A total of 18 countries participated today at the Third Meeting of intercultural Migration held in Huércal-Overa, with a ceremony in which the gastronomy, music, dancing and conviviality were the main protagonists. Participating countries were: Argentina, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, Morocco, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Dominican Republic, Senegal, Venezuela , Ukraine, Belgium and Spain.
Mayor, Domingo Fernández, along with the councilman of Social Welfare, Monica Sanchez, and the mayor Emilio Perez were responsible for welcoming the hundreds of attendees at the opening ceremony.
Fernandez was pleased to "for the third year to celebrate this day in which all who are part of society huercalense participate and show our cuisines, traditions and culture, can learn more countries of birth of many of our neighbors "and said that precisely the cuisine of all will be the protagonist of a book to be published in the coming months and which already works from the Consistory.
The assessment by the attendees has been positive, as well as to learn more the roots of these neighbors enjoyed a pleasant day together, the City Council continues to bet on this event "which this year have added new countries, opening the doors of course to anyone who wants to be part of it. We are very pleased with how the day has passed and especially because once again we have given shows that in Huércal-Overa we have all the opportunities mimas, We are all children of this town, although some birth but of heart, and unites the feeling for our town ", He detailed the council area, Monica Sanchez.
The meeting has also raised funds for two causes, on the one hand the donations neighbors have wanted to do, as food and entrance was free, They have been deposited in a piggy banks to benefit the Huércal-Overa Association Without Borders working in Nicaragua where they have a dining room and also a scholarship program for students. The second cause is the Lions Club who have been responsible for managing the bar drinks, management that befell them in a drawing held among the various associations of the municipality Health.
United Nations proclaimed 18 December International Migrants Day, considering the high number of people in that situation in the world and the interest of the international community for the protection of their human rights and fundamental freedoms. Huércal-Overa has become for years in a multicultural society with a total of fifty-seven nationalities. The celebration of this day in the city and a reference mark.