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Fiesta Mayor – Festa Major 2012

Start Date : 20/08/2012
End Date : 26/08/2012
2:00 pm to 2:00 am

Phone : +3493 894 4251
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“Festa Major de Sitges”. Sitges’ main Annual Fiesta in Honour of “Sant Bartomeu”,

The Town’s Patron Saint. There is an amazing fireworks display on the 23rd, centered around Sitges Church. Watched by many along the beach and also on the water, via a troupe of boats.

A wide range of events and festivals celebrating the Catalan Culture. With:
– Impressive human castles/pyramids (castellers ) Often 6 people high wit a small child at the top
– Giants, capgrossos (carnival figures with big papier-mâché heads)

in the center and all over Sitges town (shopping area/square).

Along with fire-breathing beasts and ancient dances like the diables (devils), bastons (stick dance), gitanes (gypsies), cercolets or moixiganga, among others.

With numerous processions around the town’s streets, a spectacular fireworks display, solemn mass, processions, open-air dancing and sardanes (traditional Catalan dance).

Monday 20th August 2012

Tuesday 21st August 2012

Wednesday 22nd August 2012

Thursday 23rd August 2012

Friday 24th August 2012

6am : o6:oohrs (we think!)
– Popular dances and musicians paraded through the streets of the town with pink flowers.
Route: Baluard, Fonollar, Baluard Vidal i Quadras Port de n’Alegre, Rafael Llapart, Sant Da-tntà, Sant Sebasttà. Jesús. Sant Bar tomeu, Son t Goudencl, Sant Josep,
Espoitcr, placa d’Espanya, carrer d’Espanya, Joan Tarrida, plaça de la Indústria, Marquès de Montrotg, Parellades, Cap de la Vila, Major I Ajuntament.

10.30am : 10:3ohrs
– Parish Church Sant Bartomeu & Santa Tecia
Music Group Suburband Retiro, dances and musicians, performance of dances and interludes, the Banda perform the harvest. The national anthem of Catalonia.

6.30pm : 18:3ohrs
– Afternoon Concert: In the gardens of the Casino Prado

8.30pm : 20:3ohrs
– Procession in honor of St. Bartholomew in the streets of the town squares and Passeig de la Ribera (Sitges Promanade), Dancers, pipers and Musical Group of Su-burband Redro. Giants,  fireworks and the bells ring out. Closing prayer.
BIG DANCE FESTIVAL with the orchestras of La banda dragon owl
La Banda Del Drac i Buhos

Saturday 25th August 2012

11am : 11:00hrs
– I’Hospital de Sanr Joan Baprista, commemorating building of the hospital
10pm : 22:00hrs
–  Frigate, concerts with the orchestra Blanes
– Various DJs.

Sunday 26th August 2012

7.30pm : 19:30hrs (other Council site says 6.30pm : 18:30hrs)
– Human Towers Plaça de l’Ajuntament
Festa Major Human Tower Performance
Groups: Minyons de Terrassa, Castellers de les Roquetes & Colla Jove de Castellers de Sitges Pl. de l’ Ajuntament 18:30h

7.30pm : 19:30hrs (other Council site says 6.30pm : 18:30hrs)
– I’hort de can Falç, dancing for the older person (Musical duo)
Ball for the Elderly
   Duet Josep & Kim Hort de Can Falç  18:30h

11.30pm : 23:30hrs (other Council site says 10.15pm : 22:15h)
– Platja de San Sebastià : closing event
Closing open-air Sardana dances
  Performed by Cobla Sitgetana With a colorful fireworks display and cake and wine tasting  Sant Sebastiàn beach  22:15h

We have tried to manually re-type and translate the events by hand, however please refer to the program below and not depend on our information. We are not aware of a digital version for the blind.


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Office de Tourisme et Centrale de Réserves ,
Pl. Eduard Maristany, 2 08870 Sitges

Agència de Promoció Turisme de SitgesTel: +3493 894 4251

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Event Categories: Day Open Air Dance Events and Sitges Festivals.

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