Orihuela City opened its Xmas Program on Friday with the switching on of its Christmas lights ahead of the town hall. Following performances from the voices of the Giné s Pé rez de la Parra choir conducted by Rosario Torres Salinas and the Wind Orchestra of the City and county Conservatory of Music of Orihuela under the direction of Antonio Pujol the party moved to the Episcopal Palace, where the Mayor of Orihuela and the councillor of Festivities revealed the Municipal Crib.
On the Orihuela Costa the lamps will be turned on by the mayor within a ceremony outside the Playa Flamenca City Hall next Friday evening, thirteen December, at 6pm.
The following Thursday evening, also on 6pm, along with local choirs, the particular Band of the Royal British Legion in Spain will be hosting a carol services in Zenia Boulevard. This will be the very first such event ever held for the coast in which it is hoped in order to replicate the success that the Torrevieja carol service has been enjoying for several years.