WATCH: Policemen’s musical turn to bring a little cheer to family under lockdown in Spain’s Mallorca

GESTURE: The officer had heard the family are going through a particularly tough time. CREDIT: Sindicato Unificado de Policia Illes Balears Twitter @SUPBaleares

A musical turn by a Mallorca policemen brought a little cheer to one family in Manacor.

After his colleague told him the children were going through a particularly tough time due to the coronavirus crisis the officer decided to do what he could to put a smile back on their faces.

The officer and his motorbike patrol partner pulled up in front of the family home on Sunday lunchtime and to the delight of the family and neighbours pulled out a Mallorcan drum and flute and played a traditional song from Manacor’s annual Sant Antoni fiesta.

Sant Antoni is the town’s most important festivity of the year and is synonymous with fun and happiness.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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