Majoreros and majoreras star in the ONCE coupon of Sunday, July 25, belonging to the series dedicated to curious gentilices. Five and a half million coupons will take the inhabitants of Fuerteventura throughout Spain.
Jose Antonio Lopez, territorial delegate of the ONCE in the Canary Islands, Miguel Angel Deniz, President of the ONCE Territorial Council in the Canary Islands, Sergio Lloret, president of the Cabildo de Fuerteventura and Marcelino Sardinia, Mayor of Betancuria, have presented this coupon at the Mirador de Betancuria, which is illustrated with the image of the Guise and Ayose viewpoint, accompanied by Bienvenida Morales, ILUNION-Morales Laundry Manager.
Both the president of the Cabildo and the mayor of Betancuria, they thank ONCE having chosen the name “Majorero” and the municipality of Betancuria as the coupon reason for its presentation in such an emblematic place on the island of Fuerteventura, together with its Majos, as well as the work that ONCE has been providing to people with disabilities on the island.
The indigenous name of the island, before its conquest in the 15th century, was Erbania, and it was divided into two regions (Jandía and Maxorata). From this derives the gentilicio majorero (originally ‘majo’ or ‘maxo’). Although some authors point out the name Maxorata as an aboriginal place name of the entire island, whose meaning is ‘the children of the country’.
The primitive inhabitants of the island, the maxos or majoreros, in its Castilianized version they had berber origin, and his arrival on the island was in the middle of the first millennium BC. C. They were dedicated to livestock, agriculture, gathering and fishing.
Fuerteventura is an island with more than 150 kilometers of white sand beaches and turquoise waters, with natural landscapes and in which to practice endless activities. It is the second largest island in the Canary archipelago.
The ONCE Weekend Sueldazo offers, every Saturday and Sunday, a main prize in the five figures and series of 300,000 euros, plus 5,000 euros per month for 20 consecutive years to a single coupon of the number and series awarded in the first draw. In addition, prizes of 2,000 euros per month for 10 consecutive years, to the four coupons of the numbers and series awarded in any of the extractions from the second to the fifth. 54 prizes of 20,000 euros in the five figures of the number awarded in the first draw. And prizes of 400, 200, 30, four and two euros.
ONCE coupons are marketed by the Organization’s more than 19,000 selling agents. In addition, they can be purchased from www.juegosonce.es, and at authorized collaborating establishments.