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What’s on in and around Manilva
IV TRAIL MANILVA 2023
Organized by the Sports Club Senderista de Manilva “Los Kruos” and the sports delegation of the Exemo Ayuntamiento de Manilva give rise to the IV TRAIL Manilva. It will have two tests: Long race: 25 km route, within the municipality of Manilva with a difference in level of 2 km. Short race: 14 km route. Coincident start and end point. 1.2 km drop. The IV TRAIL MANILVA 2023 is on January 14, coinciding with both races with the same start. The time will be at 10:00 a.m. in Plaza Martín Carpena with a maximum time of 5 hours. A maximum of 400 participants is established, 200 for the LONG test and 200 for the SHORT test. Any person with a minimum age of 18 years or a minimum age of 16 years can participate, provided they are accompanied in the test by a father, mother or guardian and deliver express authorization for the bib number collection. Registration for the test can be done through the website www.dorsalchip.es .The registration period is until January 6, at 11:59 p.m., or until the numbers are exhausted. Late registrations will not be accepted or once the registered quota has been covered. Registration fees are […]
Christmas Village in the Castle
The Christmas Village launched by the Culture delegation led by Alba Jiménez, will take place until January 4, starting at 5:00 p.m. in the area around the Castillo de la Duquesa, except for the 24th, December 25 and 31 and January 1. There are attractions, bouncy castles, a skating rink and workshops for the little ones, as well as the traditional wishing tree, where everyone can bring their Christmas decoration and written wish. There will be a life-size Christmas Nativity scene, made by local artists Juan Oliva and José María Tirado, which this year and as a novelty, has been enlarged. As in other editions, families and children can enjoy artificial snow that gives a new color to the interior of the El Castillo monument. On December 21, 22 and 23, accompanied by his Elves, he visited the Santa Claus facilities so that all the boys and girls could deliver his letters to him; while his Majesties The Three Wise Men from the East will be present on January 2, 3 and 4, where they will take advantage of the occasion, to collect all the letters from the hands of the little ones in the house. According to the organization, […]
Three Kings’ Day
Young and old alike eagerly await the magical night of January 5, but few know the origin of this wonderful tradition that has endured to this day, and that each year comes loaded with gifts and illusions. The Gospel tells that some wizards from the East were guided by a star to worship the king who had just been born. Upon hearing this news, Herod the Great, who was king of Judea at that time, sent for them to question them, and made them promise that once they found the child they would notify him so that he could worship him too. After leaving the palace and being guided by the star, the magi found the child in a stable in Bethlehem, along with Mary and Joseph, to whom they offered gold, the metal of kings; incense, the offering of the gods; and myrrh, as an announcement of his future suffering. Manilva is already prepared to receive the Three Wise Men from the East so that they can tour the streets of Manilva, Sabinillas and El Castillo. For this reason, this Thursday, January 5, Gaspar, Melchor and Baltasar, accompanied by their pages, will once again excite families and especially the […]