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Major Fiestas Programme 2015 "275 Anniversary" 2015
- Programa de fiestas
- Starts: 06/11/2015
- Ends: 11/11/2015
FRIDAY 6th NOVEMBER
18:00 INAUGURATION OF ARTISTIC LIGHTING at Martinez Alejos Avenue, by our Queens, Beatriz Amor Rodríguez and Paula González de Zárate Such and their Courts of Honour, and parade with music band, to inaugurate the traditional “Porrat” . Afterwards, INAUGURATION OF THE FAIRGROUND (next to the bullring). Children's Day. Special prices.
19:00 Visit of the jury to the neighbourhoods, streets and “peñas” that participate in the STREET DECORATION CONTEST, Trophy "PEPA ESPERANZA LLINARES LLORCA". Streets and Neighborhoods Awards.
BENIDORM MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH LOCAL GROUPS Performance of "GIMLEMON" - "MC LUCAS" - "TERRIBLE MIN" - "TENIENTE VINILO" - "EMERGENCY PONCHOS" - "BANDA FIDELIDAD" at "L'Hort de Colon", Tomas Ortuño Street.
22:00 “PEÑAS INFORMAL PARADE”. Meeting of the “peñas” at Ruzafa Street. Parade of associated “peñas” around Ruzafa and Martínez Alejos streets. At the end of the parade, the City Council will give the “peñas” a commemorative present. The 2015 Major Fiestas Committee will deliver to all the members of the “peñas” the 275th anniversary commemorative badge and "L’Associació de Penyes Verge del Sofratge" will put the bow ties to all the flags and banners.
SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER
10:00 MASS at the Church of San Jaime and Santa Ana, in honour of our Patron Saint, “Virgin of the Suffrage”, chaired by Reverend Mr Juan Antonio González Magraña, Pastor of the Church and sung by the A.C.R. "La Barqueta" with the assistance of the 2015 Major Fiestas Committee, Queens, Courts of Honour, Standard Bearer, “Mayorales” of Honour, Herald, Authorities, “Peñas” and all the neighbours who wish to accompany us.
11:45 Opening of the doors at San Jaime and Santa Ana Church, to sing the VERSES IN HONOUR TO THE VIRGIN
12:00 BELL RINGING AND “AIR BOMBING”, done by the prestigious "Pirotecnia Valenciana", from Plaza Castelar to announce that ... THE MAJOR FIESTAS 275 ANNIVERSARY HAVE BEGUN!
12:15 From the Plaza de San Jaime and accompanied by the Queens and their Courts of Honour,Standard Bearer, “Mayorales” of Honour, Herald, Queens of previous years, Association of “Penyes” and 2015 Major Fiestas Committee, will begin the MUSIC BANDS PARADE: - Unión Musical de Benidorm - Societat Musical L’Illa de Benidorm - Societat Musical La Nova de Benidorm - Agrupación Musical Virgen del Sufragio de Benidorm - Cornetas y Tambores de la Cofradía del Cristo del Perdón y la Buena Muerte. - Societat Musical Lira Relleuense - Agrupació Musical de Xaló - Ateneu Musical La Vila Joiosa - Tobo’s Blues Band de Chella - Sociedad Al Libitum de Almoradí - Agrupación Musical la Alegre Sinfónica de La Nucia - Societat Musical la Aurora de Sella - Banda la Primitiva de Callosa d’En Sarrià - Unión Musical de Polop de la Marina - Agrupación Musical Mediterráneo de La Vila Joiosa - Centre Musical Puig Campana de Finestrat - Societat Musical de Confrides Itinerary: Calle Mayor, Alameda del Alcalde D. Pedro Zaragoza Orts, Calle Herrerías and will end at the Plaza de SS.MM. los Reyes de España, where the Queens of the Major Fiestas 2015 will put a bow tie to every musical entity. 12:30 Inauguration of theTapestry, Calle Mayor, sponsored by “L'Associació de Penyes Verge del Sofratge” and “Regidoría de Festes”. 13:00 GATHERING OF MUSIC BANDS, at Plaza de SS.MM. Los Reyes de España, where they will play the pasodoble "Fiesta en Benidorm", directed by the concertmaster and author of the piece, Mr RAFAEL DOMENECH PARDO. At the end, the 2015 Major Fiestas Committee, will pay tribute to him coinciding with the 275th anniversary celebration.
14:00 Mascletá at Plaza de la Hispanidad, by Pirotecnia FX.
16:15 Football Match, Benidorm C.D. - Almoradí, Ciudad Deportiva Guillermo Amor, during the break, hot chocolate will be offered to the attendees and a raffle will be held, at reasonable prices.
16:30 Sports Dove Competition Major Fiestas 2015. Will take place at the “Barranco de Ximo”.
17:00 At Poniente Beach, THEATRICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE FOUNDING OF THE VIRGIN, represented by the actors from the A.R.C. "La Barqueta".
