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Sitges Santa Tecla 2014

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Start Date: September 19, 2014
End Date: September 26, 2014
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 am

Location: Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

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Sitges Santa Tecla – Past : Future

A winter festival, dedicated to Santa Tecla, patron of Sitges

Smaller version of the Fiesta Mayor with less focus on the fireworks display

Music, Fire beasts, processions, Human Towers and Fireworks.
In and around Sitges side streets, Promenade and Church
(listen for the bangs or music)

All one could want for a traditional Sitges Festival!
(remember to wear a hat and covering for the shoulders, as many choose to run through the sparks, once the adrenalin kicks in!)

Friday at five o’clock in the Palau del Rey Moro, rendered the legend of the Giant puppets with Moor and chocolate, and later, wearing Giants Moors. Both events are organized by the Association of dances Sitges.

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Yearly week+ festival

“Festa Major de Sitges”. Sitges’ main Annual Fiesta in Honour of “Sant Bartomeu”,

The Town’s Patron Saint. There is an amazing fireworks display on the 23rd, centered around Sitges Church. Watched by many along the beach and also on the water, via a troupe of boats.

A wide range of events and festivals celebrating the Catalan Culture. With:

– Impressive human castles/pyramids (castellers ) Often 6 people high wit a small child at the top

– Giants, capgrossos (carnival figures with big papier-mâché heads)

in the center and all over Sitges town (shopping area/square).

Along with fire-breathing beasts and ancient dances like the diables (devils), bastons (stick dance), gitanes (gypsies), cercolets or moixiganga, among others.

With numerous processions around the town’s streets, a spectacular fireworks display, solemn mass, processions, open-air dancing and sardanes (traditional Catalan dance).

LIKELY SCHEDULE (all subject to change)

15/09/2013

Concentration of Giants and children cabezudos
Concentration Giants and big heads on the street infant Jesus, from the junction with James Street Rusinol. Then Parade to Parc de Can Bóta. Then the Parc de Can Bóta, Exhibition of children’s Dances: Ball Bastons, Panderetes, Shepherds, Cercolets, Cintes, Gitanes and Moixiganga.
Travel: Jesus, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Plaça de Pou Vedre, Parc de Can Bóta.

Time and place
10:00 am / in the Cap de la Vila
Square Cap de la Vila, 3
This event takes place on public roads
Concentration and Parade Children Dracs
At the intersection of Passeig de Vilafranca with C / Espalter concentration spawn children. Then Parade through the C / Espalter, Cami de Santa Barbara, C / Juan de Austria C / Mossen Joan Llopis Pi and Parc de Can Bóta, where will the end On.

Next, representing the Children’s Ball imp. In charge of the Colla de l’Agrupació Balls Populars of Sitges, the Colla Vella and Colla Jove.

Time and place
17:30 h / at the Passeig de Vilafranca
This event takes place on public roads

20/09/2013

Exhibition Image of Santa Tecla
In the home of the pendonista in C / Illes Balears, 9 The opening will be provided by Mn. Josep breaks, rector of the parish. The exhibition will run this day, until nine at night.

Time and place
from 18:00 to 21:00 h / in C / Illes Balears 9
Night of Pubilles
-Ball Lunch with the proclamation of the Pubilla of Sitges 2013.

Reservations on the secretariat of the entity. Event organized by Fomento del Turismo de Sitges. With the collaboration of Bodegas Torres.

Time and place
from 22:00 to 21:00 h / Recreational Society in El Retiro
Street Angel Vidal, 17

21/09/2013

Children’s Party and Chocolatada
With the performance of “the Llegenda Gegants dels Moros” with puppets and Chocolatada for all children. Then We dress the Moors Giants. Event organized by Agrupació Balls Populars of Sitges.

Time and place
17:00 h / at the Palau del Rei Moro
C / d’en Bosch
Great Rehearsal Colla Jove Castellars
Great test of Santa Tecla Colla Jove Castellars of Sitges, with the presence and participation of the public.

Time and place
21:30 h / at the Palau del Rei Moro
C / d’en Bosch

22/09/2013

Peal of Bells and 21 mortars
Bells tolled and Turn the salvo of mortars 21 by members of l’Agrupament Escort.

Time and place
14:00 h / at the Fragata
Paseo de la Ribera 1
This event takes place on public roads

Civic Procession
The procession of the tabernacle of Santa Tecla, consisting of dances, image, traditional musicians and Music Association Suburband Retreat will focus on the domicile of the pendonista, Mrs. Carmen Merlos Mediavilla, where collected store Santa Tecla and shall be forwarded to the Parish Church.
The procession will make the following route: Illes Balears, Arago, Sant Honorat, Emili Stang, Jesus, Cap de la Vila, Major, Plaça de l’City Council and Baluard.

