The city of Pamplona counts down the hours until the start of the festivities of San Fermin 2023whose attendance figures such as hotel occupancy, finally recover the levels prior to the covid-19 pandemic.
After the recovery, albeit with precautions, of the Sanfermines in 2021 after two years without being celebrated due to the pandemic, these will be holidays marked by a return to normality, except that they will be held in the middle of the campaign for the July 23 elections.
Thus, at 12:00 on July 6, the president of Osasuna, Luis Sabalza, will light the fuse of the chupinazo announcing the festivities and twelve hours later will begin an electoral campaign that for the first time will coincide in part with the Sanfermines.
THE STREET, THE TRUE PROTAGONIST
For yet another year, the street will be the main setting for the San Fermín festivities in July 6 to 14dates on which they have been scheduled 542 official acts300 of them of a musical nature, both the concerts in the Plaza de los Fueros, the Plaza del Castillo or the Compañía as well as street performances with bagpipers, txistularis, rondallas or bands.