Originally scheduled to take place from 8-12 May the City Council has not been able to meet the deadlines to formalise the contract, and as such the Councillor for Fiestas, Domingo Pérez, told the media at a press conference on Tuesday that the celebration of the Sevillanas Fair 2019 will now take place from Wednesday 29 May 29 to Sunday 2 June.
Perez said that he regretted the change, since at the beginning it was proposed that the date was set between May 8 and 12, but he wanted to make it clear that “it is not due to any major drama, but to administrative needs”.
He explained that the city machinery is very slow and that the government team has not been able to meet the deadlines to formalise the contract in a timely manner as a result of new additions to the agreement that were not included last year.
Perez concluded by stating that “we have chosen this date because it gives us the assurance that the signing of the contract can now be formalised in time.”
The cost of the Sevillanas Fair in 2019 has been set at 141,000 euros.