Festivals and events in Peniscola

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Festivities in honor of the Mare de Deu de L'HERMIT

Generation after generation is the first of September, the ringing of bells. It is the call to the party. Starting on September 1 each night begins the ninth to the Virgin (communal recitation of the Rosary in the chapel), which makes Peñíscola sit inside it and the upcoming holiday, they are 8 and 9 September each year and during that time are held dansants folk performances, Llaurador, Gypsies, cavallets, cristians pilgrims and Moors, all of a great cultural and heritage value. Declared of National Tourist Interest, the main festivities dedicated to the Mare de Deu de l'Ermitana begin on September 7 and their duration varies. Are characteristic of traditional danses Llaurador, dansants, gitanetes, pilgrims and dansa i cavallets-battle between Moors and Christians, which take place on 8 and 9 September at the Plaça d'Armes, heifers on the beach and during the morning, the Moors and Christians parades and fireworks. This festival starts on September 7.

CLASSIC THEATRE FESTIVAL CASTLE PEÑÍSCOLA
Calderón de la Barca, Miguel de Cervantes, Valle-Inclán or Beaumarchais are some authors who come together in this festival of theater and that we will enjoy the classics in a unique setting: the courtyard of the Castillo del Papa Luna in the light of the star. The festival is celebrated in the months of July and August



La Virgen de la Ermitana

The name and symbolizes Ermitana Peniscola combines a world of fervor, popular culture and evocation of a long past. The festivities hna been declared of National Tourist Interest. The Ermitana presides over the life of the very noble, loyal and very faithful city, not only physically, with their high hermitage near the castle, but also in the feeling. Generation after generation, the love of the Virgin Mary, venerated by the name of Mare de Déu d'Ermitana, is one of the outstanding features of this ancient fortress city in the sea. It Ermitana l'venue and convergence of the soul Peñíscola. Begin on September 7 and the duration varies. Are characteristic of traditional danses Llaurador, dansants, gitanetes, pilgrims and dansa i cavallets-battle between Moors and Christians, which take place on 8 and 9 September at the Plaça d'Armes, heifers on the beach and during the morning, the Moors and Christians parades and fireworks. This festival starts on September 7.

THE FEAST AND THE PARTIES In early September comes the ringing of bells. It is the call to the party. Starting on September 1 each night begins the ninth to the Virgin (communal recitation of the Rosary in the chapel), which makes Peñíscola sit inside it and the upcoming holiday, they are 8 and 9 September each year and during that time are held dansants folk performances, Llaurador, Gypsies, cavallets, cristians pilgrims and Moors, all of a great cultural and heritage value.

THE DANCE The name by which the performers are known, "dansants els." The earliest date known to us back to the seventeenth century. Invaded by a religious, act in the festivities of the Virgen de la Ermitana 8 and September 9 in the procession dancing in the Plaza de Armas and the Mass at vespers. The Night Watch (Alba) is similar to requests daytime Aragonese people who are on hand to spend on a meal here translates into "what ranxet fer" with similar meaning.

Los Caballitos, (ELS Cavallets) "Els cavallets" are a group of older boys, in four pairs, loaded with a armarzón, simulating a horse and imitating dance battles on horseback. This dance group has been very popular in the past, in the Valencian. For instance, Zorita also had this dance with the same remote references to 1662. It happens that sometimes the dances are repeated in its theme, this is proof of a community of shared social motivations origin

The joys of joys The song is one of the most genuine religious practices and made possible the maintenance of mother tongue in the centuries of decline, since almost all the people of Catalonia and Valencia worship with vocation.

HOLIDAY PROGRAM holidays In the main objective of the Peñíscola cultural attraction is the holiday in which all cultural institutions organizing events of various sorts. It is also notable as the various associations are redeployed holidays to organize their entertainment, of which we reference in the program of events in which we said the events of different days, are examples of the following: Program of Events 2009 Peñiscola , Peniscola Holiday Calendar

INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
During the month of July jazz groups and renowned musicians such as Bebo Valdés, Manhattan Transfer and Kenny Barron Trio bring us closer to this unique musical style is Jazz. For a week are offered performances in the Palau de Congressos de Peñíscola and other spaces of the old city, enjoying the performances are free. During the festival will also offer activities such as exhibitions and seminars with the Jazz as a central issue.

INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ANCIENT AND BAROQUE MUSIC
Musicians and first-rate orchestras come together in this musical event which has become the field of early music and Baroque Europe. The festival is opened with a show that is piromusical Castle Peñíscola framework in which are mixed in a synchronized music and fireworks. Is held in August at the Castle of Peniscola

CYCLE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERTS PEÑÍSCOLA CITY
Another annual events in the city at sea. In these cycles, classical music concerts involving musicians consolidated national and international level as well as young performers. The cycles start every year with the traditional "Misa del Pescador." Held in mid-September.

FEAST OF SANT ROC On 16 August, at the Plaza San Roc held a wreath and a traditional parade in honor of the patron of Peniscola.

SANT ANTONI ABAD On January 17th the festival takes place Ant Antoni Abad in which a fire is lit where typical products are cooked and takes place a popular festival. The saint's day is celebrated a Mass and a small procession of cars in which the animals are blessed. Sweet rolls, are distributed blessed.

CARNIVALS mid-February and during a weekend held parades and masked balls. The final day also makes hot chocolate for all children and is the burial of the sardine.

