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Presented the calendar of artisan demonstrations of 'El Zacatín' (04/02/2019)

Yesterday, Sunday, the market of local products and artisanal 'El Zacatín' was held, which on this occasion moved to the past to relive the Middle Ages with decorated streets, craftsmen with typical costumes, musicians, street theater and demonstration of the iron forge to fire as in that era.

Taking advantage of its celebration, the Mayor, María Dolores Muñoz, and the Councilor for Tourism, Águeda Fernández, presented the calendar of demonstrations in 2019. The President of the Association of Artisans and Producers 'El Zacatín', Gregorio Escavy, also attended the presentation. .

From January to December each Zacatín focuses its activity on a craft and its demonstration in the center of Plaza Vieja.

This year, in the month of January, it was not celebrated because it coincides with the Day of the Kings Day.

In the rest of the months of the year, in February a medieval market is revived as it could be seen yesterday, in March the traditional migas de matanza are tasted, in April the natural aromas are discovered with the distillation of aromatic plants, in May the pleita with the skillful hands of the esparteros, in June a baroque market is made and a representation of the concession of privilege of villazgo is made to the Villa de Bullas by the king Carlos II.

In summer the flea market continues, July is carried out by the carpentry craftsmen and August by the hands of the potters, in September the art of weaving and weaving is taught.

And, finally, in the last quarter of the year, October is dedicated to the production of wine to coincide with the vintage, in November traditional cheese is made and December stands out for the Christmas sweets according to old and well-kept recipes.

To be held every first Sunday of the month, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the central squares of Castillo y Vieja in the municipality of Bullas as well as in the surrounding streets, the flea market celebrates its 25th anniversary this year by showing the sale of hand-made products to the public. homemade

"Over time, its growth has been spectacular both in handicrafts and visitors and tourists, currently more than 60 handicrafts meet, expanding the exhibition spaces to the squares and streets bordering the Plaza Vieja," the first mayor congratulated. to the town of Bullas for the 25th anniversary.

For its part, the Councilor for Tourism wanted to thank the invaluable collaboration of the Association of Artisans and Producers 'El Zacatín', "which helps us prioritize aspects linked to the quality and variety of crafts, leaving in the background the amount of them. "

Source: Ayuntamiento de Bullas

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