Sant Bartomeu, Sitges `Festa Major´

from 18.08.2017 to 26.08.2017.

Festivities & activities

 

 

18/08
Due to the three days of official mourning, declared by the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia as a result of the recent attacks in Catalonia, the official events of the Festa Major programed from today Friday to Sunday, are postponed. Sunday afternoon’s children’s events are the only ones that remain effective.

 

Inauguration of the `Barraques´

La Fragata
19:30h

 

Afterwards,
Concert: `Pacosan´, `Mazoni´ and  `Smoking Soul´

 

Appointment of Ignasi Maria Muntaner, as Favourite son of Sitges.
Ajuntament

Pl. Ajuntament, s/n
20:30h

 

Sound party
With DJ’s Tillo, Render, La Palmera Torta Selectors and Nin b2b Carlos López
.
La Fragata (Area of Barraques)
23:30h

 

 

19/08
Concerts: Judit Neddermann and Joan Rovira

La Fragata (Area of Barraques)
19:30h

 

Afterwards,

Concerts: `Green Valley´, `Itaca Band´, `Ebri Knight´ and Dj SendO.
La Fragata (Area of Barraques)

 

 

20/08
Children’s party

By the Sitges puppet company  `La Tija´ accompanied by the band  `Eufagis´.
El Retiro Gardens
C/ Àngel Vidal, 17
10:30h

 

Acoustic Concert
With Sergi Ramírez and Marc Llorià
El Retiro Gardens
C/ Àngel Vidal, 17
12:00h

 

Dressing up the Gegants Moros
La-hia and Fa-luch
In front of the Palau del Rei Moro
C/ d’en Bosc, 10
18:30h

 

Searching for the `Gegants de la Vila´, `Gegants Americanos´, `El Drac´ and `L’Àliga´.
In front of the Escorxador

C/ Joan Maragall, 36
19:00h
Afterwards parade to the Town Hall.
Route: Onze de Setembre, Port de n’Anlegre, Davallada and d’en Bosch

 

Concerts: `Segonamà´, `Seguirem´, `Buhos´ and Dj OGT
La Fragata (Area of Barraques)
20:00h

 

Open air Cinema
Film: ` La La Land sing along´
With the Show of Carrusel del Prado
Hort de Can Falç
Carreró de Can Falç, s/n
22:00h
Price: 10€
Tickets sale: CasinoPrado (C/Francesc Gumà, 6-14) and La Botiga de la Bel (C/ Sant Josep, 36)

 

 

21/08
Inaguration of Sant Bartomeu Image Exhibition

By the parish priest Mn. Josep Pausas
Home of standard-bearer, Ramon Soler Fernández
C/ Joan Maragall, 36
18:00h
After the inaguration, the exhibition will remain open to 21:00h

 

Reading of the Festa Major Satiric Address by David Lanau Arias (Ratxu) and presentation of the `Pubilla´ and the `Hereu´ of the Sitges

In front of the Palau del Rei Moro
C/ d’en Bosc, 10
19:00h

 

`Havaneres´ concert  and rum `cremat´
Group: `Pescadors de l’Escala´
Sant Sebastià Beach
20:00h

 

`Festa Major´ Opening Address
By the  theatre group `Les Veïnes´
Pl. de l’Ajuntament
The opening address wil be broadcasted from La Fragata.
22:00h

 

 

22/08
Exhibition of Sant Bartomeu image

C/ Joan Maragall, 36
11:00h-13:00h / 17:00h-20:00h

 

Festa Major Vermouth
And live music with the band `Carles Belda & Joan Garriga´
Ateneu Popular de Sitges
C/ Sol, 2
13:00h

 

Presentation of the Flag
Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecla Parish Church

Pl. del Baluard, s/n.
20:30h
Afterwards, Poems recital and Sant Bartomeu religious singing, and parade to the president’s home with the musical band Suburband.
Route: Baluard, Pl. de l’Ajuntament, Major, Cap de la Vila, Jesús, Francesc Gumà, Hort Gran, Av. de les Flors, Sol, Camí de la Fita and Estalvi.

 

Young Night
Performance: Dj’s Miku, nOgs  and the Dj’s from Espai Jove
Hort de Can Falç
Carreró de Can Falç, s/n
21:00h

 

When  arriving the flag,
Party night Majorenca
With Popular Dinner and concert: ` El Duet ´
Pl. Catalunya
Price: 5€
Tickets sale: Pastisseria Calderón (Av. Camí de la Fita, 28), Perruqueria Ojeda C/Estalvi, 7), Cafeteria La Placeta (Av. Camí de la Fita, 10), Fusteria Joan Yll (Ptge. Pau Benazet, 8) and La Botiga de la Bel (C/ Sant Josep, 36)

 

 

23/08
The Eve

 

Exhibition of Sant Bartomeu image
C/ Joan Maragall, 36
10:30h-12:30h / 17:00h- Until arrival of the Cívic procession

 

Entrance of the gralla players
Route: Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Major and Pl. de l’Ajuntament
12:00h

 

Firing of the 21 mortars and bell ringing
La Fragata Beach
14:00h

 

