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The Department of Festivities opened the period for the installation of the Cruces de Mayo (16/04/2009)

The Department of Celebrations communicates to those associations and groups wishing to organize the Fiesta de las Cruces de Mayo, exclusive dates for deployment in outdoor public spaces will be the days on the weekend 1 to May 3 .

Those interested in receiving the cooperation of the Department of Celebration for the completion of infrastructure, should apply in writing to the General Register of the City Council stating where the representative body, location, hours and schedule of activities, in addition to the demands needed to organization, scripts, traffic control measures, permits, etc.

The deadline for applications is Thursday 23 April.

You can obtain more information on the council of Celebration: 50 December 1988 968 phone or email festejos@ayto-cartagena.es.

La fiesta de las Cruces de Mayo is celebrated in many Spanish cities and regions around 3 May.

Its origin is religious, and it commemorates the day when the tradition was found Christ's cross by St. Helena, mother of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great.

But along with this religious background, it remains popular in dance and other cultural activities around the different streets and squares where you installed crosses adorned with flowers and other motifs.

In Cartagena heavily involved in this celebration of Holy Week brotherhoods, with other entities such as troops and legions of Cathagineses and Romans, neighborhood associations, cultural and women.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Cartagena

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