- The City Council of Redován and the Association of Merchants of the municipality organize two days of activities to support local trade and products
The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, accompanied by the councilors of Commerce and Tourism of the municipality, Maite Martínez and Clara Ezcurra, respectively, presented this morning the programming of the Trade and Gastronomy Fair, which will take place on Saturday 14 and Sunday December 15 in the Plaza de la Paz.
This is a new edition of the traditional Christmas Fair, “in which the neighbors of Redován can make their purchases for the Christmas holidays, while they know our customs and gastronomy typical of the area during these dates”, the mayor informed.
This fair is an initiative of the City Council, with the departments of Fiestas, Commerce and Tourism at the head and also has the collaboration of the Association of Merchants of Redován, as well as the Diputación de Alicante and Tourism Costa Blanca, Caja Rural Central and the construction group Zaragoza 2012. “The purpose is to strengthen and stimulate local commerce, reflected through the motto of the fair: for Christmas, buy in Redován”, added Ruiz. For his part, Maite Martínez, Councilor for Commerce, said that “we have been preparing it for a long time and it will be two days with a complete program, where all Redovans can enjoy activities for the whole family.”
In this way, the opening of this fair will take place on Saturday 14 from 4:00 p.m., which will be followed by workshops and children’s games throughout the day. In the afternoon “a giant roscón will be prepared whose tasting, how could it be otherwise in these dates, will serve to make a gesture of solidarity for social purposes with what is achieved through its collection,” said the mayor. In addition, dance and music performances will be carried out by the Redován Dance Association or the La Cochera group, with a concert starting at 10 pm.
On the other hand, on Sunday 15 from 10:30 hours, there will be more children’s games, workshops and inflatables for the little ones, who can also receive Santa Claus and also enjoy family magic shows, as well as the performance by the Rhythmic Gymnastics group of Redován. At 11:00 hours a demonstration will begin by local artisan butchers, “which will show the process of slaughter and elaboration of meat products and traditional sausages, and that will also be completed with a tasting of these high quality products so typical of these dates ”, explained Clara Ezcurra, mayor of Tourism.
It will be during this day when the Association of Merchants will deliver the prizes for the draw of the 4 checks valued at 50 euros as a result of the campaign to promote local commerce in the associated stores, as well as the awards for the best Christmas windows of the municipality, and a Christmas afternoon session entertained with the performance of the jazz trio Up & Down.
Nely Ruiz has encouraged all the residents of the municipality to participate in these complementary acts of the municipal Christmas program, and to “get to know the local commerce and its products, to create an opportunity for growth and wealth for Redován and its merchants “, has added.
Redován 21/2/2019. The Association of Merchants and Entrepreneurs of the municipality of Redován starts a new journey. The renewed association returns to its activity in an official way after the act of presentation that took place today in the hall of plenary session of the City council of Redován and that has counted on the presence of the mayor, Emilio Fernandez, and the councilor of Commerce, Maite Martinez.
In this act has been released the new logo of the association, as well as the unanimous appointment of the new president of the association, the well-known chef patissier redovanense Jose Manuel Marcos, who has appreciated the work done by the previous board and has pointed out as main objectives “to become the nexus of union of the commercial fabric of the locality, to defend the interests of the merchants and to give visibility to all the shops”, besides promoting and publicizing the municipality of Redován.
Likewise, Marcos has announced some of the actions that the association has carried out so far, such as the agreement with a bank that will offer advantages for associates in some of its products. It also highlights the creation of the association’s profiles in social networks, specifically Facebook and Instagram, through which the proposed initiatives will be announced, as well as the next general assembly where all the parties will be able to attend. local merchants who are interested in joining the association.
For its part, the mayor has transmitted the support of the Government Team to this initiative, stating that it will be “very positive for the residents of Redován, helping to boost the trade of our municipality.” Fernández also noted that “Redován has a very good trade, very creative and innovative but at the same time traditional, adding that” it meets all the conditions for this association to become a benchmark in the region of Vega Baja. “
The councilman of Markets, Ramon Lopez, highlights the resurgence of this municipal souk after the various improvement interventions of recent years Redován
The Plaza de Abastos de Redován has become beautiful to receive the Christmas season, one of the most outstanding each year for local commerce. The City Council has completed the reform of the market, a building of municipal ownership in which it has proceeded in recent weeks to adapt the toilets to people with reduced mobility and interior repainting, with a total investment of 6,795 euros.
The councilor of Markets, Ramón López Escarabajal, explains that “the 4,995 euros that have been allocated to works in public services come from a grant from the Provincial Council, while the Consistory has invested 1,800 euros more in the repair of the cover and the interior painting of the plaza.
” The mayor has assured that it was a “very necessary” work and has announced that for the future “we will continue making the investments that are still needed in this municipal space”. Lopez Escarabajal stressed that the traders settled in the square, a dozen at the moment, “are very satisfied with the three interventions made during the current municipal mandate, because they have also noticed that the influx of public facilities has risen.”
The Plaza de Abastos redovanense has fishmonger, butcher, charcuterie, drugstore, greengrocer, lingerie and fashion establishments, and its opening hours are from Tuesday to Saturday, from eight in the morning until two in the afternoon.