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August 16, Beires: Patron saint festivities in honor of San Roque
The Fiestas are celebrated in honor of the patron of Beires, San Roque, August 16. Since always been held on 16,17 and 18 August regardless of the days of the week that fall, but for several years, to be held next week to 16 August. Coinciding with the festivity will usually include Cultural Week. Programming and Cultural week offering is wide: - From games for children such as: children's theaters, foam party, sports workshops ... - Two days of outdoor cinema. - Theatre and parades - Exhibitions normally organized women's association in the municipality (Lilies Andarax) - Domino contests and all kinds of games - Gourmet Competition
August 17, Rágol: Celebrations in honor of San Agapito
The festivities take place between 17 and 21 August. The town is dumped their parties to honor their patron.
August 25, Alicún: Party Guest
The holiday is celebrated between days 21 and 26 August. These days the Party Vote, which celebrates how popular acclaim approved seek protection from San Sebastian to rid them of the cholera epidemic is commemorated.
August 25, Fondon: Celebrations in honor of Our Lady of Sorrows
Between days 25 and 26 August, the city is dumped their parties to honor their patron saint.
August 28, Santa Cruz de Marchena: Management holidays to San Agustin
San Augustine. August 28. Fits the weekend nearest the official day of the pattern.
Sep 3, Alcolea: Feast of Santa Rosa de Viterbo
The festivities in honor of the Patron Saint Rose of Viterbo are held approximately from 3 to 6 September (depending on where on day 4). They are the quintessential holiday in the town and highlights the great procession with the image of the saint, which runs along most streets, amid cheers and colorful fireworks. On this date most absent alcoleanos come to pay homage to his holy and fun on the beautiful festivals that during these days, night after night, held in the Town Hall Square.
Sep 8, Ohanes: Patron saint festivities in honor of Our Lady of Consolation Tices
Over the next few days to 8 September the town celebrates the festivities, this eighth day being the festival, as the image of Our Lady of Consolation Tices, procession through the streets of the village. These days are filled with fun through diverse cultural activities taking place, such as floats, bicycle races and horses and mules, gastronomic shows, the cucañas, etc. Every night dance held in the square with various orchestras and traditional costume contests and pasodobles during breaks. The festivities with fireworks fired at about four in the morning.
Sep 8, Berja: Virgin Gádor
Lady Day is September 8. The people of Berja has always been involved with his patron, devotion to the Blessed Virgin has always been rooted Gádor to virgitanos hearts and traditions respected by them. The festivities in honor of Our Lady of Gádor are represented by 2 downs that are made annually. The Virgin Bajadas The descent refers to the act of transfer of the image of Our Lady of Gádor from his sanctuary, to the parish of the Annunciation of Berja. During these Virgin holds three processions: it's journey from the sanctuary to the parish, called "" down "," the procession through the streets of the city center, called "" Procession "" and return to the shrine, known as "" rise "". La Bajada March It is the first, and takes place the second Sunday of Lent, remaining in the parish until the fourth. La Bajada September It is the second, and is celebrated on the last Sunday of August or the first of September. Always coincide, which in its day, September 8, the virgin was found in the parish.
Sep 14, Canjayar: Feast of Exaltation of the Holy Cross
On 14 September, the procession of the Holy Cross Canjayar is performed.