18:00 SOLEMN PILGRIMAGE from Elche Park, with the following itinerary: Paseo de la Carretera, Alameda del Alcalde D. Pedro Zaragoza Orts, Calle Mayor and Plaza San Jaime. The 2015 Major Fiestas Committee seeks the cooperation of “peñas”, festive entities and everyone who wishes to collaborate in the collection of food for its distribution to Caritas Benidorm, the delivery will be made at the flower offering at the beginning of Elche Park. On arrival of the pilgrimage, FLOWER OFFERING TO THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE. At the end, our Queen Child, the girl Paula González de Zárate Such, will recite the verse written by Vicenta Pérez Bayona, "Cuqui" to our Patron Saint and later the Queen Ms Beatriz Amor Rodríguez, will say a greeting to the audience and all the people of Benidorm. Afterwards, the OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE 2015 MAJOR FIESTAS by Mr Erik Maris will take place. The President of the 2015 Major Fiestas Committee, Mr Juan Muñoz Antón will say a few words and the Mayor, Mr Antonio Pérez Pérez will conclude the act. As a final touch, MARVELLOUS FIREWORK DISPLAY, by "PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA", at the Plaza Castelar.
22:00 Concert "King Africa" at Tomas Ortuño Street "L'Hort de Colon".
22:00 DJ'S Night: DJ KEBRA; DJ CELESTE SIAM, DJ’S WARRIOR BEARS AND SPACE ELEPHANTS Auditorio Julio Iglesias, L'Aigüera Park.
00:00 Orchestra at Plaza de SS.MM. Los Reyes de España.
00:00 Fox Hunt.
SUNDAY 8TH NOVEMBER: DAY OF THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE
08:00 Air Bombing from Plaza Castelar.
08:00 Courtesy breakfast by Chocolates Marcos Tonda (Villajoyosa) and sweets and nougat by Heretat de Soler (Biar) and offered by the 2015 Major Fiestas Committee at Calle La Biga (Casa del Fester “Diego Cano Enguera”).
10:15 Collection of the Queens of the Fiestas and their Courts of Honour by the “Mayorales” and “Mayoralesas” accompanied by music bands, directing to the Casa del Fester “Diego Cano Enguera”, from where, together with our city’s authorities, they will go to San Jaime and Santa Ana Church.
11:00 Heifers release at the bullring.
11:00 to 14:00 Large playground at the Plaza de SS. MM. Los Reyes de España.
11:30 SOLEMN MASS IN HONOUR OF OUR PATRON SAINT THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE, chaired by the Excellency and Most Reverend Mr Jesús Murgui Soriano, Bishop of the Orihuela – Alicante Diocese, at San Jaime and Santa Ana Church, during the Mass, the Missa Solemnis KV139 WA Mozart will be performed by the Coral Association of Benidorm, Organist Vicente Giner, Director Luis Segui. Then AIR BOMBING at the exit of the church and parades.
14:00 SUPERMASCLETÀ at the Plaza de la Hispanidad, by "PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA"
17:00 Children's itinerant theater at Tomas Ortuño Street "L'Hort de Colon"
17:00 Bullfighting Performance, “Concurso Nacional de Recortadores”.
From 17:00 to 19:00 “Tardeo” at Glorieta Carrasco, Calle La Palma and Plaza de la Constitución.
19:00 SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOUR OF THE VIRGIN OF THE SUFFRAGE. Itinerary: Calle Mayor, Alameda del Alcalde D. Pedro Zaragoza Orts, Los Angeles, Pintor Lozano, Virgen del Sufragio, Martínez Alejos, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza de San Jaime. At the end, ESTAMPETA, at Plaza de San Jaime. 23:00 At Plaza de San Jaime, traditional "COPLETES" will be sung in honour of the Virgin of the Suffrage, accompanied by the "Xirimita and Tabalet", at the end firework display at Plaza de Castelar by Pirotecnia FX.
23:00 Orchestras at Calle Tomas Ortuño in "L'Hort de Colon" and Plaza SS.MM. Los Reyes de España. 23:30 Show "BROADWAY", Calle Gambo.
00:30 Great Concert "EFECTO PASILLO" at Julio Iglesias Auditorium L'Aigüera Park. After the concert, spectacular “Correfoc”. At the end of the concert AWARD DELIVERY of streets and peñas decoration at Plaza SS.MM. Los Reyes de España.
MONDAY 9th NOVEMBER: DAY OF ST JAMES APOSTLE
8:00 Air Bombing from Plaza Castelar.
10:15 Collecting homecoming queen and their Courts of Honour for Overseers and Mayoralesas accompanied by marching bands, going to Casa del Fester “Diego Cano Enguera”, where, together with the authorities of our city, will move to the Church San Jaime and Santa Ana. 11:00 heifers at the Bullring.
11:00 to 14:00 GREAT PLAYGROUND, Plaza de SS.MM. sponsored by the Festival Committee 2015 Major Patron.
