There will be content that will be common to both weekends, as are the exhibitions and cultural activities, the attractions of Fira and the children’s area, the gastronomic area of Food Trucks and the mobile stalls. And of course, all the offer of the hotel and local commerce that, as every year, are eager to welcome all visitors to Fira. Although there will be no shows in the streets, Yes, actions have been scheduled in closed areas, where the capacity can be controlled and it will be essential to do online ticket reservation. All tickets will be free and can be booked from the Cocentaina City Council website or directly on the platform: entrades.cocentaina.es
The president of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, together with the mayor of Cocentaina, Mireia Estepa, will be in charge of carrying out the opening of the contest this Saturday, October 30, a fact that reinforces once again the support that the Valencian government has given to the event in recent years since Puig presides over the Valencian Community. In addition to the president of the Generalitat, the following have confirmed their attendance at the Fair: the president of the Corts Valencianes, Enric Morera; Subdelegate of the Government in Alicante, Araceli Poblador; Minister Sustainable Economy, Productive Sectors, Trade and Labor, Rafael Climent; Minister of Innovation, University and Science, Carolina Pascual; Regional Minister for Participation and Transparency, Rosa Pérez; Minister of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Arcadi Spain; second vice president of the Alicante Provincial Council, Ana Serna (representing the President of the Alicante Provincial Council, Carlos Mazón); General Director of Tourism of the Valencian Community, Herick Campos; Rector of the University of Alicante, Amparo Navarro; National Deputy, Patricia Blanquer, National Deputy, Joan Baldoví; Chief Operating Inspector of the Autonomous Administration, José Antonio Hernández; Colonel Chief of the Alicante Civil Guard Command, José Hernández, among other authorities.
Cocentaina chooses each year a crier to announce the start of the Fira de Tots Sants. They are always people who have some special link with the municipality. Tomorrow, a psychologist answers Stella Vicens will be in charge of reading, from the balcony of the Palau Comtal, the privilege of holding the fair, granted to the contestants by King Pere el Ceremonioso (II of Valencia and IV of Aragon), in 1346 and with which each year begins the opening act of this long-awaited event.
News and figures of the event
Between the novelties of this edition, highlights the application (www.parkings.firadecocentaina.org) that visitors can use to reserve a parking space in one of the four parking areas that can be accessed in advance. With registration, in each of the four areas, users will have the option of accessing promotions and Fira discounts from a total of 200 shops collaborators. The four available areas will be: in the North area, the San Cristófol climb car park; in the East zone, the Riera and Lorcha 4.4 car parks and in the South zone, the Sports Center. In total, about 1,000 spaces spread over the four parking areas where you can park from 09:00 to 24:00. Outside these areas it is also possible to park although visitors are requested to do so correctly to avoid mobility problems.
This edition will feature 138,700 square meters of commercial exhibition and more than 700 exhibitors between the two weekends, 52 million euros of global economic value of the exposed product, 240 security personnel and ones 127,050 m2 square meters of parking, are some of the most outstanding figures of the Fira de Cocentaina 2021. From the organization of Fira it is recommended to prepare the trip before leaving. For this you can consult the web (www.firadecocentaina.org) or download the app Fira de Cocentaina where you will find detailed information.
Safety and health standards
The All Saints Fair will follow the sanitary measures established by the regulations for these types of activities. To remind visitors of the importance of their compliance, information panels will be installed at all entrances in which they will be able to consult the necessary measures to enjoy the event. In these areas there will also be installed disinfection points with hydroalcoholic gel.
The public must be clear that The mask will be mandatory in all the space that the Fira will occupy; the safety distance must also be observed. To avoid overcrowding A counting system has been installed that will make it easier for the organization to saturate the different areas of the event so that they can refer visitors to other areas if necessary.
As highlighted the mayor of Fira, Eugenia Miguel, “Everything is ready for the Fira de les Fires to start and above all to receive thousands of visitors; From the organization we have put all our efforts so that the contest is safe and above all that despite the novelty of the format the essence is not lost and the Fira can be enjoyed for longer, since its lovers have two weekends to feel the Fair, walk around it and share it ”.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.