Sep 18, Laujar: Fair and Party in honor of Our Lady of Health
The fair and festivities in honor of Our Lady of Health is celebrated from 18 to 21 September. In his "History of Villa de Laujar Laujar", dated September 24, 1805, Cecilio Lopez and D. Alonso, clerk of the council, laujareña traces the devotion to Our Lady of Health at the beginning of the seventeenth century when, account as Diego de Santaella tradition brought the image from Granada city, where he found in the workshop of a painter on Calle San Juan de los Reyes, following the guidance of a dream in which this news was announced was . Returning Laujar, and come to the existing Ermita de San Sebastián, he could not move the image of the place, so understood it wanted there to put your abode, and it was done and renamed "Chapel of Our Lady Health ", which continues today and renamed" Chapel of our Lady of Health, "that continues today in the same original location down the street from the New Gate of Granada. This should already exist in Ermita 1626, for the City of Laujar, before a terrible epidemic of croup which caused many deaths, agreed to take out a procession of San Blas by all the people "to the Shrine of Our Lady of Health". In 1691 came two foreigners whose names were to Laujar Health Alonso and Pedro de la Cruz with permission of the Archbishop of Granada Fray Alonso de los Rios, settled as hermits to promote the cult of Our Lady of Health and enlarge motif and its factory Ermita, which was rebuilt and consecrated on September 27, 1710. The town was founded in 1703 as a chaplaincy of the Virgen de la Salud, which would have perpetually goods known as the Huerta de la Ermita. In the parish archive Laujar Andarax find other data of note as stating that the October 20, 1738 made a will in Berja the Hermit of the Virgin Health Laujar (Book 3 of Deaths, 6vto foil.) In abstract notes that "no other brotherhood of Our Lady of Health uses the Ermita de San Sebastian is the butler that Ximénez Diego Perez, 16 December 1668 (Book 1 Deaths, folio 32)." Although not known with certainty the date of its foundation, now preserved in this file two books of accounts and inventories of the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Health, the first launched in 1787 and the second 1858. The Feast in honor of Our Lady of Health is celebrated around the September 19 and marks the beginning of harvest time. The cheerful of laujareños as good Alpujarra, is felt with particular intensity during the same. The Plaza Mayor then becomes hub for games and dances from noon until dawn when the target band of musicians with the neighbors awake. We can not forget the bullfight, the procession in honor of Our Lady of Health or craft you elaborate parade floats for all the neighbors.
Sep 19, Dalías: Fiestas del Cristo de la Luz
There are some people who do not believe in the greatness of Christ of Dalías, but legends say that: During the rebellion of the Moors from 1568 one daliense hid the image of Christ behind a false wall, lit with a torch of burning oil. After some 70 years after it found that false septum and the tea still remained on. They also say that many years ago birgitanos wanted to take the Santo Cristo de La Luz to Berja, but on reaching the cistern of the Cross became so immensely heavy that they could not carry, having to give up. However, to return it for Dalías, the closer to the origin, weighed less. Hence the meaning of the cistern of the Cross.
October 3, Terque: Celebrations in honor of the patron saint Virgen del Rosario
First Sunday in October Popularly known as Party Guest. Are the big parties and they have a long tradition in Terque. Held since 1885 on the occasion of the vote that was made to the Virgin after a cholera epidemic that swept this place.
October 7, Alhabia: Virgen del Rosario
Recently, after the appearance of the Virgin of Rosario in 2004, is celebrated in October his party with his wreath.
October 19, Finana: Fair
The Fair takes place between days 19 and 22 October, with plenty of activities for the enjoyment of its residents and visitors.
December 3, Bayarcal: Celebrations in Honor of St. Francis Xavier and the Immaculate
The festival will be held from 3 to 8 December. Coincide with the festivities of the village, on December 3 day of St. Francis Xavier and December 8 Day of the Immaculate Conception. Start with a large chisco in the square where the music are eaten roasted chestnuts with an occasional drink. A battle between Moors and Christians staged to see who gets the saint. The first day they take the Moors, Christians second. In the end they make up and are like brothers. The texts are complete and the performances are carried out by the villagers. During the day there is great noise of gunpowder.
December 6, Alhama: Fiestas de San Nicolas de Bari and Purisima Concepcion
The Patron Saint San Nicolas de Bari parties and the Immaculate Conception take place on 6 and 8 December in honor of St. Nicholas of Bari and the Immaculate Conception. The cult of St. Nicholas are always attached to the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin, also performed a septenary and solemn processions and masses these days.
