Murcia will once again become the national capital of table games on March 14 and 15.
'MurciaJuega 2020' will take place in Halls 1 and 2 and in the courtyard of the Artillery Barracks of Murcia and will offer different novelties.
The Councilor for Sustainable Mobility, Rebeca Pérez, accompanied by Gustavo Vidal and César Nebot, members of the El Duende Association, promoter of the event, has presented the second edition of the event that will increase its dimensions.
In addition to offering a place in Hall 1 where attendees can enjoy and get to know the board games, 16 publishers will participate, two of them from Murcia, a multitude of authors, illustrators and personalities related to this world.
During both days, tournaments of games such as Catan, Carcassonne, Virus, Warhammer 40k will be developed and in the parade ground, tournaments and skill games workshops such as Cornhole, Crokinole, Molkky or Kubb will be held.
One of the main innovations, a pioneer at the national level, will be the celebration of a day on the use of board games in the educational field aimed at teachers that will take place on Saturday, March 14 in Hall 2.
In 'MurciaJuega Educando' professionals of national level, will offer talks to publicize the benefits of the use of board games in the classroom.
Thus, Julia Iriarte and Ruth Cerdán, psychologists and disseminators of alternative leisure of 'Bam!
Alternative family leisure ';
Pablo Garaizar of the University of Deusto;
Ascension Square Round and Isabel María Sanz Hidalgo of 'Editales';
and Murcian professor Antonio Jiménez.
In addition, demonstration workshops will be held throughout the day and among the assistant teachers will play games for the corresponding educational centers.
To attend you must register for free until March 7 on the web http://murciajuega.es since places are limited
In addition, this year the consolidation of the Table Game Prototype Creation Contest, whose participation bases can be consulted in the social networks of the event, is sought.
Another novelty will be more than 15 people will direct role-playing games simultaneously in a space composed of 15 tables.
Throughout the event, family workshops will be held and publishers will demonstrate new games thanks to the collaboration of volunteers from different board games associations such as El Duende, the Club of Meeple, Paparajotes Frikis, Playing Between Everyone in Cartagena, 3Almas from Almería, AJMO from Orihuela.
Until March 13, you can participate in the raffle of several board games following the social networks of the event, @murciajuega on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
The Councilor for Sustainable Mobility and Youth, Rebeca Pérez, explained that "MurciaJuega was born to help clean up leisure and be a meeting point for families and fans of board games of all ages. The success of the last edition has shown that we have to continue betting on this event and thus position Murcia at the forefront of table games nationwide. "
In 2019, more than 2,500 people visited the Cagigal Pavilion where the first edition of 'MurciaJuega' was developed and where 6 national publishers of table games were present.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia