Festivities in Honour of San Antonio Abad

Festivities in Honour of San Antonio Abad

The festivities dedicated to San Antonio Abad or Sant Antoni del porquet are organised by els llumeners. The chronicles point to the birth of these festivities coinciding with the birth of the neighbourhood that has the same name, at the end of the XVIII century. The festive program offers the traditional burning of bonfires, the celebration of the porrat and the popular dansá. Animals acquire a special prominence with their being blessed and the raffling of a pig.

  • Details:
  • Town: Ontinyent
  • Start date: 16/01/2016
  • End date: 17/01/2016

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