Wednesday, December 1

The Fira de Tots Sants de Cocentaina closes its second weekend with more than 110,000 visitors

The second weekend of the Cocentaina All Saints Fair closed yesterday afternoon the 675 edition of the contest and the first one that has been carried out in two weekends, the traditional one and this past one, which, as expected, has not registered as positive figures as the previous one. The automotive, agricultural machinery and food sectors have filled the streets of the center of the municipality for three days to continue the commercial offer of the contest which started last weekend.

These three sectors, also with great demand, have attracted a total of 114,400 visitors to the city of Barcelona in two days, it is necessary to know the data of yesterday’s session that everything points to they will reinforce the numbers and make that between the two weekends half a million visitors are exceeded throughout the entire event. It should be noted that on Saturday the drop in temperatures affected visitors, an aspect that improved yesterday and made them move to the neighboring municipality of the municipalities of the surrounding regions.

For her part, the mayor of the municipality, Mireia Estepa, indicated that “the balance is generally very positive, it has exceeded expectations in terms of business volume, visitors and safety. Regarding the volume of business, local commerce, hospitality and exhibitors they did not expect such a forceful answerThere are people who are happier and people who are less, but in general they leave very satisfied ».


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Regarding the figures, he stressed that “we hope that the figures will be reinforced with those of Sunday and those of last weekend will reach 500,000 visitors.” Regarding the format, he highlighted “there is a double feeling, that there are streets that do not have so much bustle makes it possible to enjoy calmly but there are people who have missed some things Therefore, you have to assess and see what remains and what is changed ».

For its part, the mayor of Fira stressed that “the department of Fira has worked hard to reach these results to which the patience of the neighbors has been added to endure 15 days of Fira, between the opening days and the assembly and disassembly days ”.

He also pointed out that «we had doubts about this second weekend, the exposed sectors were very powerful and have drawn many visitors but until the moment arrives we don’t know, it has been a Positive fair for all, also in terms of security that only very minor events have been recorded.

At 6:00 p.m. the closing of the Cocentaina Fair by the “Dimonis Rafolins” de l´Alqueria D´Asnar, an event for which the 1,000 available tickets were also sold out due to capacity premises. This also happened in most of the shows held in the courtyard of the Palau during the two Fira weekends.

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