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Programme of festivities in Pilar de la Horadada - Summer 2013


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Programme of festivities in Pilar de la Horadada - Summer 2013

  1. 1. PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES 27 th ANNIVERSARY OF PILAR DE LA HORADADA'S SEGREGATION (1986-2013) friday july 26 th 10.00 pm – Poetry reading at Finca Los Picos with classical music (Free entrance) saturday july 27th 10.00 pm – Concerts: Golden70's Live, Ito & The Trails and Quinto Acorde Place: Church Square sunday july 28th 10.00 pm – Dancing with the orchestra “Chákara” Place: Church Square monday july 29th 10.00 pm – Concert “Tribute to Nino Bravo” by the Unión Musical Horadada Place: Church Square tuesday july 30th 11.00 am – Mass service with participation by “Coral Horadada” Place: Parish Church “Nuestra Señora del Pilar” 12.00 pm – Inauguration of bust of Reverend Mr. Arsenio Irygoyen Place: “Ikomar” Parish Centre in Avenida de los Villenas 12.30 pm – Institutional act with tribute to the school “José María Paternina”
  2. 2. Place: Cultural Centre (“Casa de Cultura”) 2.00 pm – Popular paella Bouncy castle for children (from 12.00 pm till 5.00 pm) Place: Municipal Enclosure 5.00 pm – Ringing of bells and fireworks remembering the time when Pilar de la Horadada gained its independence from Orihuela. Place: Church Square From 11.00 till 8.00 pm – Day of open doors at municipal swimming pools (“30 de Julio” in C/ Blasco Ibáñez in Pilar de la Horadada and swimming pool at sport centre in Pinar de Campoverde). PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES IN MIL PALMERAS From August 1st till August 4 th 2013 thursday august 1 st 10.00 am – Inauguration of Festivities with firecrackers and brass band parade. “We decorate our festivities” Workshop of pennant painting for children. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 6.00 pm - “Tribal dances”, workshop for children. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 8.00 pm - “Wild Disco”, we will play games with music from Disney's films. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 10.00 pm – Music and dancing, with performances by schools and gyms from Pilar. Place: Mil Palmeras Square friday august 2 nd
  3. 3. 11.00 am - “My castle”, sand castle contest. Place: Mil Palmeras beach 7.00 pm - “All together”, XXL games for the whole family. Place: Overlook at the end of Avenida de Francia 8.00 pm – Zumba masterclass. Place: Mil Palmeras beach 9.30 pm - “Gloria and Alex” (female hippo and lion from Madagascar) will visit bars and restaurants. From 9.00 pm till midnight – Musical performances by JP's, British and Spanish singers with a stellar performance by “Bono” and Beauty Contest Miss and Mister Mil Palmeras, adults and children categories. Place: Mil Palmeras Square saturday august 3 rd 10.30 am - “Maxi mancala”, don't be afraid and have fun with this African game at big scale. Place: Mil Palmeras beach 1.30 pm – “Expedition to the most curious animal world”, contest at bars and restaurants. Participate and win tasty prizes! (in person draw on Sunday evening). 6.00 pm – “Tales from the Jungle” and “Wild faces”, storytelling, face-painting, etc. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 7.30 pm – Running race (departing from Mil Palmeras Square). 10.00 pm – Dance with the orchestra “Dolce Vita”. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 11.00 pm – “Release of bulls”, street entertainment Place: Paseo Romea, Square, Overlook, Avenida Francia sunday august 4 th 10.30 am – “Festivities in colour”, children's drawing contest. Place: Olympia Restaurant 11.30 am – “Searching for footprints”, look for the tracks, overcome the tests and, above all: have fun with this great gymkhana! (Sport Centre + Petanque pitches). 7.00 pm – Landing of the Virgin of La Alegría on the beach followed by procession to the chapel where there will be a mass service. 9.30 pm – Awards and trophies ceremony. Place: Mil Palmeras Square 10.00 pm – Dance with the orchestra “Trío Everest” Place: Mil Palmeras Square 10.30 pm – “Graellisia Isabelae”, parade of giant butterflies. Place: Paseo Romea, Square, Crossing of Avenida de España / Francia, Paseo Riviera 00.00 hs. - Fireworks display. Place: Paseo Riviera 00.15 hs. - “In search for new species”, explorers and natives on the terraces.
