The City Council of Elda, through the Department of Youth, organizes a program of activities for the celebration, on May 20, of Geek Pride Day. The Councilor for Youth, Anabel García, accompanied by Izam Pina, president of the Local Youth Council, explained that “it is an initiative aimed at youth in general and geek culture in particular. It is a celebration in which everyone can show their passion for cinema, series, comics or video games”.
The mayor has specified that the proposals of the Department of Youth are “a cosplay contest, a game of Pasapalabra, a gymkhana and a marathon of board games. All these activities will be focused on the geek world and will take place in the Plaza de la Ficia, on May 20 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
For his part, Izam Pina has indicated that “our activity will take place on May 28, starting at 5:00 p.m. at the Civic and Youth Center. It has been organized with the support of the Department of Youth and includes different activities such as video games, board games, Star Wars assembly workshops, etc. We encourage all young people to participate in these activities and also to get involved in youth associations. The goal is for youth to get going and be the main focus of policies in our city.”