1941: the last year without a fair in Malaga | BE Malaga | Today for Today Malaga

This year Malaga is running out of the August fair. The pandemic has forced the authorities to suspend it. Since its creation in 1887, on the occasion of the celebration of the IV centenary of the conquest of the city by the Catholic Monarchs, the event has become a milestone in the city’s festive calendar along with Easter and Carnival. But the Malaga Fair has not been immune to historical events since the end of the 19th century. War conflicts, economic crisis and serious health problems have led to its suspension throughout history

The last time a fair had to be closed in the city was in 1941. A typhus epidemic forced the festivities to be canceled due to the spread of the epidemic. The Malaga writer and popularizer, Salvador Valverde, tells it on the radio

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