Minister Mrs. Nerea Melgosa participates in the patron saint festivities of Elciego-Zieko
- Encourages the youth of Rioja-Alavesa to “enjoy healthy, egalitarian and fun festivals in which any sexist reference is left out”
Zieko-Elciego (Araba, Basque Country), 2023 09 08
Mrs Nerea Melgosa, Minister of Equality, Justice and Social Policies of the Basque Government, has participated, together with Mayor Juan Carlos Uribe, in the patron saint festivities of Elciego-Zieko in honor of the "Virgin of the Plaza". The Minister has encouraged young people to “enjoy healthy, egalitarian and fun parties in which any sexist reference is left out.”
At noon, Mrs Melgosa witnessed and participated in the transfer of the "Virgen de la Plaza-Square Virgin", together with the municipal corporation and territorial representatives, the Elciego-Zieko Dance Group, Pipers and Music Band group. After the mass in the church of San Andrés, the “Sailburu” (Minister, in basque language) has joined the procession of the Virgin of Plaza to the Hermitage.
Mrs Nerea Melgosa has taken advantage of her presence in the Rioja-Alavesa town to exchange impressions with retired and elderly people from the town.