Las Candelas Paramotor Festival

Las Candelas

The first big paramotor event of 2013 takes place in the far south west of Spain on the weekend of 2nd and 3rd of February. In it’s 17th year Las Candelas has become a firm favourite on the European scene with pilots travelling from all over to enjoy some early season flying combined with a traditional spanish welcome. The event is held to coincide with the village of La Pueblo de los Infantes’ annual Candelas festival. Said to have started as a way of inviting suitable suiters for the villages eligible singles from the surrounding countryside, it now involves the lighting of great fires and a warm welcome in the villages numerous bars.

The festival site sits on the shores of Embaise de Jose Toran

The festival site sits on the shores of Embaise de Jose Toran

The flying event itself takes place a few kilometres out of town on the shores of the lake. As well as the chance to get some flying in there is also a tent with trade stands with most of the Spanish brands displaying their latest products. For pilots travelling from abroad their should me motors and wings for hire. The event costs just €20 euros to register which includes flying, meals at the event and even shared accommodation. There will also be a photography competition and a flying fancy dress competition.

More information and inscriptions at www.lascandelasparamotores.com

Night time festivities

Night time festivities

 

Otro año más estamos a punto de llegar a esta cita ya clásica que son “Las Candelas 2013”. Este año se celebra la XVII edición del evento que, a pesar de la crisis, celebraremos los días 2 y 3 de febrero. Quería comunicaros que este año, los precios para la inscripción al evento será solo de 20€ con el derecho a la utilización de las zonas de vuelo además de comidas local con calefacción para dormir.

A pesar de que la crisis no nos deja, vamos a seguir viéndonos un año más en esta cita que el año que viene cumplirá su mayoría de edad y queremos invitaros a que os disfracéis tanto pilotos como acompañantes y demos un punto de color a esta época gris por la que pasamos. Tenemos suculentos premios.
Nos vemos en La Puebla de los Infantes.
Un abrazo.
Paco Burgos

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