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Festivities of the Rose 2014
- Programa de fiestas
- Starts: 30/04/2014
- Ends: 10/05/2014
WEDNESDAY, 30th April
09.30 h. Holy Mass
19.30 h. First day of Triduum (a set of three Mass services) dedicated to the Virgin Mary of the Rose
THURSDAY, 1st MAY
09.30 h. Holy Mass
19.30 h. Second day of Triduum dedicated to the Virgin Mary of the Rose
FRIDAY, 2nd MAY
09.30 h. Holy Mass
19.30 h. Third day of Triduum dedicated to the Virgin Mary of the Rose
SATURDAY, 3TH MAY
10.00 h. Holy Mass for St. Lluis
10.30 h. Inflatable castle bouncer playground for children. And finally, Cucañas (like Pinatas) for the younger ones at Calle José Antonio
13.00 h. Ringing of the bells
18.30 h. Parade and collection of the festeras by the festeros accompanied by the Music Municipal Band Santa María Magdalena of El Poble Nou de Benitatxell
19.30 h. Gathering of participants of the offering of flowers to the Virgin Mary of the Rose at the chapel Jaume Llobell. Then there will be a parade to the church accompanied by the Dulzaneiros group “La Llebetjà” and the Music Municipal Band Santa María Magdalena of El Poble Nou de Benitatxell. Followed by the performance of the dance group Morro Falquí at the Church square
00.30 h. Big night of festival with the performance of the orquestra Zeppelind at Plaza Nueva
SUNDAY, 4TH MAY
08.00 h. Despertà (Awakening with fireworks)
10.00 h. Parade and collection of the festeras by the festeros accompanied by the Band of Music of El Poble Nou de Benitatxell
11.00 h. Departure of the “pans beneits” (blessed bread) from the Oratory to the church
11.30 h. Holy Mass in honour to the Virgin Mary of the Rose, sang by the parish choir Distribution of the blessed bread throughout the streets of the village
18.00 h. Performance of the group of guitarist “Albaladre” at Plaza Nueva under the patronage of Deputation of Alicante
20.00 h. Procession of the Virgin Mary of the Rose, San Pancracio Martir and San Luis Gonzaga, accompanied by the musical group la Llebetjà and the Music Municipal Band of El Poble Nou de Benitatxell. At the end of the procession there will be a fireworks display by the pyrotechnic company Ricasa
00.30 h. Performance of the orquestra La Selva in the street José Antonio
MONDAY, 5 TH MAY
08.00 h. Despertà (awakening with fireworks)
11.00 h. Parade and collection of festeras by the festeros accompanied by the Dulzaneiros group “La Llebetjà”
12.00 h. Holy Mass in honour of San Pancracio Martir, and at the end presentation of the Mayor of San Pancracio (a pretend fiestas Mayor chosen at random by the people) who dictate the rules for the fancy dresses (for example if he dictates that everyone should wear a hat)
13.00 h. Chicken race (a race to get a chicken, not alive) at the Plaza Nueva
14.00 h. Eating in the street (Calle Jose Antonio and Calle Mayor), Paella for every table in the street
16.00 h. Championship of “cau” (card game) at the Social Centre with 60€, 40€ and 20€ in prices. Organized by the Pensionistas y Jubilados Association. Inscription (3€ per couple) before 3th May at the Social Centre.
18.00 h. Performance of Bradmis in the street Jose Antonio
SATURDAY, 10TH MAY
10.00 h. Parade through the village street with the animal, which will bring luck in the subsequent game "Gran Cagà",.
10.30 – 14.00 h.The“Great Shit” (You buy a pretend piece of land for 5€, and hope that the cow shit falls in your square). Act organized by the Music Municipal Band of Poble Nou de Benitatxell at the school car park with a prize of 600€ and eight more prizes for 50€ each.
11.00 h Pilota Valenciana Match between Benitatxell and Parcent
14.00 h. Fideuadacontest in the street Jose Antonio and Mayor. Prices for the three best Fideuas of 100€, 75€ and 50€.
17.00 h. Meeting point by the House of Festers and parade of the fancy dressed people through the village street.
18.00 h. Mobile Disco at the Plaza Nueva. The Mayor of San Pancracio will hand over the prizes for the best fancy dress: individual child (50€), group of children (100€), individual adult (50€), group of adults (100€)
19.30 h. The festeros will share out bocadillos (bread rolls) at the Plaza Nueva, to anyone wearing fancy costumes or that follows the rules dictated by the pretend Mayor of San Pancracio (for example if he dictates that everyone should wear a hat)
End of the fiesta
The Festeros encourage residents, Filas, Quintadas and associations to participate in the Festival to contribute for a good and successful festival.The Festeros organization reserves, if necessary, to make changes or eliminations.
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