January 16, Padules: Fiestas de San Antón
The holiday is celebrated on the weekend closest to the 16th, 17th and 18th of January in order that more people go to town. During this time, with the taste of the holidays yet intoxicating air, the pleasure of the company of the town's inhabitants, bring hand the defining events of these beloved holiday. Among them are the Chisco San Antón, which tends to begin at dusk. A mountain of firewood will be the beginning of what will be a night in which everyone can bring their own food, usually meat for roasting, or sausage for the same purpose, although the council has deal also providing a good deal of meat. The heat of the fire, friends and the typical "" zurrache "" places, make the coldest night of winter fun and laughter, everything you need to start the holidays, the voice of "" Live San Antón , viva Padules "".
January 16, Abrucena: Fiestas de San Antón
The feast in honor of San Anton held from 16 January to 18 January. On the eve of San Antón in rising through the small streets fires, the fires, to purify the old, rooted in the oldest party of Spanish traditions.
January 16, Illar: San Antón
It Íllar tradition, that on 16 January, in the evening, you will burn the barabas San Antón. The residents of each neighborhood get together and make huge bonfires in honor of the patron saint, around her singing, dancing and sausages, bacon, accompanied by a good glass of wine tasted. According to the highest place, the fires were made to give San Antón health and long life to animals.
January 16, Abla: The San Antón Lumbres
The splendors of San Anton the eve of January 16 is celebrated. The celebration of the holidays in the town of Abla back to the days of Spanish restocking. Tradicón popular undertaking the bonfires on the eve of S. Anton festivities on January 16 and 19 following S. Sebastian is celebrated. The custom dictates that those are held in the middle of the square up and these on the other half of the people. The reason for the partition of the people in the celebration of lights identified due to the existence of two chapels at both ends of the village, to the west of St. Anton and St. Sebastian to the east, the respective parties were celebrated with bonfires, of Thus the custom is that both saints festejase fairly pointing half of the square as the center of the population, ie the dividing line that divides the town into two halves to celebrate both saints with bonfires is taken. This division had the advantage of inviting family and friends who lived in the other half of the people to give him back the day or that would otherwise correspond to the invitation in other holiday. It is customary, groups, clubs and bystanders who visit each fire will invite wine and roses (popcorn) sweetened or salted. It also tends to be a tour visiting various neighborhoods each campfire, chatting with the neighbors in a festive atmosphere that invites you to rejoice. When the fires have been reduced to embers, waiters, touting his courage, often jump over the embers, aided with a cane. Around the bonfire and dances form used wheels very own staff who sang popular songs of these dates. The lights, as noted characteristic note, promote harmony and cordiality between neighbors of the various neighborhoods of the city feasting on the two parts of the population to their respective holy. It is customary to gather around the campfire neighbors, guests and families to enjoy the great atmosphere prevailing party a few hours and share it with anyone who comes to the neighborhood fire. "
January 17, Finana: Patron saint festivities in honor of San Antonio Abad and San Sebastian
The festival takes place between 17 and 20 January. The town is dumped their parties to honor their employers.
January 18, Alicún: Fiestas de San Sebastian
The festivities take place from 18 to 20 January. The town is dumped their parties to honor their patron and protector San Sebastian, January 20, his feast day.
January 19, Alcolea: Feast of San Sebastian
The festivities in honor of San Sebastian Patron held on 19 and 20 January. Are conducted religious ceremonies, fireworks and dancing until the wee hours. It is noteworthy that the large bonfire in the night before (day 19) burns in their honor, popularly known as "the chisco".
January 20, Fondon: Fiestas de San Sebastian
Weekend closest to January 20. Also called party pig. A fire is carried in the heart of town, Plaza Poet Martín del Rey, where steaks and pork chops are distributed to a small fee visitors and villagers, plus wine offered among the attendees.
January 20, Instinción: Patron saint festivities in honor of San Sebastian
The fiesta in honor of San Sebastian, January 20, is the principal feast of Instinción, enthusiastically celebrating their religious and recreational events