`Sardanes´ dancing
Cobla Maricel
Cap de la Vila
14:00h

 

Entremesos and traditional dances street parade.
Accompanied by the musical band Suburband. When they reach Cap de la Vila, the Moixiganga will offer a complete performance.
Pl. de l’Ajuntament
14:00h

 

Human towers performance
By Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges
Cap de la Vila
18:00h

 

Civic Procession
Route: Estalvi, Cardenal Vidal i Barraquer, Verge de la Llum, Trav. Àngel Guimerà, Àngel Guimerà, Ctra. de les Costes, Aragó, Sant Honorat, Pompeu Fabra, Felip Massó, Mas i Fontdevila, Onze de Setembre, Port de n’Alegre, Fonollar and Baluard.
19:00h

 

Fireworks display
By Isidre Pañella Virella, from Pirotècnia Igual SA
La Fragata
23:00h

 

Calm Fireworks 
Some chairs will be displayed by Pg. de la Ribera (in front of Pic-Nic) and  glass of cava.
Price: 5€. Free entrance for people with reduce mobility
Ticket sales: Paradeta Comissió (Cap de la Vila) and Tourist Office (Pl. Eduard Maristany, 2)

 

After fireworks display,
Traditional dance groups will dance their way down the Punta stairs from the church
Parade to Monument El Greco and back to C/ Nou.

 

Afterwards,
Late night open-air Sardana dance
Cobla Sitgetana
Cap de la Vila

 

Afterwards, Festa Major Open-Air Dance
With Dj’s: Dj’s Lagarto and Kimberly i Clark
Pg. de la Ribera

 

 

24/08
Sant Bartomeu, Sitges Patron saint

 

Early morning parade
Route: Baluard, Fonollar, Baluard Vidal i Quadras, Port de n’Alegre, Rafael Llopart, Sant Damià, Sant Sebastià, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Josep, Espalter, Pl. del Pou Vedre, Parellades, Cap de la Vila, Major and Pl. de l’Ajuntament.
06:00h

 

Service held in honor of Parton Saint Bartomeu
Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecla Parish Church

Pl. del Baluard, s/n
10:30h

 

Once the Services is over,
Exodus from Service
Musical parade with Musical band. Performances by all the dance groups and their respective musicians along with the cobla Sitgetana (popular Catalan instrumental group) and the band Suburband.
Afterwards, the band will perform  `Els Segadors´, Catalonia national hymn.

 

Immediately afterwards,
Human towers performance
By Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges
Pl. de l’Ajuntament

 

Immediately afterwards,
Concerts-vermuth of  Festa Major
Casino Prado Gardens. C/ Francesc Gumà, 6-14. `Agrupació Musical Suburband´ concert
El Retiro Gardens.  C/ Àngel Vidal, 17. `Cobla Maricel´ concert

 

Procession in honor of Saint Bartomeu
Route: Baluard, Fonollar, Sant Joan, Davallada, Barcelona, Santiago Rusiñol, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Pg. de la Ribera, Nou, Major, Pl. de l’Ajuntament and Baluard.
19:30h

 

When the procession arrives,
Entrance of Saint Bartomeu in the Parish Church
Pl. del Baluard

 

Afterwards,
Final dance of the beasts of fire and the Gegants (giants)
Pl. de l’Ajuntament

 

Grand Festa Major Ball.
With: ` Juxebox (Fede Guitar & Marc Vaccaro), `Kuéntame Como Sonó´ and Dj Dani Empa
Pg. de la Ribera
23:00h

 

 

25/08
Vermouth of Sant Lli

Concert: `Les Guineus del Dixie´
La Vall
12:30h

 

Mass in honor of our town’s deceased
Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecla Parish Church

Pl. del Baluard, s/n.
19:30h

 

Human towers rehearsal  by `Castells de la Jove de Sitges´
Palau del Rei Moro

C/ d’ en Bosc, 10
21:00h

 

Concert Dance of Sant Lli
With orchestra: `La Chatta´ and Dj Miku
Pg. de la Ribera
22:00h

 

 

26/08
Dance for Elders

By Josep Delgado
Hort de Can Falç
Carreró de Can Falç, s/n
19:30h

 

Salsa Masterclass and exhibition performance
By Escola de Ball Marisa Salas
Pg. de la Ribera
20:00h

 

Concert:
Rum Raín, Calima and The Big Band DJ’s
Pg. de la Ribera

22:00h

 

Closing Sardana Evening Dance
Cobla Maricel
With tasting of wine and `coca´ (traditional pastry)
Sant Sebastià Beach
22:15h

 

 

27/08
Rumbermut

By  Marcel & Isma
Pg. de la Ribera
12:00h

 

Human towers performance
Groupes: Minyons de Terrassa, Castellers de Sabadell and la Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges.
Pl. de l’Ajuntament
18:30h

 

 

10/08-03/09
Xurreria Teruel (fritter shop)

Pg. de la Ribera

 

 

11-27/08
Amusement Park

Parc de Can Robert
Pg. Vilafranca

 

 

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