By Cathy Elelman • 08 September 2020 • 12:06
SOUND CHECK: Municipal music school teachers test the future venue’s acoustics
CREDIT: Ayuntamiento de Albox Facebook @aytodealbox
THE curtain could go up for the first time at Albox’s new concert venue at Christmas, according to the local Mayor.
Francisco Torrecillas has reported that works at the Agua y Salud centre on converting what was a gymnasium into a spacious, municipal concert hall are progressing well.
The stage is already finished. Efforts are currently concentrated on putting down new flooring in the 600sqm space.
Last Friday meanwhile teachers from the municipal music school did the first sound test at the future venue.
“We’ve done it, the acoustics are good”, Torrecillas wrote on the council Facebook page, adding that he believed a Festive Season inauguration is quite possible.
The Mayor also revealed that the project’s €500,000 budget includes a €250,000 subsidy from the Almeria provincial council to acquire moveable theatre seats, which will be stored behind the stage.
“This historic lack is coming to its end”, Torrecillas posted.
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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.
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