Calahonda’s 70’s Market

From Thursday the 22nd until and including Sunday the 25th Calahonda will be holding a 70’s market on its seafront paseo.

The First Councillor for Carchuna-Calahonda, Concepción Abarca, said that each summer they hold a themed market and this year it is based on the flower-power 70’s. She explained that there would be 50-odd stands sporting handicraft and traditional products like honey. In fact, there will be a panel from a bees hive for visitors to see what goes on.

Friday will have a ‘fire show’ starting at 22.30h and every day there will be juggling, mono-cycle riding and the art of making animals from balloons, etc.

For the youngsters there will be double session of puppet theatre plays and story telling each evening: 20.30h and 21.30h. There will also be a carousel and – perhaps controversially – a ‘pony caravan.’

And of course, the market will be awash with 70’s music and the stall holders will all be dressed as hippies – some won’t have to dress for the occasion, of course.

Sounds like good fun and anybody valiant enough to brave the N-340 through Torrenueva will be suitably rewarded with a great day at the 70’s market.

(News: Calahonda, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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