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FESTES PATRONALS MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO 
Programme 2017

Thursday 17th - Friday 25th August
20:30 - Special Prayers in honour of Mare de Déu de Loreto in the parish church


Friday 18th - Friday 25th August
Padel Tournament organised by Peña La Tremoló on the courts at the Palau Municipal d'Esports.
Matches will take place between 17:00 and midnight Monday to Friday and between 09:00 and midnight Saturday and Sunday.
Bar service will be available.


Sunday 20th August
21:30 - COMEDY NIGHT in Calle Severo Ochoa. TOT RIST, the theatrical group of the Comissió de Festes Mare de Déu de Loreto will be performing the Valencian farce "La Barraqueta del Nano" by Paco Barchino that was first performed in 1921 in Valencia. Bar service will be available.


Tuesday 22nd August
V Blood Donation Campain "Dionís Henarejos" at the Casal of the Comissió de Festes in Calle Severo Ochoa.
IMPORTANT NOTE: British citizens and other nationalities who lived in the UK for one year or more between 1980 and 1996 are prohibited from making blood donations anywhere in the EU (except the UK itself) due to concerns about the possibility of CJD infection. There is no test currently available for the disease which would allow screening of blood donors and consequently the health authorities have had to implement prohibitions to anyone who has spent a certain period of time in locations where the disease has been found.


Thursday 24th August
21:00 - IV CATA DE VINOS MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO. Wine-tasting "Rioja y Ribera del Duero Frente a Frente" with wine expert Graciela Pena Valente from VinoVitaro in collaboration with sommelier Raúl Caselles from Bodega Miguel and Salones Carrasco. The price is 12 euros and space is limited to 70 people with pre-registration available on 22nd and 2rd August at the Casal of the Comissió de Festes in Calle Severo Ochoa between 19:00 and 21:00.


Friday 25th August
20:30 - Mass in memory of the deceased of the parish and solemn hand-kissing of the image of the patron Mare de Déu de Loreto. The Comissió de Festes will offer flowers to those presidents and members of the commission who have passed away.
22:00 - Concert by the Grupo Polifónico Ars Nova "Cant a la Natura" in the parish church.


Saturday 26th August
11:00 - XII Junior Fishing Compeition Peña La U.C.A. in the Puerto de Xàbia, open to children up to 12 years old. Registration opens at 10:00 on the same day and participants must bring their own fishing equipment.
17:00 - XXXVI Peña La Bufa Cycle Race (separate programme).
23:00 - FIESTA PRESENTATION 2017 in Avenida Jaime I with the presentation of the main protagonists of this year's edition. The formal ceremony will be followed by live music and dancing to Montecarlo until 05:00.


Sunday 27th August - Sports Day
09:00 - VIII Speed Painting Competition " José Lledó" in the Lonja de Pescadores.
09:30 - Junior Raspall Tournament in Calle Virgen de Loreto. (Valencian Pilota)
10:00 - XXXVI Peña La Bufa Foot Race from Cala Blanca to the port. Registrations can made at the start-line.
10:00 - XXVI Mare de Déu de Loreto Chess Tournament (XXIX Open Vila de Xàbia) in Calle Severo Ochoa with the participation of several national and international grandmasters. Organised by the Club d'Escacs Xàbia and Comissió de Festes.
11:30 - Llarques Match (Valencian Pilota) between Xàbia and El Poble Noue de Benitatxell in Calle Virgen de Loreto.
12:30 - Commission Parade touring the streets of the port finishing at Calle Virgen de Loreto where the Mayorales 2017 will be offering sangría.-
17:00 - XXVII Inter-Peña Raspall Tournament (Valencian Pilota) in Calle Virgen de Loreto.
17:30 - I Beer Pong Mariner organised by Peña La Porcà in the Peña Enclosure behind the sports centre. Registration can be made with the Peña until Friday 25th August. Bar service will be available.
18:30 - Professional Raspall Match (Valencian Pilota) in Calle Virgen de Loreto between SARIERO / FERRER of Gata and TOMAQUETA of Xàbia against SERGIO / JOSELE / SOQUETA of Oliva.
20:30 - Concert by the Youth Orchestra of the Centre Artístic Musical de Xàbia in Paseo Jaime I.
22:00 - Community Dinner in Paseo Marítimo with the Comissió de Fiestas offering an aperitif, a drink and a dessert for everyone attending. Afterwards there will be live music and dancing to Syberia until 03:00.


