The Villa de Moya celebrates tonight, from 8 pm to 11 pm, the event 'Gastronomic Christmas', with the participation of eight chefs from all over the Archipelago to prepare typical tapas of each of the Islands and stands selling local products, which They will repeat on Sunday. An initiative organized by the Moyense City Council and the Cabildo de Gran Canaria for the first time, within the framework of the plan 'The summit lives' devised by the Island Corporation to boost and generate activity in the areas affected by the fire last summer. Along the León and Castillo streets of the town center, the eight stalls will be available, where attendees will be able to acquire culinary proposals from all over the Canary Islands, from La Palma to La Graciosa, for the modest price of two euros, a separate drink. It will be right after welcoming Christmas with an impressive and original multimedia show that will again include the projection of a video mapping on the porch of the church of Our Lady of Candelaria, with different surprises that will surely excite and leave you without I encourage adults and children.
Before, from 17 to 23 hours and in the same town center, the traditional Christmas market will open its doors, with fifty stands where attendees can find the most original proposals to self-gift or surprise family and friends these holidays, without limits for the imagination From a broad representation of the local textile trade and footwear, with exclusive designs and accessories at prices without competition; typical crafts of the municipality, as it could not be otherwise in Moya, with one of the most numerous artisan censuses of the whole island; up to elements of decoration, jewelry and food, with special prominence for cheeses and pastry products such as sighs, polished biscuits or sweet potato and angel hair trout from these dates. All this enlivened with children's activities and the concert of the Caribbean group Son del Caney; while Sunday will open the market again, from 10 to 15 hours, this time with a fashion show with the villa's own neighbors who have become models for a day, inflatable attractions and children's workshops or the musical show 'Christmas Rock', on the porch of the church.
Thus, as of this weekend, the northern municipality goes into a month of December and until the beginning of January loaded with Christmas events for all audiences and ages. Artisan and Commercial Fair 'Moya at Christmas', on the 15th, from 10 am to 3 pm, or the tribute concert 'Forever Selena'; on Saturday, the 21st, the VII Sweet Solidarity Race, with children's and adult categories and the Solidarity Sports Day, with exhibitions and activities of the sports clubs of the municipality, before welcoming Santa Claus, at 6 pm in the Sports Center Municipal, with a children's party for the little ones and the g-choir concert M-LOU for the elderly. Other events that never fail in the Villa de Moya for these holidays are the Christmas concert of the Cumbres y Costas Musical Group, on Sunday, December 22, or the concert of the popular music group Los Gofiones, on Saturday, the 28th.
In addition to the traditional welcome to His Majesties the Magi, who will arrive in the municipality on the morning of January 5, on the back of their camels and accompanied by musicians and Disney cartoon characters to ride the streets of the helmet and ride with All children, who can deliver the letters with their requests. Without forgetting the deep-rooted Belenist tradition existing in the Villa, where up to eight births that form the essential Moyense Nativity Route can be visited throughout the month. All the information about these proposals and the Christmas program of the entire Villa de Moya, is published on the municipal website villademoya.es, so that native and foreign visitors do not lose detail of a Christmas story. Where you will surely find the friendliness, hospitality and fraternity of this small rural town that in these festivities is even more smiling and welcoming than it already is during the rest of the year.