The Caja Mediterraneo Region of Murcia Trophy was presented today at the Cartagena Town Hall. The scheduled racing starts next Tuesday, but the Public Village opens tomorrow (Saturday) on the dockside of Cartagena, offering free access to all of the excitement and information which supports the 2010 Audi MedCup Circuit.
This morning Cartagena Town Hall hosted the official presentation for the Caja Mediterráneo Region of Murcia Trophy. The presentation was attended by the Deputy Mayor of Cartagena, José Vicente Albaladejo; Antonio Peñalver, the Director General for Sports of the Region of Murcia; Enrique Carrión, Companies Territorial Director for Caja Mediterráneo; and Fernando Iñigo, Marketing and Communications Director for Grupo Santa Mónica Sports.
All of the morning’s speakers highlighted the success the event has enjoyed over the last two years in Cartegena, not just in sports terms but also and especially on the social and promotional side for both Cartagena and the Region of Murcia.
Nine days of non-stop entertainment
The Audi MedCup Public Village opens tomorrow in Cartagena, and will offer non-stop entertainment for the visitors from 12 to 00h everyday until Sunday, August 29. The shore-side action continues all the way through the regatta with shows each day which include magic, carnivals and all different types of music, as well as the interactive winching and driving simulators, the kids’ soft play adventure and boating area.
On racing days there giant screens in the Public Village show all the racing action live from the course areas, with an informative dock-in show after racing.
The daily programme includes:
22:00 Carnival show
22:00 Improvisation show
22:00 Gymnastics show
22:00 Roman show
22:00 Magic show
22:00 Jazz concert “Jazz Menor Band”
22:00 Cuban music concert
22:00 Rock concert “Moe’s Bar Band”
17:30 Prize giving ceremony
22:00 Closing show
Among the competitions which allow the public to see the skills and strengths of the sailors up close, there is a daily grinder competition as well as daily remote control boat racing between the teams, and after Friday’s coastal race the winning team have a public weigh-in.