Above 200 people Andalusia fight not to become 'zombies' in an event that combines innovation and tradition, leisure and tourism.
The territorial delegate of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, Miguel Angel Lopez Tortosa, today unveiled Walking Dead Cantoria, an event organized by young users Guadalinfo Cantoria center in collaboration with his council, companies in the region and Paintball Supervivientes, which will take place next 31 October in this municipality. In it have registered more than 200 people in Andalusia, that through various tests RPGs live on the streets and public spaces cantorianos, They will have to avoid a zombie mission.
During the presentation the delegate have accompanied the mayor of Cantoria, Purification Sanchez; Local agent Guadalinfo innovation center Cantoria, Andrés Carrillo; one of the young promoters Walking Dead Cantoria, Juan Pedro Jara, Veronica addition Valderrama, company manager Paintball Supervivientes.
Miguel Angel Tortosa Guadalinfo recalled that the network is driven by the Andalusian government in collaboration with provincial councils and town halls of municipalities with less than 20.000 people, and noted that "acts as a real dynamic engine of social life, cultural and economic life of our peoples. Walking Dead Cantoria is an example of how Guadalinfo can convert its users into protagonists of socioeconomic change on its territory, to recover the heritage and history, promote tourism and even create businesses and jobs ".
Terror has been theme of several events (Haunted house, Halloween, Chestnut Festival ...) that they have been carried out in collaboration with the Center Guadalinfo Cantoria in the last five years, as his agent has told local innovation, Andrés Carrillo. The first projects on terror in the town were born within the Guadalinfo center Cantoria together two generations, recovering scary stories and legends of their elders, with the help of young users of the town. So, through the Council of Sages, the boys recorded their testimonies and were collecting them to give way theater.
These early events have evolved to become a macro-activity to which traders have joined the district municipality and the City of Cantoria, to provide support for security, logistics, use of municipal infrastructure to prepare the activity and accommodation of participants and promoting activity among the shops and catering establishments in the municipality, as he has detailed its mayor, Purification Sanchez.
Also, He has aroused the entrepreneurial spirit of a group of young users, whose next challenge creating a future active tourism company would have five workers, to take advantage of business opportunities in this sector in the region. "We are a group of young people from the region to which we like sports and activities like that we will do in a few days. We are starting to look for what suits us associative formula to create an active tourism company performing an activity that we like ", He explained Juan Pablo Jara.
For his part, Survivors Paintball manager, Gérgal based company with eight years of experience in active tourism, He explained that actively collaborates with the group of young organizers Walking Dead Cantoria, providing them with ideas and giving them support in logistics and marketing, for example with the creation of the event website, www.walkingdeadcantoria.com. Those interested can register on this page or by calling 615188550 the 691817665.
The red Guadalinfo, managed by the Consorcio Fernando de los Rios (on behalf of the eight provincial councils and the Andalusian), It provides ICT services and training in digital skills, advising users on their projects and collective initiatives promoting social revitalization, Community awareness and promotion of the environment. They act on employability, digital literacy, promoting innovative culture, citizen participation, Improving the quality of life, venture, Business digitization and eGovernment. Almeria this work is from 102 requested centers, who they have already organized around 3.663 activities in the first half of the year.