Monday 28th August
17:30 - Five-A-Side Football Tournament in the court of CEIP Port de Xàbia.
22:30 - Sensational Unpublished Performance by the Comissió de Festes in the Paseo Marítimo featuring a journey of well-known music from the 70s, 80s and 90s.


Tuesday 29th August
17:30 - Five-A-Side Football Tournament in the court of CEIP Port de Xàbia.
19:30 - Book Presentation "Treinta Mujeres Fascinantes en la Historia de Valencia" in the Port Library.
22:00 - Community Dinner in Calle Doctor Fleming with the Comissió de Fiestas offering an aperitif, a drink and a dessert for everyone attending. There will also be grand raffle. Afterwards there will be live music and dancing to Bradmis until 03:00.


Wednesday 30th August
22:00 - Community Dinner in Zona Bartolomé Ros with the Comissió de Fiestas offering an aperitif, a drink and a dessert for everyone attending. There will also be grand raffle. Afterwards there will be live music and dancing to Bradmis until 03:00.
During the day, the participating residents of the port area will begin to decorate their houses, balconies and streets for the fiestas. The business association XÀBIA PORT has developed two cetegories for competition to encourage decoration during these celebrations, rewarding the most creative and best decorated; the rules and regulations regarding the competition have been set out in the fiesta book. The Comissió de Festes also encourages residents, businesses and establishments to participate to bring the festive atmosphere to all corners of the port area and contribute to the celebrations.


Thursday 31st August
12:00 - BOUS A LA MAR (Bull-Running by the Sea) with Ranch Benavent. Opening of the world-famous Baret dels Bous a la Mar. There will also be a tribute and a minute's silence in memory of Edu Monfort, Vicent Serret and José Moya organised by the Bous a la Mar and members of the Comissió de Festes Mare de Déu de Loreto.
19:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Els Coves.
23:30 - BOUS AL CARRER · I "EDU MONFORT GASENT" INTER-RANCH CHALLENGE with Ranch Ifach competing against Ranch Machancoses with two cows and a bull. The winner will advance to the round on Monday 4th September against Ranch Hermanos Cali, winner of the 2016 edition.
23:00 - Discomóvil Fluor Party with BitSound in the Paseo Maritimo, organised by Paña El Tremeló on the occasion of their fifth anniversary.


Friday 1st September
12:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch La Paloma.
18:30 - Simultaneous Chess in Calle Severo Ochoa with the participation of international grand-master Francisco Sánchez-Guirado.
19:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Crespo.
23:15 - HORSE DRESSAGE Exhibition in the bull arena.
23:45 - IV CHALLENGE BETWEEN DIFFERENT ACROBATS AND BULL-LEAPERS followed by a release of two cows from Ranch Els Coves.
00:00 - Discomóvil Aibax&Bup in Paseo Jaime I with music provided by DJs José David Bou and Christian Blond until 04:00.


