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Now in its 12th year, Saloufest brings together 8,000 students from the UK and Ireland for a “sports tour”.There’s sports, yes. But more importantly, perhaps, there is drinking.
OK — A lot of drinking.
And despite some local reservations, the event may be a blessing for the town’s economy in the troubled country.
Given the dire straits in the Spanish economy, that money is welcomed by local business owners, who are usually out-of-season this time of year.
Local authorities are hoping that this year a stronger official presence could hope to end some of the tour's previous excesses.
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