| The increase in cases and the restrictions imposed by the situation before COVID-19 make the holding of an event unfeasible attended by more than 2000 people every year | The mayor of Puerto Lumbreras; María Ángeles Tunisia, will take to the ordinary plenary session of the Puerto Lumbreras City Council next Tuesday, July 28, a proposal to suspend the traditional Queen's Dance Gala due to the conditions imposed by the health situation by COVID-19, the worrying increase in outbreaks and the number of cases in the Region of Murcia and in Spain, as well as the impossibility of carrying out the event following the protocols, instructions and restrictions set by the health authorities regarding the holding of shows.
The event, which is usually held at the beginning of September, "is the most important within the Puerto Lumbreras party program, and given the circumstances, it is unfeasible to be able to hold an outdoor event that more than 2 attend.
.000 people every year, given the limitations of capacity, distance and hygienic-sanitary measures, "says Juan Rubén Burrueco, councilor for Celebrations, Culture and Health. "I appeal to the sense of responsibility of the different political groups that make up the municipal corporation, since we must be aware of the health situation we are going through and the need to avoid crowds and stop the line of infections.
This is a very painful decision for all of them, but our main objective is to preserve the health and safety of both people from Lumbrera and the workers and technicians who attend the Gala ", added Burrueco In the plenary it will also be proposed, likewise, that the Queen of the Holidays 2019; Marina Millán, keep the crown for one more year and represent the Puerto Lumbreras City Council in the acts and events that take place, just as the Bridesmaids maintain the distinction. To date, the municipality has held 61 editions of the Queen's Ball, one of the most deeply-rooted traditions that has been held since 1957, and which marks the beginning of the Patron Saint Festival that is held in October in honor of the Virgen del Rosary beads.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras