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Sitges Santa Tecla 2015

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Start Date: September 20, 2015
End Date: September 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 am

Location: Sitges, Barcelona, Spain

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Sitges Santa Tecla Past : Future

2016 EVENT HERE

Range of images in our gallery above, from past events

FRIDAY 18th

SATURDAY 19th

19th Santa Tecla Sitges
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  • 10AM 10: 00hrs: 5k RaceRoute: Baluard, Fonollar, Sant Joan, Davallada, Barcelona, Santiago Rusiñol, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Passeig de la Ribera, Passeig Marítim Estatua Dtor Benaprès, vuelta hasta la Fragata, Nou, Major, Plaça Ajuntament y Baluard.
    Race Santa Tecla Sitges 2015
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  • 12.30PM 12: 30hrs: Family concert with music and fun for kids and the elderly. By the ‘Soma Club’
    Under Sitges iconic Church (Fragata)
  • 6PM 18: 00hrs: Opening of 18th Photo Exhibition, unveiling images & awards (Photographs of Festa Major : Exhibition to 4th October, organised by ‘Grup d’Estudis Sitgetans’) At Sala Cultural Pere Stämpfli
  • 6PM 18: 00hrs: “La Boja més esbojarrada” Pararade
    Route:  Riera de Ribes y la Plaça del Baluard: Riera de Ribes, Passeig Marítim, Passeig de la Ribera, Nou, Major, Plaça Ajuntament y Baluard.
    (Colla Jove de Bastons de Sitges / l’Escola de Grallers de Sitges y las Colles de Noies, Mitjana / Vella dels Bastons de Sitges)
  • 8.30PM 20: 30hrs: Drums Timbalada Route: Parc de Can Bota, Parellades, Cap de la Vila, Major and Plaça Ajuntament (just follow the noise!)
    Drums Timbalada Santa Tecla Sitges
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  • 9PM 21: 00hrs: DevilsGang of Fire/Colles de Foc” Spectacular pyrotechnics – Route: Baluard, Fonollar, Racó de la Calma, Sant Joan, Davallada, Barcelona, Aigua, Sant Domènec, Major and Plaça Ajuntament
    Piro Santa Tecla Sitges
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  • 10.30PM 22: 30hrs: CORREFOC FIRE Route: Davallada, Barcelona, Angel Vidal, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Sant Pau, Passeig de la Ribera y Fragata dónde se realizará la “encesa” (encendida)
    Correfoc Santa Tecla Sitges
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  • 11.30PM 23: 30hrs: CONCERT: Fragata/Church Party with Miquel del Roig, Rumbalbar y Al Quadrat

SUNDAY 20th

  • 10AM 10: 00hrs: Plaça Ajuntament Giants
    Route: Ajuntament, Major, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Plaça Pou Vedre, Santa Bàrbara y Parc de Can Bóta. Al llegar se realizará un baile conjunto.
    EXHIBITION OF DANCERS (for kids) (Child Popular Dances): Ball de Bastons, Panderetes, Pastorets, Cercolets, Cintes, Gitanes y Moixiganga
  • 5.30PM 17: 30hrs Dragons in Carrer Sant Francesc
    on intersection of Passeig Vilafranca & Carrer Espalter
    Then Camí de Santa Bàrbara, Joan d’Àustria, Mossèn Joan Llopis Pi & Parc de Can Bóta
    Kids Dance with Devils
  • 6PM 18: 00hrs: Exhibition of images of Santa Tecla, open until 9PM 21: 00hrs Calle Sant Sebastià 23
  • 6PM 18: 00hrs: Organ Concert celebrating Santa Tecla, by MariàFranco (tenora) and Francesc Pi (organ). Voluntary contribution. Organized by Friends of l’Orgue Sitges
  • 6PM 18: 00hrs: Sardana Groups competiton with trophy awards. Organized by Friends of the Sardana Band (Amics de la Sardana de Sitges) & Cobla Maricel
    Plaça de la Fragata

MONDAY 21st

  • 11AM 11: 00hes – 1PM 13: 00hrs: Exhibition of images of Santa Tecla. Also 6PM 18: 00hrs – 9PM 21: 00hrs
    Calle Sant Sebastià 23
  • 5PM 17: 00hrs Childrens Chocolate party in Palau del Rei Moro, with the reading of the animated story  by Loreto Baqués and Anna Mataró. Appearance of the Moors Giants.
    Organized by l’Agrupació de Balls Populars de Sitges (Association of dances Sitges)

