Redován 4/26/2018. The Royal and Honorary Order of Knights of San Antón and the City Council of Redován go hand in hand, one more year, to celebrate the traditional Pilgrimage of San Cristóbal that will bring to the Sacred Hearts School on May 1 a day of military exhibitions and police that will start at ten in the morning and that will extend well into the afternoon. The Councilor for Citizen Security, Ramón López Escarabajal, and the Chancellor of the Royal Order of Knights of San Cristóbal, Antonio Marín, have presented the acts that will be developed and that will take the municipality to different units of the Civil Guard, National Police , local police, Military Emergency Unit (UME), Patrol Patrol of paratroopers, the equine unit of the National Police of Valencia, the UPROE of Orihuela and the Canine Unit of Alicante, among others.
The mayor of Seguridad Ciudadana explained that “the different Security Forces will hold exhibitions of their work, for example, in the case of the UPROE of Orihuela a mock robbery in which the specialists will act accompanied by dogs while the paratroopers , as long as the weather permits, they will delight us with their always spectacular jumps “. Also, Ramón López has indicated that exhibitors will be installed “because it is about that especially children see police and military as people who are always at their disposal to help them.”
Antonio Marín, meanwhile, has described how a day will begin to develop at 9:45 am, starting at the Chapel of San Cristóbal de Orihuela, where the blessing of the participating vehicles will be made. “The caravan will leave at ten o’clock in pilgrimage to Redován, where his arrival is scheduled at 10.45”. At eleven o’clock in the morning the mass will start after which the imposition of decorations will be carried out “among which is the award to Manuel Belmonte, agent of the Local Police of Redován”, said Ramón López. The exhibitions will start at 12.15 and once they finish “the different vehicles will be exposed so that visitors can see them up close until five in the afternoon,” said Marín.
The day includes a meal of brotherhood and there will be bars in which to consume. “The money collected will go entirely to the Association Against the DIPG, an association to fight against childhood cancer,” explained the councilman. Both Ramón López and Antonio Marín have recalled the success of this event last year in Redován and have encouraged both the people of Redovanenses and the residents of the entire region to come to the Sacred Hearts School to enjoy this day of coexistence.