Seville / On Sunday, the horse ride and the exhibition of couplings have opened the first day of the Seville Fair, which last night kicked off the lighting of the ‘alumbrao’ and to which thousands of people have come today to continue the party after the traditional dinner of ‘pescaíto’.
Throughout the day is expected to increase the influx of public to the Real of the fair, which this year is celebrated in May to separate fifteen days of Holy Week, and is one of those that have more security to be activated on Level 4 of the Plan of Prevention and Protection against Terrorism.
The device is made up of almost 2,000 police and Civil Guards and has mobile radars, drones, a helicopter and camouflaged vehicles from today until 24:00 on Saturday, May 11.
The prologue of the party has been the 34th edition of the exhibition of couplings at the Real Maestranza de Caballería in Seville and that this year has been the granddaughter of the emeritus King and Queen Victoria Federica de Marichalar y Borbón, the youngest in the history of this event, which has Panama as the guest country.
Horse-drawn carriages from several countries
More than 98 horse-drawn carriages have participated in this exhibition, coming from Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Nicaragua and Andorra, as well as from different points of the Spanish geography such as Gerona, Madrid, Burgos, Badajoz, Malaga, Almería, Córdoba, Huelva and Seville.
Once the exhibition is over, the public moves to the Real de la Feria in the Sevillian neighborhood of Los Remedios, which presides over a cover with 24,000 light bulbs, inspired by the 1929 Exhibition Casino, with a height of fifty meters, and which It was lit at 00.00.
More than a thousand booths
More than a thousand booths are in the fairground, which is very lively in the afternoon, and where the sun starts to rise after a cloudy morning with pleasant temperatures.
This fair is the most inclusive of all due to measures such as the day of noise reduction for people with autism spectrum disorders in the Calle del Infierno, which will take place tomorrow Monday from 3 to 7 pm, as well as pedestrian accessibility measures for people with reduced mobility.
Attraction for people with reduced mobility
In addition, it will have, for the first time, an attraction for people with reduced mobility, and it is a wheel completely accessible and allows people using wheelchairs to access.
The fair is one of the biggest events in Seville that, according to the 2018 data, can visit between 3.5 and 4 million people each year, and generates an economic impact of some 800 million euros.
Also, an average hotel occupancy of 89 percent is foreseen for the week of the fair, in which the weather forecasts point good weather and above all heat. (May 5, 2019, EFE/Practica Español)
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