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Multicultural Feria de los Pueblos returns to Fuengirola for 25th edition

Multicultural festival will promote folklore of 30 countries.
Multicultural festival will promote folklore of 30 countries. / T. B.
  • The fair, which continues until Sunday, takes place on the fairground in Fuengirola and offers a taste of the cultural and gastronomic customs of Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa

Fuengirola is hosting the Feria Internacíonal de los Pueblos this week. The popular multicultural festival, which is celebrating its twenty-fifth edition this year, will highlight the folklore of more than 30 countries, plus six regions of Spain.

The fair, which began on Wednesday and continues until Sunday 5 May, takes place on the fairground in Fuengirola and will offer a taste of the cultural and gastronomic customs of Europe, South America, Asia, Australia and Africa.

The casetas, which are open daily from 1pm until 3am, are a haven for foodies, who can sample an array diverse gastronomic specialties and exotic drinks prepared with all the flavours and colours of far off lands.

Live music will include reggae, jazz, rock and roll, calypso and ranchero, while lovers of dance will enjoy traditional world dance performances featuring Arabic and Indian folk dance, Argentinian tango and flamenco.

The festival is one of the biggest multicultural festivals in Malaga and it attracts thousands of visitors from all over the province, many of whom dress in traditional costume, or as famous celebrities and heads of state.

An official programme, which includes a map of the fairground and the casetas, can be obtained from the town hall or from the tourist offices.

For more information, visit www.fuengirola.es