11:30 SOLEMN MASS IN HONOR OF OUR PATRON SAINT JAMES, in the Church of San Jaime and Santa Ana, sung by the Choral Association of Benidorm. Then AERIAL BOMBING and parade through the streets of Benidorm.
14:00 SPECIAL DIGITAL MASCLETÀ at Av. Mediterranean by "PIROTECNIA Valenciana"
17:00 Great children's show , Calle Tomas Ortuño (L'Hort de Colón).
17:00 TAURINO SHOW ON BULL RING Great contest Trimmers Promising Young. 19:00 SOLEMN PROCESSION IN HONOR OF ST JAMES, with the following Itinerary: Calle Mayor, Alameda del Alcalde Pedro Zaragoza Orts, Paseo de la Carretera, Santa Faz and Plaza de San Jaime. At the end, the traditional ESTAMPETA will fire at St. James the Apostle. And as tradition and very expectant, the parish priest of San Jaime and Santa Ana, D. Juan Antonio Gonzálex Magraña proceed reading Mayoralesas foremen and the Patronal Festival Committee 2016 Seniors.
23:00 Performance ORCHESTRA, C / Gambo.
23:30 Performance CIRILO, c/ Tomás Ortuño
00:30 And in the FMP MUSIC FESTIVAL BENIDORM MOJINOS ESCOZIOS in concert at the Aigüera Park
03:00 Football competition organise by “Verge and Sofratge Peñas”
TUESDAY 10th of November
8:00 Air Bombing from Plaza del Castillo.
9:00 Pick of the homecoming queen and their Courts of Honor for Overseers and Mayoralesas accompanied by bands of music, going to Casa del Fester “Diego Cano Enguera”, where, together with the authorities of our town, will move to the Church San Jaime and Santa Ana.
10:00 SOLEMN REQUIEM MASS at the Church of San Jaime. Then, in the Piazza della Signoria, OFFERING LAUREL CROWN to the fallen in the sea, followed by a visit to the cemeteries of our city.
11:00 to 14:00 GREAT PLAYGROUND, Paseo Colon (Puerto), sponsored by the Festival Committee 2014 Major Patron.
12:30 GREAT POPULAR sardine in the Rincon de Loix (Avd. Ametlla Mar) and Cala de Benidorm (C / El Murtal), sponsored by the Festival Committee in collaboration with Major Patron of the Rincón de Loix and Falla Bonfire La Cala.
14:00 thunderous "MASCLETÀ" on Av. Mediterranean by "PIROTECNIA Lluch" 17:00 Great theater touring children's show , plaza SS. MM. Los Reyes de España From 17:00 to 19:00 Cocktail on the streets at Glorieta Carrasco, c/ La Palma and Plaza de la Constitutción 19:00 BIG PARADE OF HUMOR. Organized by "L 'Association of Penyes Verge of Sofratge" and sponsored by the Fiestas Commission 2015 Itinerary: Venus, Ruzafa Martinez Alejos and Gambo.
23:00 Orchestra concert at c/ Tomás Ortuño “ L´Hort de Colón”
23:30 Performance of Dj’s Manu Díaz & San Bernardino from 40 Principales, c/ Gambo
23:30 thunderous "MASCLETA" NIGHT at Av. Mediterranean by "PIROTECNIA Valenciana"
00:00 Performance SUPERSINGLES (Collaborator at the TV Show “Qué tiempo tan feliz”) At the end of the concert takes place the AWARDS Ceremony of the Humour PARADE at Plaza de SSMM los Reyes de España. WEDNESDAY,11 th NOVEMBER 8:00 Air Bombing from Plaza del Castillo.
11:30 FESTA DE LES FESTES. Parade festive different entities have in Benidorm. Departure from Plaza de Neptuno and begin the next journey. Avd. Los Almendros, Mercado, Tomás Ortuño, La Biga, Ruzafa, Herrerías y llegada a la Plaza de SS.MM. Los Reyes de España, where they will be received by the Queens, Courts of Honor Major Festivals and Supervisory Fiestas Comission 2015, welcoming and offering a wine of honor.
12:30 TRACA GREAT BIG CANDY and PLAYGROUND, and GREAT MINIMASCLETÁ on the Plaza de SSMM Los Reyes de España.
14:00 GREAT in Plaza King and Queen of Spain. A charge of "PIROTECNIA VALENCIANA"
17:00 Concentration in the Parque de Elche by different entities festive and associations with their respective marching bands and floats. PARADE OF FLOATS
17:30 MULTICOLOR where alert with three salutes the start of the parade. It starts from the Parque de Elche by the following streets: Avd Almendros, Mars, Venus, Ruzafa, Martínez Alejos, Gambo and Plaza de la Hispanidad. Atthe end of the parade, WONDERFUL FIREWORKS FIRE CASTLE in the Poniente Beach (Port) AWARD OF FLOATS, Plaza of the King and Queen of Spain
THURSDAy 12th November (TO BE CONFIRMED)
Grand English Fancy Dress parade - Midday in and around the English Square, Calle Gerona.
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