TUESDAY 22nd

  • 11AM 11: 00hrs: Until the procession starts, display of images of Santa Tecla, Calle Sant Sebastià 23 (home of the Pendonista, Joana i Rosa Maria Alexandre i Milà)
  • 2PM 14: 00hrs: Bells ring and 21 Morters (Morterets)
  • 7PM 19: 00hrs: Civic Parade Procession of Santa Tecla. From Calle Sant Sebastià 23, with folk dances, traditional musicians (Asociación Musical Suburband del Retiro: Musical Association) Route: Sant Sebastià, Sant Damià, Rafel Llopart, Port de n’Alegre, 11 de Setembre, Joan Maragall, Rafael Kkopart, Jesús, Cap de la Vila, Major, Plaça Ajuntament y Baluard
    Civic Parade Procession Santa Tecla
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  • 11PM 23: 00hrs: FIREWORKS
    Piroctècnia Igual S.A. and design by Isidre Pañellawith Isidre Pañella
    DANCE PARTY / CONCERT in Paseo de la Ribera
    (in front of the El Greco  monument) Group ‘La Morena’Sardana dancers with ‘Cobla Sitgetana’,  in Cap de la Vila with the Cobla Sitgetana

WEDNESDAY 23rd

  • 7AM 07: 00hrs:  Lively and noisy, kids dance parade with 2 Routes:
    Recorrido Matinal Gran (Bigger Kids) 7:00hrs: Fonollar, Baluard Vidal i Quadras, Port de n’Alegre, Rafael Llopart, Sant Damià, Sant Sebastià, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Josep, Bonaire, Passeig de la Ribera (mar) hasta la Fragata.
    Recorrido Matinal Petita (Smaller Kis) 7:30hrs: desde Plaça Ajuntament, d’En Bosch, Davallada, Barcelona, Àngel Vidal, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Sant Pere, Passeig de la Ribera (montaña), hasta la Fragata.
    Ended with a breakfast for all participants
    Kids Parade Santa Tecla
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  • 11AM 11: 00hrs: Solemn service in honor of Santa Tecla
    Then Giants, dances, appetizers, traditional musicians, (La Cobla Maricel y la Agrupación Suburband de la escuela del  Retiro). After the band perform “Els Segadors”, the national anthem of Catalonia.
    EXHIBITION CASTELLERA Huamn Pyramids by the Colla Jove Castellers of Sitges.
    Big Band at El Retiro (Sitges Big Band de la escuela de música de El Retiro)
    Band Maricel Cobla at the Prado Gardens
    (In case of rain event will be held within the theatres of each entity)
  • 6.30PM 18: 30hrs: Human Towers – La Colla Jove de Castellers de Siges (Sitges Church Stairs: we think!)
  • 7PM 19: 00hrs: PROCESSION IN HONOR OF SANTA TECLA: The procession of the ‘Tabernacle of Santa Tecla’
    Salvos of “Morterets” (loud fireworks in the sky)
    Dances, musicians, fireworks and bells.
    (“foc the Beast”) and the last ball of Gegants
    Route: Baluard, Fonollar, Racó de la Calma, Sant Joan, Davallada, Barcelona, Santiago Rusiñol, Jesús, Sant Bartomeu, Sant Gaudenci, Sant Francesc, Cap de la Vila, Parellades, Bonaire, Oasseig de la Ribera, Nou, Major, Plaça de l’Ajuntament y Baluard
    santa tecla
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SATURDAY 26TH

HIGHLIGHT

Fire on the streets of Sitges
Saturday September 19th from 8.30 pm

And concert & party, with the best music! ‪#‎nitdefoc15‬ ‪#‎stsitges15‬
santa tecla sitges
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!)

TYPICAL SCHEDULE

SAT

17:30 : Concentration of children and Dragons Parade

Concentration of dragons and children in the street parade will begin and end Espalter Park Can Barrel event where the dance will be performed followed by Devils Child, as part of the Feast of Santa Tecla.Espalter

21:00 Night of Fire

Firework display on the streets of the old by the Group under the Espetegafoc acetate Festival of Santa Tecla.

After the show, the town hall square, there will be a demonstration and then lit a firework on Paseo de la Ribera. Then offer a concert groups Soma Club, The bogies and DJ Selecta Eluaka organized by Xató Active in the place of the Frigate.The town hall square: Des de la plaça de l’Ajuntament

SUN

10:00 : Gathering of the Giants and children Heads

Concentration and Giant Heads children under the acts of the festival of Santa Tecla.

The imagination will be Christ the street from the junction with Calle Rusiñol and then will parade to the park Can Barrel. On reaching the Giants and a Heads will dance together and also perform dances by children.

MON

18:00 : Exposure of the image of Santa Tecla

Inauguration of the image of Santa Tecla by Father Joseph Pauses, rector of the parish as part of the events of the Festival of Santa Tecla.

