Albudeite will host the next 22 and 23 March, for the third consecutive year, the celebration of the Night of the Fireflies, a sports event, culture and solidarity that today has received the support of the Education and Culture Committee of the Regional Assembly with the approval of a motion of the PP in which requests to the Governing Council measures and actions for their promotion.
This event has become, despite being very young, "in an annual event around which they have organized a multitude of activities for all ages, musical performances, photography exhibitions, nocturnal trekking routes, bike-tour to know the emblematic places of Albudeite that ends with the great march of the fireflies ", has explained the regional deputy Miguel Cascales, who has defended the motion emphasizing that" in 2017 the participation figure was exceeded reaching a figure of more than 1,200 people ".
"The Night of the Fireflies" organized by the Association with the same name and the Municipality of Albudeite, "arises with the intention of putting value on the traditions, history, heritage and landscape of the municipality and has culture, sports and solidarity as main attraction elements ", remarked Cascales, who has indicated its solidarity component since its benefits go to the Assido association for people with Down Syndrome in the Region of Murcia.
According to the 'popular' deputy, the celebration of this event, emerged with the intention of "putting value to the people of Albudeite, for its traditions, its magical history around the river of honey and its unique and beautiful landscape, favoring the relations between neighbors and with visitors through culture and sports ".
The Association "The Night of the Fireflies" is a non-profit association that was born in 2017 with the intention of approaching society by encouraging sports and culture in the municipality in a fun way so that anyone who wishes to participate can participate independently. your age.
Source: PP Región de Murcia