  4. 4. PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES IN EL MOJÓN From August 12th till August 16 th monday august 12 th 10.00 am – Beginning of fencing workshop. 12.00 pm – Opening of Sea Market (“Mercadillo Marinero”) at promenade tuesday august 13 th 9.30 pm – Football championship. Children and over 16 years old categories. Place: Park “Las Aves” 6.30 pm – Children's games Place: El Mojón beach 10.30 pm – Election and Crowning of Children and Young Beauty Queen 2013. Place: Promenade wednesday august 14 th 6.00 pm – Petanque championship Place: Beside the football field 7.00 pm – Great costume contest (parade) and Children's Games. Place: From the promenade 10.30 pm – Show by “Coro y Voces Doradas” by the Ballroom Dance Workshop. Place: Next to the promenade thursday august 15 th 7.30 pm – Final of football championship. Place: Pinatar Arena 10.30 pm – Great Dance with the orchestra “Sueños de Luna” and hot cocoa with “churros”. Place: Promedade friday august 16 th 9.00 am - Cross race for different ages around the municipality.
  5. 5. Place: Promedade 7.30 pm - Solemn procession along the streets in honour of Saint Roque (Saint Roch) 8.30 pm - Outdoors mass in honour of Saint Roque. Place: Promedade 10.30 pm - Popular dance & orchestra. Place: Promedade
  6. 6. PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES IN TORRE DE LA HORADADA From August 4th till August 17th sunday august 4 th 10.00 am till 8.00 pm - “Pilar's Graffiti Contest”, enrollment at Cultural Centre (“Casa de Cultura”) in Pilar de la Horadada, C/ Carretillas, s/n friday august 9 th 11.00 pm - 3 rd Beach Party “August Moon” on International Youth Day. Dj's, Go-Go's, music and many more surprises. Place: Parking lot at the beach of Las Higuericas-Villas wednesday august 14th 8.15 pm - Flower offering to the “Virgen de la Asuncíon”. Place: Departure from opposite the Guardia Civil headquarters 10.00 pm - Dance with the orchestra “Athenas” Place: La Torre Square 11.00 pm - Desembarco Rock (“Rock landing”) with several bands. Place: Parking lot at the beach of Las Higuericas-Villas thursday august 15th 8:15 am - Sea procession with the “Virgen de la Asunción”. Place: Yacht Club (“Club Náutico”) 8.30 pm - Solemn procession along the streets of Torre de la Horadada with the sculpture of the Virgin. Upon reaching the beach of Conde, a fireworks diplay will take place. 10.00 pm - Dance with the orchestra “Caché” Place: La Torre Square friday august 16 th 9.30 pm - Tribute to the late Mr. Antonio Sánchez Lozano. Inauguration of a plaque in the square that bears his name, followed by a projection about his life.
  7. 7. Place: Square “Antonio Sánchez Lozano” 11.00 pm – Dance with “Trio Eclipse” saturday august 17 th 10.00 pm – Concert by choir “Coral horadada” and “Viejas Glorias” serenaders Place: Square “Antonio Sánchez Lozano”
  8. 8. PROGRAMME OF FESTIVITIES IN PINAR DE CAMPOVERDE From August 23rd till August 25th friday august 23rd 10.00 pm – Meeting of Chorales: “Coral Horadada” and “Coro Pinar” Place: Plaza Florida saturday august 24th 8.00 pm – Charity popular paella for the benefit of “Cáritas” (3 € donation) and ambient music Place: Plaza Florida 10.00 pm – Performance by “Ballet Servio” Place: Plaza Florida sunday august 25th 8.00 pm – Award ceremony Place: Plaza Florida 9.00 pm – Music for all with “Orquesta Impacto” Place: Plaza Florida OTHER ACTIVITIES Several championships will take place throughout the month of August. More information at the Municipal Office in Pinar de Campoverde.
  9. 9. OFICINA DE TURISMO PILAR DE LA HORADADA Plaza Campoamor, 2 03190 Pilar de la Horadada Tlf: 96 6767068 Fax: 96 6767340 email: url: Follow us: (Visit Pilar de la Horadada) "Pilar de la Horadada's Tourist Info Office will not be held responsible for changes in the times and/or schedule of the information contained in the present documents." Summer opening hours (1 jun.-31 sep.): From Monday to Saturday, from 10 am. till 7 pm. Sundays from 10 am till 1 pm. **Ask for bank holidays
  10. 10. If you would like to receive weekly information by e-mail on Pilar de la Horadada's activities and events, please contact the tourist office.
  11. 11. S.I.R. (Service of International Relations) Tel. 96 535 15 19 / Fax. 96 535 23 25 Plaza Campoamor, 2 03190, Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante) The Town Council's Festivities' Department reserves the right to modify this programme. The Organization will not be hold responsible for possible damages caused by such changes