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The artist Marcos Salvador Romera will be in charge of proclaiming the Fiestas Patronales 2017 (13/09/2017)

The artist Marcos Salvador Romera will be this year the pregonero of the Celebrations in honor to the Virgin of the Rosary of Puerto Lumbreras.

Specifically, the proclamation will be held on Wednesday, October 4, starting at 8:00 pm in the Parish Church, where hundreds of lumbrerenses are expected to accompany the crier during his speech with which the start of the 2017 Festivities will be given.

The mayor of the town, Mª Ángeles Tunisia, explained that "this election is motivated by the great connection of Marcos Salvador Romera with the festivities and, in addition, is a recognition of his artistic career." Tunisia has added that "he is a person who carries his people in the heart, with close ties to the Virgin of the Rosary and I am convinced that he will give a pregón charged with art and feeling. "

The person in charge of pregonar the holidays counts on an ample curriculum as painter, illustrator, writer and cultural manager.

The Fiestas Patronales 2017 will be marked by traditions and acts in honor of the Patroness, the Virgin of the Rosary.

In addition, the festive program will include a wide range of musical, sports and leisure activities throughout the month of October.


He was director of the Pavilion of Murcia in the Universal Exhibition of Seville in 1992, and director of the ten Biennials of Plastic Arts that in the eighties and nineties were organized in Murcia.

In addition, he was Director for two decades of the Verónica and San Esteban Showrooms of Murcia, and Director, Commissioner or Coordinator of more than three hundred Visual Arts Exhibitions.

He has collaborated in several programs on Radio Nacional de España, COPE, Cadena SER and Onda Regional de Murcia, and is a regular contributor to the daily La Opinión de Murcia, as well as, in a timely manner, in different magazines and publications.

It also has several books published as "The Picoesquina", "Saetas de Pasión" and "El Niño Versor".

In 1989 he was Pregonero of the Patron Saint of Puerto Lumbreras, in 1993, at the proposal of the Government of Spain, he was awarded the Civil Merit Medal.

In that year also was named Pregonero of the Holy Week of Puerto Lumbreras.

In 2010 was the Pregonero of the XXI International Festival of Flamenco Cante "City of the Sun" of Lorca, in 2011 was Ambassador Moro of the Festival of the Shield and Invasion of Cieza, and in the year 2013, on the occasion of the Conference Gastronomic events organized by the Aguilas Town Hall and the Casa Menéndez Restaurant, awarded the "Faba de Oro".

In 2014, he was Pregonero of the XXVII International Competition of Tunas Costa Cálida of the Spring Festivities of Murcia.

In 2016 he showed the public his exhibition "Circus" in the Column Room of the Murcia Almudí Palace.

Nowadays he spends most of his time working on what has always been his true passion: painting.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras

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