Saturday 2nd September - Peña Day
09:30 - XVIII Open Table Tennis Tournament Mare de Déu de Loreto organised by TEMEXA.
10:00 - XV 3x3 Basketball Tournament Mare de Déu de Loreto for Benjamin and Cadete level. Organised by CB Joventut Xàbia.
11:00 - Inter-Peña Treasure Hunt in the Peña Enclosure organised by Peña la Porcà.
12:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Benavent. Afterwards there will be a community lunch with the Comissió de Festes and the Peñas.
16:00 - XV 3x3 Basketball Tournament Mare de Déu de Loreto for Benjamin and Cadete level. Organised by CB Joventut Xàbia.
17:30 - Fun Musical Parade of the Peñas Marineras from the Peña Enclosure.
19:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Hermanos Cali who will provided the animals for the first time for this type of event.
00:00 - CARNAVALIA ON TOUR Macrodiscomóvil in Avenida Augusta until 05:00, an event which fuses the best music of today with animation, live performances and special effects.


Sunday 3rd September - Children's Day
09:00 - Children's Wake-Up Parade accompanied by the young musicians of L'Escola Xirimitab's de Xàbia starting in Avenida Jaime I. Kids should bring their own instrument to make noise but the Comissió de Festes will provide instruments if necessary.
10:00 - Chocolatada organised by the Comissió de Festes and prepared by the residents of Calle Doctor Fleming in Paseo Jaime I. Afterwards there will the children's games in Calle Triana organised by Peña La Penyeta Roja and Peña Pili La Banyà with the collaboration of the residents of the street. There will also be the traditional meringue fight on the Paseo Marítimo and to finish (and clean everyone up) there will be the water festival in collaboration with Transportes Montgó.
11:00 - Children's Inflatable Park and Watergames in Paseo Jaime I.
11:30 - Classic Car Exhibition in Calle Doctor Fleming.
12:30 - Traditional Greasy Pole Challenge in the bull arena will the collaboration on Peña La Bufa.
13:00 - Carretons a la Mar in the bull arena, bulls-head carts for the little ones. The organisers request the collaboration of the parents to keep a close eye on their children if they intend to jump into the water from the harbour edge.
14:00 - Paella, Soft Drinks and Ice Creams for all the Kids offered by CELDA SL and Supermercados Coaliment in Calle Severo Ochoa.
20:00 - FLOAT PARADE with the participation of several musical groups, performance companies and a critical / satirical look at life from the Peñas.
00:00 - Spectacular CORREFOCS with the Colla de Dimonis de Mislata who will tour the streets of the port and fill them with fire, music and light. Aftewards, there will be a discomóvil with DJ Salva Burches in the Paseo Marítimo organised by Peña Els Golossos in collabiration with Bar Dúplex until 04:00.


Monday 4th September
12:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Crespo.
19:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch La Paloma.
23:30 - BOUS AL CARRER · I "EDU MONFORT GASENT" INTER-RANCH CHALLENGE The Final.


Tuesday 5th September
10:00 - Planetarium for youngsters up to the age of 13 in the cloisters of the parish church in which they will discover constellations, comets, planets and galaxies!
10:00 - VII Gran Cagada organised by Peña La Bufa and Peá La Comuna in the bull arena with brunch for all attending.
12:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch La Paloma.
19:00 - BOUS A LA MAR with Ranch Benavent. At the end there will be the grand finale and the closure of the world-famous Baret de Bous a la Mar.
23:30 - Discmóvil La Porcà celebrating their fifth anniversary in the Paseo Marítimo with the collaboration of Bar-Restaurante L'Almadrava with music provided by DJs Esteve Bas and Juanjo García until 03:00.


Wednesday 6th September - Senior's Day
10:30 - Brisca Tournament for the Over-50s in the Casal de la Peña La Bufa.
12:00 - Prize-Giving for the XXV Children's Drawing Content Dionís Henarejos Crespo in Calle Severo Ochoa.
12:30 - Peña La Bufa offers an aperitif for all the senior citizens.
13:00 - General Ringing of the Bells which will announce the arrival of the religious side of the celebrations.
18:00 - Peña La Bufa will visit the Hermanos Cholbi Rest Home.
20:00 - FLOWER OFFERING TO LA MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO. The Comissió de Festes invites all the peñas, streets, associations, fiestas, residents of the Port and of all Xàbia to participate in this moving act.
22:30 - Valencian Farce "Al Laio" performed by the Montgó de Xàbia Theatre Group in Calle Doctor Fleming with the collaboration of Peña La Bufa.
00:00 - SERENADING THE MAYORALESAS and MAYORALES with Tuna de Xàbia who will begin at the parish church. When they finish in Calle Severo Ochoa, there will be wine of honour offered by the Mayorales 2017 and the Comissió de Festes. Afterwards there will be live music with La Mocha in Paseo Jaime I until 03:00.