Time and place
19:00 pm / in C / Illes Balears 9

 

Castle Fireworks
A Just Pyrotechnics by SA. The design of the show and the artistic supervision of installation by Isidro Pañella pyrotechnic and Xavier Galan.

Time and place
23:00 / on the Frigate
Paseo de la Ribera 1
This event takes place on public roads

Hearing – danced in Sardanes
Upon completion of the Castle on Fire on Passeig de la Ribera, Hearing – Sardanas danced with cobla Sitgetan.

Time and place
23:30 / Passeig de la Ribera
This event takes place on public roads

Gralles Dance and Concert
When finished, the Cap de la Vila, dancing Gralles in the middle, representing the Ball l’Agrupació Gitanes as was done before. Then Humareda Concert by the group.
Event organized by l’Agrupació Balls Populars and Comissió Sitges Festa Major and Santa Tecla.

Time and place
23:30 / on the Cap de la Vila
Square Cap de la Vila, 3
This event takes place on public roads

23/09/2013

Morning Child
With the participation of children in Sitges, representing dances and interludes of our villa. Upon arrival there will be breakfast for all children who participated in the parade.

There will be two parallel paths:

At 7am, from the junction of the C / Davallada with C / Barcelona, Child Morning outlet Grande. Older participants made the following route: Fonollar, Baluard, Vidal Quadras i, Port of n’Alegre, Rafel Llopart, Damiá Sant, Sant Sebastia, Jesus, Sant Bartomeu, Gaudenci Sant, Sant Josep, Bonaire, Passeig la Ribera (playing sea) to the frigate.

At 7:30 am, from the Plaça de l’City Council, out of Little Kids Morning, younger children will do the following route: Plaça de l’City Council, d’En Bosch, Davallada, Barcelona, Angel Life Cap Vila, Parellades, Sant Pere, Passeig de la Ribera (on the side of the mountain) to the frigate.

Time and place
07:00 am / in the Plaça de l’City Council
This event takes place on public roads

Job solemn concelebrated
Job solemn concelebrated in honor of Santa Tecla. This year, the offertory, the Ball of the ABPS Panderetes shall offer, on behalf of all the people, our joint patron.

Time and place
11:00 am / in the Parish of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla
Plaça de l’City Council, 20

Output Job
Professional Output all dances and snacks, traditional musicians, and Maricel Cobla AgrupaciónMusical Suburband Retiro. After the performance of dances and interludes, Els Reapers Band play the national anthem of Catalonia. Then, in the Plaça de l’City Council, Castellera Exhibition by the Colla Jove Castellars of Sitges.

Time and place
12:00 h / at the Plaça de l’City Council
This event takes place on public roads

Bajada del Pilar Walking
At half past six p.m. from Baluard, Bajada del Pilar Walking down the stairs from the tip, by the Colla Jove Castellars of Sitges.

Time and place
18:30 h / on the steps of the Punta
Plaça de l’City Council, 20
This event takes place on public roads

Procession in Honor of Santa Tecla
Opens the religious procession “It ganfaró” parish led by the Corps of bearers of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla. The giants, beasts and dances with his musicians, opened the procession, chairman of the rector of the parish, Mn.Pauses Josep Mas, and the Illustrious Ayuntamiento, and closed l’Asociació Musical Suburband Retiro.
The route is as follows: Baluard, Plaça de l’City Council, d’en Bosch, Davallada, Barcelona, Santiago Rusinol Jesus, Sant Bartomeu, Gaudenci Sant, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Passeig de la Ribera , Nou, Major, Plaça de l’City Council and Baluard.

When religious procession passing along the Passeig de la Ribera, the patron of the Villa will be greeted with volleys of mortars and ringing of bells.

Time and place
19:00 pm / in the Parish of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla
Plaça de l’City Council, 20

Entrance of Santa Tecla and Final Dance
The dances and the musicians receive the image of the co-patron and will honor when you enter the church, amid fireworks and bells. Inside the temple, reading the prayer “Us have mirat Resume”. Then, in the Plaça de l’City Council will be the last of the Drac and’l’Àliga lit and the last dance of Giants.

When finished, Weekend party at the Palau del Rei Moro. Event organized by l’Agrupació Balls Populars of Sitges.

Time and place
22:00 pm / in the Parish of Sant Bartomeu and Santa Tecla
Plaça de l’City Council, 20

28/09/2013

Castellera Exhibition
Exhibition Castellera Santa Tecla, with Castellars Sants Castellers Terrassa and Colla Jove Castellars of Sitges.

Time and place
18:30 h / at the Cap de la Vila
Square Cap de la Vila, 3
This event takes place on public roads

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