With a great parade that brought together more than 120 riders and a large number of entities from the city, the national holiday of May 25 was celebrated. The national day also had more than 150 artists on stage.
Mayor Adrián Maderna chaired the ceremony for the 213th Anniversary of the May Revolution, which took place at the South Sports Center. The national event was accompanied by the elected mayor, Gerardo Merino; councillors, municipal authorities; intermediate entities representing the Armed Forces, Security, ecclesiastical, communities, educational establishments and representatives of various institutions of our city.
The organization of the national holiday was in charge of the Municipality of Trelew, the Federation of Cultural Entities of Chubut and the Neighborhood Association of the San José neighborhood. It began with a parade on horseback that included the participation of different gaucho groups that began in the center of the city and toured a circuit through different streets of the city until reaching the Muster roundabout where the institutions joined until reaching the property of the South Sports Center in the San José neighborhood.
Within this framework, Mayor Maderna in his speech, highlighted on this national day the importance of “reinforcing the democratic sense as thought in the Revolution of 1810, with a set of ideas and values”, and remarked that “democracy gives us the possibility of being able to live together and work together beyond the ideology of each person”.
In addition, he urged “to have a mature, responsible outlook and wish the best of success to those who continue after December 10”, and reaffirmed “the commitment to do things in an orderly manner and together because there is much to do, and this city has to grow».
For his part, the mayor-elect, Gerardo Merino, in agreement with Mayor Maderna, requested “to have an optimistic outlook and responsibility, those who are in office and those who are going to exercise. Be calm, great and trust that things will be done well.
Creole stew and shows
The festivity continued with a popular chocolate and a Creole lentil stew prepared to the disco by Chef Walter Labour, which was distributed free of charge to the residents present. In addition, the presentation of folkloric ballets and the performance of local artists on stage, closing the activity with the presentation of Franki Lop (Tribute to Los Palmeras).
Meanwhile, on the 24th the traditional Gala Night was held at the Teatro Verdi, with local musical and artistic performances. The Ballet of Traditional Dances El Matrero performed; the municipal tango workshops by Pablo Gómez, traditional dances by Nidia Necul, Corazoñando dances, and Chacay Sureño traditional dances. Also the folk art group El Erke.
In addition, the Aoniken Duo, the Coro Juvenil municipal workshop, directed by Professor Franco Zarate; the Municipal Choir, by Andrea Freyer; and the schedule of shows closed with the Tango singer Elio Cantoni. After the presentations, at midnight the Argentine National Anthem was sung.