Thursday 7th September - Día del Santísimo Cristo del Mar
09:00 - Musical Parade "Pilatrix" through the streets of the port, organised by Peña Pila La Banyà and Peña Liatrix.
09:00 - General Ringing of the Bells to signal the celebrations in honout of the Santísimo Cristo del Mar.
11:30 - Traditional visit of the Mayorales 2017 and Comissió de Festes to the Hermanos Cholbi Rest Home and the Sant María de Betania Day Centre.
13:00 - Informal Parade through the streets of the port by the Mayorales 2017 and the Comissío de Festes to Calle Santísimo Cristo del Mar.
13:30 - STREET PARTY in Calle Santísimo Cristo del Mar, organised by Peña Pila La Banyà and Peña Liatrix.
19:00 - Parade with the town band and the Comissío de Festes to visit the decorated streets and collect the Mayorales 2017 to accompany them to the parish church.
19:30 - Mass in honour of the Santísimo Cristo del Mar in the parish church with the Parish Choir.
20:00 - Solemn PROCESSION OF THE IMAGE OF SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DEL MAR through the streets of the port, At the end of the procession, there will be the traditional COLOURFUL MASCLETÀ in Avenida Jaime I.
23:30 - Spectacular MUSIC HALL in the Paseo Marítimo, a performance combining music, dance, acrobatics, magic and risky fire acts!
00.00 - Discomóvil organised by Peña La U.C.A. in Calle Doctor Fleming with DJ David Simó providing the music until 04:00.


Friday 8th September - Día de la Mare de Déu de Loreto
08:00 - Wake Up Parade through the streets of the port, organised by the Comissío de Festes.
09:00 - General Ringing of the Bells to announce the arrival of the great day of the patron.
11:00 - Procession with the town band and the Fiesta Commission to collect the Mayorales 2017 and accompany them to the parish church.
12:00 - Solemn Mass in honour of Mare de Déu de Loreto with the attendance of the town officials, the fishermen's guild, representatives of other fiestas, the Mayorales 2017, the Fiesta Commission and the people of Xàbia. Mass will be sung by the parish choir. Afterwards, there will be a procession by all the attendees to the Avenida Jaime I for the MASCLETÀ.
19:00 - Procession of the town band and the Fiesta Commission to collect the Mayorales 2017 to accompany them to the parish church.
20:00 - Solemn PROCESSION OF THE IMAGE OF LA MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO through the streets of the port.
00:00 - Live music and dancing with Euforia in the Paseo Marítimo-
01:00 - AQUATIC FIREWORK DISPLAY which will bring the celebrations to a close. Afterwards, the music continues until 04:00.


NOTES
1. The mistreatment the animals during the Bous a la Mar as well as the entry of children under the age of 16 and those people who are drunk into the arena is totally prohibited. To comply with these regulations, there will be monitoring personnel in and around the bull arena from the Fiesta Commission and the organisation.
2. All the floral tributes are handled by Peña Liatrix.
3. The gunpowder used during the celebrations has been provided byy RICASA.
4. At the community dinners, all attendees should bring their own food with them and the Fiesta Commission will provide an aperitif, a drink and a dessert.
5. The Fiesta Commission reserves the right to change the programme and/or the itineraries of the acts if and when required.


To learn more about the Festes Patronals Mare de Déu de Loreto, click here.


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