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Tel: 96 670 10 60 Fax: 96 670 10 37 E-mail: Web: Tuesday, July 17th 2012 - Edition 438 SEE TV ON PAGES 63, 64 & 65 HABANERAS AND FRIED FISH BYTHE SEA O N FRIDAY evening the Playa de la Cura and the promenade behind the beach were packed with an estimated 8,000 people enjoying the sounds of the 20th ‘Habaneras on the Beach’ concert. Seven choirs took part this year each performing three habaneras except the last group, ‘Brea y Sol’ who performed four. This most popular of events acts as a curtain raiser to the main inter-national Habaneras competition taking place between the 23rd and the 29th of this month in the Eras de Sal open-air auditorium. This year it has also fallen during the celebrations for the Virgen de Carmen Fiesta with the town full of holidaymakers. There was a major change in the organisation of the event this year as well. The stage had been moved from its usual position at the eastern end of the beach on the sand itself and had been erected on the promenade adjacent to the Kiosco de Tintero at one end of the refurbished paseo. The audience occupied the beach below as usual and the Continued on page 4


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