24 Dec, 2019 @ 08:07
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Festive fun and free food at Costa Blanca feria, hundreds involved


FORMENTERA del Segura celebrated its local food and culture at the town’s 11th annual Christmas market, earlier this month.

The Mari Luz Dance School performed a number of routines, keeping the hundreds watching entertained in the December chill.

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The event marks the beginning of the festive frivolities in the town, in the run-up to the Three Kings festival in the New Year.

As well as the traditional nativity display, local butchers, bakers and delicatessens promoted their wares, with a few free samples thrown in, too.

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“We make sure we’re here every year, Christmas is such a wonderful time in Formentera,” said British expat Peter Corner, from Liverpool.

“This kicks off the festive season for us, and it’s very important to support local business, too.”

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