It will cost 100,000 euros and will be completed with 15 trees with 150,000 bulbs made by the students of the workshop school
The garlands with the extraordinary Christmas lighting have already begun to be installed in the city center to be turned on on December 4, the councilor responsible for the municipal electricity service, José Luis Ruiz, confirmed to LA VERDAD. The City Council will allocate 100,000 euros to the hiring of Christmas lights, a budget similar to last year, Ruiz recalled. There will be 238 luminous arches in the streets of the urban area and the districts, with an electrical power of 66 kilowatts. This Christmas, the lighting in some areas will also be improved to attend to the complaints of neighbors and merchants, as will happen in the Camino Marín, the Plaza de La Estrella, the Avenida de Europa and the surroundings of the Avenida Fuerzas Armadas and the surroundings of the campus. academic.
All the lighting motifs will be different from last year, except in Corredera Street, since the merchants have requested that the same decoration be installed, for the third consecutive year, with striking large balls illuminated in silver and gold tones.
To complete the decoration of the streets, the students and monitors of the municipal workshop school of the electricity, painting and locksmith modules have made 14 luminous trees between two and eleven meters high in the last six months that will be topped with a star and that they will be placed in strategic places such as the entrance to the city on Avenida de Europa and in the districts.
The Councilor for Local Development, Isabel Casalduero, explained that 8,500 linear meters of LED lights have been used with a total of 150,000 bulbs, in addition to 4,000 meters of aluminum and 25 square meters of warm light mesh.
The lighting of the Christmas lights on the 4th will be accompanied by a children’s musical on Avenida Juan Carlos I, which will be cut off to vehicle traffic, said the councilor for Celebrations, José Luis Ruiz. He warned that the show will take place if there are no new restrictions by the health authorities due to the possible increase in infections. At the expense of the evolution of the pandemic are also commercial areas such as the Centro Histórico Association, which has scheduled 15 days of activities in the street with raffles among its clients, said its president, Diego Re.