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Virgen del Carmen Fiesta

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Start Date: July 12, 2013
End Date: July 16, 2013
Time: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm

Location: Sant Sebasti

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Department of Environment of Sitges Town Council & European Fisheries Fund
Celebrate the craft & brotherhood of fishing (one of the oldest professions)

Activities for all

‘Festa de la Mare de Déu del Carme’

Saturday: Procession of boats

Saturday & Sunday: Sant Sebastiàn beach

11am to 11pm: 20 handicrafts stalls
11am to 11pm:– Exhibition of fishermen tools
12am to 8pm: – Children’s activities
– Making fishes with rattan
– Sea figures with ‘Jumping Clay’

Saturday 10pm: Havaneres singing by the group Xató Vilafranca.
With Cremat (burned, spiced warm rum) served at the interval by Club de Tast de Sitges.
Sant Sebastiàn Beach.

The habanera is the name used outside of Cuba, for the Cuban contradanza, a genre of popular dance music of the 19th century.It is a creolized form which developed from the French contradanza. It has a characteristic “habanera rhythm”, and is performed with sung lyrics. It was the first written music to be rhythmically based on an African motif, and the first dance music from Cuba to be exported all over the world.

Sunday 6pm: Animation with two marine characters who take us through the era of fishing

Ocean 2012, a group of NGOs working internationally to protect seabed and promote fishing. The action is to create a human figure of a fish with the help of everyone who wants to join them. Once the goal is reached, there will be a photo of the moment and sent to Parliament at the time of approval of new fisheries policies, will consider a type of fishing and respectful environment.

Posidonia festival August 31st to September 2nd.
This is the International Festival of Arts, Environment and Sustainable Development, held in order to protect a marine plant that is essential to life and protect ecosystems of the Mediterranean coasts of erosion.


About the Organizers :

Feast of the Virgen del Carmen/awards ceremony of the XVIII edition of the Short Stories of the Port de Sitges.


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