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San Joan Fiestas In Javea

San Joan Fiestas In Javea
June 16
13:48 2009

Once again we are into June and the local fiestas. The fun started last week with the highly successful International Fair, a great opportunity to find out about the cultures of our neighbours in Javea.

As the fair came to a close on Saturday the fiestas of San Juan were continuing with the “Pregon” in the Plaza de Constitucion.  These fiestas will continue until the burning of the Foguera on the 24th of June.

Below are a list of the various activities which are taking place around the town.

Tuesday 16th
16:00 Football sala tournament between the penyas
19:00 Bull running in the car park in Calle Fernando Rojas (near Mercadona).
23:30 Bull running with “toro embolado”

Wednesday  17th
19:00 bull running
22:00 theatre group Sainete perform in the Plaza de Iglesia
00:00 bull running

Thursday 18th
19:00 bull running
22:00 theatre performance by Vol Ras in the Plaza de Iglesia
00:00 Bull running
01:00 music parade from entrance of town to Graul school, followed by disco movil and performance by the group Atzukak

Javea Moors And Christians Festival
Denia Fallas

Friday 19th   Dia de la Planta
09:45 building of the Foguersa(effigys)  at Plaza de Constitucion and Plaza de Convent
12:30 bull running with small bulls
19:00 bullrunning
22:00 concert in the Plaza de la Iglesia by bands from Javea and Benissa
00:30Bull running
00:30 Mobile disco show at Graull school.

Saturday 20th   Dia de Qunitaes
08:00 awakening of the Penyas with fire crackers.
09:00 bull running
09:30 open table tennis competition in Port sports hall
11:30 bull running with special Gran Prix
19:00 parade of the Qunitaes From plaza de Convent to Plaza de constitcion with big party and radio.
19:30 disco mobile
23:30 music concert by Glitter band
03:00 mobile disco show wtih Aitor Galan, Javi Reina and Jose Coll

Sunday 21st Dia del Xiquet
08:00 awakening f the Penyas with fire crackers
10:00 games and activities in the Paza de Convento for children
13:00 giant paella and beer festival in Park Montaner, (behind Plaza de la Constitucion)
18:30Parade through the streets by the festeros to visit the penyas ending in Plaza de la Constitucion
21:30 serenading of festival queens by Tuna de Xabia
22:00 poetry and music performance  in Plaza de le Iglesia
00:00 concert by the group Despistaos and mobile disco show in Plaza de la Constitucion.

Monday 22nd   Dia de la Ofrenda
08:00 awakening of the festeros with firecrackers
10:30Activities for children in the Plaza de Convento
12:00 Procession of festeros to visit decorated streets
19:00 flower offering to Sant Joan in the Plaza de la Iglesia
22:00 traditional dances by Portixol dance group.
00:00 concert by group Celtas Cortos followed by mobile disco in Plaza de la Constitucion

Tuesday 23rd   Dia de Crema de Focs
08:00 awakening with firecrackers
10:00 offering of “Raims i Bacores” to Sant Joan
19:00 parade of penyas and floatsthrough the streets and awarding of prizes to the penyas, starting at Thiviers, Avd ,Juan carlos,Av. Alacant, Ronda Nord, Principe de Asturias, Plaza de Convent Doctor Borrull y Avd Ondara
00:00 Traditional burning of old junk and olive crowns in Calle Arrabal de baix(near the filling station at the entrance of the town.
02:00 firework theatre display though the streets to the Plaza de la Constitucion followed by dancing to the Band Syberya

Wednesday 24th   Dia de Sant Joan
08:00 awakening with firecrackers and music.
10:00 parade through the streets with music to collect Queens and Qunitas to attend mass.
12:00 mass in honour of Sant Joan in church Sant Bartomeu-Plaza de la Iglesia
14:00 masceleta – very loud firecrackers in the parking on Avd Pamela
14:30 wine offered by the queens of the fiestas in parking in Avd. Pamela.
19:00 float procession starting at Thiviers, Juan Carlos,Avd Alacant, Ronda Nord, Principe de Asturias,Plaza de Convent,Doctor Borrull,Avd Ondara, San Joaquin, Ronda Sud, Portal de Clot.
22:00 burning of the small effigy in Plaza de Convent
23:30 dancing to Mundo band in the Plaza de la Constitucion
00:00 firework display to music in Plaza de la Constitucion followed by the burning of the large effigy and further dancing to the band Mundo.

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