Festes de la Rosa 2016 Festival Celebrations in Benitachell

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This years Festes del la Rosa program has now been released and is expected to be as follows:

Saturday 30 April

10:00 h.: Mass in honor of San Luis.

11:30 h.: ‘La Gran Fiesta’ theater play by Drac Màgic Theatre Company  to be performed through the streets of the village.

15:30 h.: Valencia Ball game at the Cantó de Bufó.

18:30 h.: Passacaglia and gathering of festival committee accompanied by Santa Maria Magdalena marching band from Benitatxell.

19:30 h.: Offering of flowers to Virgen de la Rosa accompanied by the bands “Colla the Llebetjà” and “l’Agrupació Musicomunicipal Sta. Maria Magdalena”. Then, dance performance by Morro Falqui at Church Square.

00:00 h.: Wonder Big Band Danceat Nueva Sq.

Sunday 1 May

08:00 h.: Firecracker awakening.

10:00 h.: Gathering of festival committee accompanied by Santa Maria Magdalena marching band from Benitatxell.

11:00 h.: Departure of blessed bread from the chapel to the church.

11:30 h.: Mass in honor of Virgin de la Rosa sung by the parish choir.

20:00 h.: Solemn procession in honor of the Virgin de la Rosa, San Pancracio Martir and San Luis Gonzaga. Then, fireworks show.

00:00 h.: Bazaar night at Dénia St.

Monday 2 May

08:00 h.: Awakening and gathering of the Festival committee 2016 members.

10:45 h.: Bouncy castles at Jose Antonio St.

12:00 h.: Mass in honor of San Pancracio Martir.

13:15 h.: Roosters race at Jose Antonio St.

14:00 h.: Paella lunch at Jose Antonio St. and Mayor St.

16:00 h.: Cards Championship at Social Center organized by l’Association of Jubilats i Pensionistes.

18:00 h.: Performance of theLímite trio at Jose Antonio St.

Saturday 7 May

14:00 h.: Paellas contest at José Antonio St.

17:00 h.: Costume parade through the streets of the town with the Xaranga Batuxaranga.

18:00 h.: Street music at Jose Antonio St.

19:30 h.: Free snacks for everyone

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April 2016 Benissa Fiesta Program

Lots of fun for all the family in Benissa this next week. The program for Benissa´s 2016 April Fiestas is as follows;

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FRIDAY 22 APRIL

22:30 h.: Coronation Day and Pato Orquestra show and dance at Paseo Dolores Piera.

SATURDAY 23 APRIL: DAY OF THE OFFERING

19.00 h.: Gathering at Convent Sq. of the participants in the offering of flowers to begin the parade to the Parish Church, accompanied by a flute and drums and brass bands.

19:00 h.: Performance of L’Esbart Dansaire dance group accompanied by flute and drums bands at Rei Jaume I Sq.

19:30 h.: Offering of flowers to the Puríssima Xiqueta and imposition of medals to the festival committee

00:30 h.: Fireworks show by Pyrotechnics Dragón.

01:00 h.: Performance of “La Fiesta” band

02:00 h.: Performance of the group “Siniestro Total”

SUNDAY 24 APRIL

11:30 h.: Holy Mass and Sermon in honor of the Puríssima Xiqueta

14:00 h.: Firecrackers show

19:00 h.: Solemn procession in honor of the Puríssima Xiqueta and fireworks show.

00:30 h.: “Eventime” Musical show

MONDAY 25 APRIL

11:30 h.: Holy Mass and Sermon in honor of the Puríssima Xiqueta

14:00 h.: Firecracker show

18:30 h.: Parade of floats

20:00 h.: DIVERPEQUES Children’s show by Eventime

00:00 h.: Traditional hail to Puríssima Xiqueta at the former home of Joan Vives

00:30 h.: Firecracker show and then performance of Seven Crashers Big Band and Titanic

TUESDAY 26 APRIL

14:00 h.: Fraternity lunch of sandwiches and sausages by “Galan” to be held at Rei Jaume I Sq.

18:00 h.: Comedy parade with popular participation, batucada music and brass bands.

22:00 h.. Rock night with the performance of groups: Egalité, Boikot, Itaca Band, Mai Mai and then DJ Son.

WEDNESDAY 27, THURSDAY 28 and FRIDAY 29 APRIL

18:30 h.: Cow release

19:00 h.: Cow release

23:30 h.: Cow release and bullfighting for children

SATURDAY 30 APRIL

14:00 h.: Giant Paella in Dolores Piera Park

16.30 h.: Dance and party with La Tribu Big Band in Dolores Piera Park

19:00 h.: Release of cows

21:30 h.: Pirámide disco show

23:30 h.: Release of cows.