Today, Thursday, August 29, commemoration of the Martyrdom of San Juan Bautista, the Association of Meigas of the Bonfires of San Juan de La Coruña will begin a new exercise of activities that will It will last until the end of next June, having as its central axis the acts of the Noite da Queima, on the magical night of San Juan.
The events planned for today, day 29, will take place in the Church of the Third Order where, at 7:00 p.m., a Mass will be celebrated in which Carmen Mª No Varela, Meiga de Honor of the HOGUERAS-1995, will present the offering before the image of the Saint and then the older and children’s Meigas, as well as the President of the Association will make a floral offering. p>
Subsequently, in the Multipurpose Hall of the Military Historical Museum, an institutional event will be held where the Association of Meigas of the Bonfires of San Juan, on behalf of the Promoter Commission, will impose the Distinctive meigas medals, in different categories, to Meigas Mayores, Meigas Mayores Infantiles and Meigas de Honor of previous editions, as well as the medals of the new directors.
In the course of this act, a souvenir will be delivered to the cartoonist José Manuel Esteban Guijarro, author of the poster of the HOGUERAS of the last two editions.