EASTER In March or April, coinciding with the days of Passover, are varied activities that take place in Peniscola. The main ones are religious events, such as processions of Thursday and Good Friday. There are also exhibitions in the Castle of Papa Luna, free children's activities in different parts of the city and guitar concerts at the Castle. SHOOTING coincide with the days before the May 1 holiday is celebrated the popular festival of Las Fallas, to the floor of the monument, street, masses, and cream mascletaes signaling the end of the party.

SANT ANTONI DE ROMERIA Popular and traditional festival that takes place on the Sunday after Easter. It is a procession to the Ermita del Santo, located about 6 kms from the city, on top of a mountain. Later in the chapel has a mass in honor of the saint, followed by dancing and food.

FEAST OF SANT ISIDRE On 15 May, during the feast in honor of San Isidro, celebrate popular events such as fairs, heifers that take place in the square that bears the name of the saint, and other activities such as shooting and drag horses.

FEAST OF SANT JOAN On June 23 in South Beach is celebrated on the night of San Juan, during which Havana is hosting concerts, bonfires, and fireworks to celebrate the most magical night of the year.

FEAST OF SANT PERE Peniscola Sant Pere honors for its seafaring tradition. For the occasion is celebrated on June 29th a procession of fishing boats and heifers.



FEAST OF SANT Cristòfol the end of June is the day dedicated to official drivers proceed to the blessing of vehicles.



LITERARY PRIZE SHORT STORIES "PEÑÍSCOLA CITY Y PASTOR FRANCISCO A." The Peniscola Tourist Board launches short story competition that brings together authors from around the world. The failure of the literary contest involving big names of world literature and Spanish literature takes place in the Gothic Room of the Castle of Papa Luna in mid-April.



EVENTS IN PEÑISCOLA



MERCAT I FESTA MEDIEVAL During the Christmas holidays and New Year, in the Plaza Santa Maria performed the staging of an old market set in the Middle Ages with displays of medieval arts, crafts workshops and craft stalls and feeding traditional. The perfect setting involving Peniscola old town makes it one of the most spectacular in Spain markets.

BETHLEHEM LIVING During the Christmas and New Year at Artillery Park is given the traditional event, crowded and popular representation of biblical passages own Christmas in a natural setting with the participation from children to seniors Peñíscola.
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Galoshes and TAPAS Every year during the month of September, the Municipal Tourism, together with the entrepreneurs of the city, carried out the Days of flip-flops and Tapas. This initiative has as its main purpose culinary revitalize the old city and surrounding areas and promote further the alternative dining area. All the bars that they wish, participate in this path flip-flops and caps with the development of two different from the usual caps, and a small fee you can taste a lid with a beer, a glass of wine or soft drink. All those who wish have a coupon in which each cuñando local fare when they go to test the cap to the competition, and when all the coupon-law, can pass through the tourist office to pick up free pair of sandals. The prize for the best tapas is decided by jury, and is awarded a prize for best cover and one for best presentation.

MODEL SHIP EXHIBITION 4th PEÑISCOLA Dates: Days 10 and October 11, 2009 Location: perimeter of the pool of Gran Hotel Peniscola. Bring your own models and participate in the event. Hours of exposure to the public: Exhibition: 10:00 to 14:00 and from 17:00 to 20:00 Night Navigation: by the pool at the Hotel: 20:30 to 21:30 Organizers: Modelling Club Naval "face Benicaró the sea "and" Gran Hotel Peniscola "Registration of Participation: 669 July 25, 1965 Hotel Reservations: 964 46 90 00 Address: Avda Papa Luna 132-136 Peñiscola / Benicarlo Castellon. (Access via the bridge terme Stripe)

XVII Festival of Bands "City of Peñíscola" July 25, 2009, we assist new edition of the Festival of Bands "City of Peniscola, and XVII, which could be heard in parts of the most varied, the hands of two musical groups, the Musical Society l'Armonia de Montroy (Valencia), l 'Associació Musical de l'Ermitana Verge "of Peniscola. Faced with a number of places touched the flag, about 400 people occupied the grounds of the Artillery Park Papa Luna Castle

North Beach brings together dozens of kite flying enthusiasts July 28, 2009 The owners of the flying beauties appreciated the peculiar location of the beach, near the isthmus of the Citadel and cliffs also were able to see the benevolence of the usual weather municipality, with clear skies, sunshine and mild wind gusts, optimal conditions for the development of this pecualiar hobby. Kites, between 25 and 36 meters, deployed on the roof of Peñíscola adorning the usual picture of Papa Luna Castle in the background.

Naval Exhibition Peñiscola Modelling, 10 and October 11, 2009 at the perimeter of the pool of Gran Hotel Peniscola, Bring your own models and join us. Public Hours: exposition of 11:00 to 14:00 and 17:00 to 20:00 at night by the pool Navigation 20:30 to 21:30, Organizers: Modelling Club Naval "Benicarló face the Sea" and Grand Hotel Peniscola



Fiestas de la Merced in Peñsicola Las fiestas de la Mercè, patron saint of Barcelona, held every year on 24 September. The Barcelona starts the season with a festival in honor of his patron, the Mare de Deu de la Mercè. and is an ideal opportunity to make a trip to peñiscola which is located a couple of hours drive south of Barcelona.



Peñiscola punch of Pilar, October Bridge bridge abutment is celebrated throughout Spain. Every October 12th is a holiday work schedule for a major festival in honor of the Virgen del Pilar pors the patron saint of Spain, patron ytambién Zaragoza, the Aragonese capital.

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