A Multicultural Weekend of Culture, Folklore, Music and Gastronomy in Fuengirola

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XXI Feria de los Pueblos de Fuengirola 2015As from tomorrow, Fuengirola celebrates one of the most important events in its calendar: The “Feria Internacional de los Pueblos” (International People’s Fair).

This unique fair has grown to become a reference at local, regional and even international level. From the 29th April to the 3rd May, the Fuengirola fair ground will be home to a fun and multicultural event for all the family.

In previous editions, this same event managed to attract over 1 million visitors! The town hall hopes to equal this impressive figure this year, thereby serving as a perfect stage to promote the virtues of Fuengirola and its multicultural population.

The fair will open to the public from 1:00 pm to 4:00 am – plenty of time for visitors to make their way around all the ‘casetas’ (stands) representing the countries taking part in the event. Each ‘caseta’ will be colourfully decorated with flags and other traditional items from each country. You’ll come across natives dressed in typical costumes, lots of music and dancing and you’ll also have the chance to purchase products and delicious food from each country.

The following countries and regions will be taking part in this year’s fair and will all have their own stands: Germany, Australia, Argentina, Andalucia, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba,  Egypt, Extremadura, France, Belgium,  Finland, Greece, Galicia, Hawaii, Jamaica, Great Britain,  Ireland, India, Galicia, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Peru, Asturias, Basque Country, Portugal,  Dominican Republic, Madrid, Valencian Community, Bulgaria,  Uruguay and Venezuela.

Delicious Food at the International People's Fair in Fuengirola

Just look at all the yummy food available at the fair…

Make sure you don’t miss the traditional street parade which will take place on Saturday 2nd May at 11:00 am. All the countries exhibiting at the fair will be taking part; it promises to be a fun spectacle full of colour, music and dancing :-)

If you’re planning on visiting the ‘Feria Internacional de los Pueblos’ and are looking for some great value accommodation for the weekend, make sure you visit the Sunset Beach Club website where you’ll be able to check availability 8-)

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