The Councilor for Celebrations, Maria Teresa Puig, has released the details of the show and Christmas story ‘Toledo has a star’ which will be screened on January 3 and 4, Monday and Tuesday, at Puerta de Bisagra. As explained by the municipal responsible for Celebrations, four screenings have been scheduled each day starting at 7:00 p.m., that is, ‘Toledo has a star’ will be screened at 7:00 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. :15 hours. On this occasion, the show will tell the story of Alfonso X the Wise being a child prince and his magical relationship with the Magi of the East through literature.
Accompanied by the production director of Acciona Ingeniería Cultural, Juan antonio aranda, the councilor for Celebrations has indicated that this Christmas story is aimed at the youngest of the family, starring a young prince “who likes to have fun and read books, becoming Alfonso X the Wise.”
The show ‘Toledo has a star’ will be screened at the Puerta de Bisagra on January 3 and 4 with four daily shows each afternoon
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In this sense, Maria Teresa Puig has advanced that the scriptwriters have worked from a didactic and educational perspective, including historical connotations and values such as coexistence, tolerance and harmony between cultures, with a clear nod to the Toledo of the thirteenth century, that is, to the city of Alfonso X the Wise on the eighth centenary of his birth.
Likewise, the mayor has pointed out that the show has special sound effects and an original soundtrack, exclusive for this project, in addition to using an inclusive language and applying narrative equity in terms of the gender of the characters.
For its part, Juan antonio aranda He has commented that ‘Toledo has a star’ is a multimedia show with projections, special effects and a soundtrack, capable of turning a passive structure such as the Puerta de Bisagra into a large screen and narrator of the show. «This Christmas we have taken as the protagonist a little prince who writes a letter to the Magi of the East when a halo of golden light appears before him; they are the Magi, who ask him where the star of the East is, the prince explores in the books of the library to find it and from here everything that happens will be a surprise, “he said.
Traffic cuts and security measures
On the other hand, Maria Teresa Puig has advanced traffic cuts in the Puerta de Bisagra area on January 3 and 4 from 6:30 p.m. until the eviction of the public of the last screening, which will be screened at 9:15 p.m.
The traffic cuts They will affect Paseo Merchán from the Alfonso VI roundabout, as well as Carrera and Cardenal Tavera streets. To access the venue for spectators, it will be mandatory to wear a mask and maintain physical distance between families, a series of recommendations that will be announced over the public address system. The development of the show will have Local Police.
“We are talking about a show in the open air and in a large space, however we must be responsible individually; there are enough days and passes to enjoy this Christmas story with responsibility and security, “he concluded.