AXARQUIA businesses are pulling out all the stops for Easter.

As well as the usual celebrations, The Association of Velez-Malaga has launched their annual window dressing competition.

The event, now in its sixth year, was officially launched today with the theme of ‘Easter and Trade’.

All shops with public windows are being encouraged to take part and there are no limits for the displays.

First prize is a €150 gift certificate, a hand carved sculpture as second prize and a €50 voucher as thrid prize.

Contestants must display their window creations until March 31.

Judges will decide the winner on March 22.