The image can be seen until the beginning of the Civic Procession to the house pendonista Elena Ferré Rafols.Carrer de l’Onze de Setembre

TUE

20:30 : Human castles (towers)

Open trial of the League of Young Castellers Sitges in the framework of actions of the Feast of Santa Tecla.Palau del Rei Moro

WED

17:00 : Dress Giants Moors

The Moors wearing the Giants in an event organized by the Association of Dances Popular in Sitges with the help of Recreation for Recreation in the context of the events of the Feast of Santa Tecla. Palau del Rei Moro

22:30 : Concert Retrio

Concert of the band with tunes that accompany Retrio St. Bartholomew but with a style and unusual instruments in the parade as the piano, bass and drums.Societat Recreativa El Retiro

FRI

TBA: Dance Gralles

Dance with Gralles School Grallers Sitges and Barcelona Laietana Grallers under the acts of the festival of Santa Tecla.

At half time, the Association represents the Dance Gypsy, at an event organized by the Association of Popular Dances of Sitges.Plaça del Cap de la Vila

14:00 : Ringing of bells and lighting of the 21 morterets

Ringing of bells and lighting of the 21 morterets by Girls Garraf (càrrec de les Noies del Garraf)
La Fragata

18:00 : Floral in Santa Tecla

Floral in Santa Tecla by the gang of devils children of Santa Tecla and San Bartolome (Sant Bartomeu).Carrer de l’Onze de Setembre

19:00 : Civic procession

Civic procession from the street Eleventh of September to church, where the image is placed in the presbytery to preside over liturgical acts of the day.Carrer de l’Onze de Setembre

23:00 : Fireworks

Fireworks by Fireworks SA (Pirotècnia Igual SA). Panels and fireworks designed by Philip Virelles under the acts of the festival (Festa de Sanyta Tecla).

At the end in Passeig de la Ribera, Sardana dance of the seven runs with the City Band and Cornella St. Eve Owl Key with the orchestra and local DJs.Passeig de la Ribera

23:30: Concert -Vermut

Concert – Vermouth in the Recreational Society The Retreat, the Musical Association Suburband and Casino Prado Suburense the Band’s Principal Llobregat. Concert – Vermut a la Societat Recreativa El Retiro, amb l’Associació Musical Suburband i al Casino Prado Suburense amb la Cobla La Principal de Llobregat.TBA

Sortida d’Ofici

With all the interludes and dances, traditional musicians, the couplet and the band as part of the events of the Festival of Santa Tecla.

Then, display of towers by the League of Young Castellers Sitges.Town Hall Square(Plaça de l’Ajuntament)

SAT

07:00 : Morning Child

Parade will feature two parallel paths that end at the Plaza of the frigate where breakfast will be served to all children who participated in the Morning Child.

  • Bastion Square Place (Plaça del Baluard)

10:15 : Musical accompaniment by the authorities at the office

Musical accompaniment by the authorities in the office with the Association of Musical Suburband Retirement.Town Hall Square (Plaça de l’Ajuntament)

10:30 : Solemn Office (Mass)

Mass sung by the people and the heart of Friends of the Organ in the context of acts of Santa Tecla.

This year, the offertory & the ball will involve the offering, on behalf of all the people.
Place Parish of St. Bartholomew, and Santa Tecla (Parròquia de Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla)

17:30 : Café – Concert

Cafe – Concert at the Casino Prado Suburense Suburband Musical Association and the Recreational Society Retiro El Retiro with a performance by the Band Maricel.

18:30 : Four-pillar Towers (Baixada del pilar de quatre)

Four pillars towers of the stairs of the Point by the League of Young Castellers Sitges (càrrec de la Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges).Plaça del Baluard

19:00 : Procession of Santa Tecla

Procession in honor of Santa Tecla. Upon arrival at the bastion of the tabernacle, entry of Santa Tecla in the parish church, where I have tried to read the prayer Santa Tecla. Plaça del Baluard

SUN

18:30h : Action Tower

Action Tower with the League of Young Children Valls, Castellers Sant Cugat and the League of Young Castellers Sitges, as part of the Feast of Santa Tecla. Plaça del Cap de la Vila

Santa Tecla (in isolation)

September
Santa Tecla officially starts often on the 22nd of September with the pealing of the church bells and the fusillade of twenty-one morterets.
Afternoon
: here is a Civic Procession, with a floral offering to the patroness takes place. It starts at the house of the pendonista (flagholder).
Night :
Fireworks followed by musical performances at the seafront and the Grallers dances at the town centre.
23rd September
Early Morning:
Day of the Patroness, starts with the Matinal (early morning procession) where the youngest performs traditional dances, of fire and different characters and beasts, through the streets of Sitges.
11am : the official mass is held, followed by the exit of the mass and the exhibition of the Castellers (human towers).
Afternoon : The festivities conclude with a Procession, at the entrance of the Saint and the closing dances of the Giants and the fire beasts.

Organizers

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