The monastery of Santa María de la Valldigna hosts the I Fira de la Valldigna

Publishing date 4/03/2013


On 9 and 10 March, the Real Monasterio de Santa María de la Valldigna will be hosting the I Fira de la Valldigna.  All kinds of activities and performances suitable for the whole family will be taking place over the weekend, plus children and adults alike can enjoy a concert in the amazing setting of Monasterio de la Valldigna church.

 


The monastery of Santa María de la Valldigna hosts the I Fira de la Valldigna


On 9 and 10 March, the Real Monasterio de Santa María de la Valldigna will be hosting the I Fira de la Valldigna.  All kinds of activities and performances suitable for the whole family will be taking place over the weekend, plus children and adults alike can enjoy a concert in the amazing setting of Monasterio de la Valldigna church.

The fair is being held for the first time this year, as part of a programme of activities celebrating Día de la Valldigna (Valldigna day), which is always held on the weekend before 15 March. The festivities commemorate the founding of Santa María de la Valldigna monastery. All through the week, a series of cultural and musical events programmed in neighbouring towns and villages, and the I Fira de la Valldigna is held in front of the monastery entrance at the weekend.

 


At the I Fira de la Valldigna you'll be able to enjoy all kinds of performances, including folk dancing, dolçaina i tabalet (dulzaina and drum), displays by the Muixeranga d'Algemesí human towers group plus re-enactments by traditional craftspeople. On Saturday afternoon, open-air dancing at the Font Gran in Simat de la Valldigna will entertain everyone attending the event.  On Sunday, the fair continues at the entrance to Santa María de la Valldigna, and the Valldigna orchestra will be giving a concert in the monastery church.

 

More information:

http://www.comunitatvalenciana.com/ag/simat-de-la-valldigna/-actes-dia-de-la-valldigna-2010-la-vall-ens-uneix-1

Tourist Info Simat de la Valldigna

96 281 09 20

simatv@touristinfo.net

 

Other details: Simat de la Valldigna

Rate and share