do under the artistic direction Longobardo July.
The technical management of the project is provided by the Councillor for Culture and Heritage of the town, José María Flores, head of the staff of the City of Torrijos.
During the days of celebration will recreate several scenes from the life of Peter I, focusing specifically on the birth of their first child. The historical spaces used for the conference are located in the Palace of Pedro I, San Gil Square and surrounding streets, the Plaza of Spain, Dr. Cifuentes Square and Constitution Square. For these scenarios will run the cavalcade of royal procession and develop various representations.
On Friday, June 15, will present the events of The Chronicles of King Pedro I in the Palace Hall.
Saturday will begin with the opening of the market and the arrival in town of musicians and comedians, complemented by various medieval competitions and exhibitions, to prepare the exit of the royal entourage, to dusk.
And Sunday will the various activities, to purge torchlight penalties of King Don Pedro, to be held at night, thus putting an end to a popular and historic celebration, with the general recognition and growing participation and interest in learning about the historical events that occurred in Torrijos in the fourteenth century.
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