Last night was held the closing ceremony of the XVIII International Folklore Festival Villa de Ingenio " Solidarity Exhibition of the people" in a place, Plaza de La Candelaria, nicely decorated with canarian elements for the national and international cultural embassies that have participated in this edition.
On this occasion, for the first time and exclusively in this edition, the municipal musical band Sociedad Musical Villa de Ingenio joined in the opening act. Then, the Municipal School of Dance and the singer Pedro Manuel Afonso participated together in the interpretation of Nessun Dorma by Puccini, to then receive different flags which remained until the end of the show on the top of the Plaza de La Candelaria. While they placed the flags on the top, the singer was singing "Sombras del Nublo" by Néstor Álamo.
Then came the colorful and international folk show which started with a performance of Songs and Dances of Ingenio (Coros y Danzas de Ingenio). The host group, representing the different assocciations of the Village, began his performance with verses by four children who belonged to the Improvised Verse School "Juanico Nuez" that firstly started with "Seguidillas de Santo Domingo" and danced the "Polka del Capotín", theses last songs were danced by adult groups.