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Fiestas Calendar
The Procession of the Three Wise Men
Date: January, 5
Description: The three Wise Men land in the port and it is celebrated the procession. Before that, a royal postman collects the letters of the children.

Pilgrimage of Santa Paula's Hermitage
Date: January, 26
Descripción: Procession, "porrat" (traditional market with traditional products and sweets)
 
Carnivals
Date: Week-end before Lent
Description: Fancy dress contests and dancing. The Sardine's Burial in "La Zona" (Sagunto Street and Patricio Ferrándiz Street crossroads)

Half Year Moors and Christians
Date: Mid-February
Description: Informal parade of “filaes” (group of people in fancy dress, mock battles between Moors and Christians)

Fallas (Bonfire Festivals)
Date: March, 16-19
Description: Passacaglias, "mascletaes" (rockets fireworks), music, lunches and popular dinners, fireworks. "Planting" of bonfires, floral offer to Our Lady of the Forsanken and the "Cremà" or burning of bonfires on St. Joseph's night.
Web: www.fallesdenia.com

Our Lady of the Forsaken
Date: 2nd Sunday of May
Descripción: Seamen's patron saint day. Processions in the seamen's quarter.

Our Lady of Rocío Pilgrimage
Date: 1st fortnight in June (the next Sunday after "Corpus Christi" day)
Description: Procession, mass and open air party. (organised by Casa de Andalucia)

Fiestas in Santísima Trinidad Street
Date: P1st fortnight in June
Description: Open air dancing evenings, fancy dress contests, popular meals and dinners.

Saint John bonfires
Date:June 20-24
Description: "Planting" of monuments and "cremà" (burning) on Saint John's night. Open air dancing evenings and animation.

Fiestas in Saint John's Hermitage (Sant Joan)
Date: June 20-24
Description: Religious events, "porrat" (traditional market with traditional products and sweets), etc..
 
Fiestas in Saint Peter's Street (Sant Pere)
Date:June 28-29
Description: Street located in the seamen's quarter. Religious events, open air dancing evenings and animation.

Fiestas in la Pedrera Quarter
Date: June 28-29
Description: The streets of this quarter are decorated during this Fiesta to celebrate the procession in Saint Peter's honour, the open air dancing, greasy poles, etc. Sounds of "mascletaes" and "despertaes" (rockets fireworks) are also part of the fiesta.
 
 
All Saints Fair
Date: Late October-Early November
Description: Attraction fair (big wheel, round-about, etc.) in Torrecremada Esplanade.

Pilgrimage to Saint Lucia's Hermitage
Date: December, 13
Description: "Porrat" open air fair.
 
Main Fiestas in Honour of the Holy Blood
Date: 1st fortnight of July -changing dates-. 2006: July 8-16.
Description:
July brings us the festivities in honour of Our Lord’s Holy Blood, with floats, concerts, sports competitions, fireworks, “bous a la mar” (bulls to the sea), atradition declared of National Tourist Interest, etc.

Moors and Christians. Fiestas in honour of Saint Roc)
Date: August, 14,15 and 16
Description: Moors and Christians parades, disembarkation in the port, harquebus battle in the castle, concerts, fireworks, etc.

Saint Agustin Fiestas (Les Rotes)
Date: Last August weekend or first September weekend
Description: Fiestas in honour of Saint Agustin, celebrated during the nearest weekend to the Saint Agustin's day.

Fiestas in la Xara village. In honour of Saint Mathew.
Date: 3rd week-end in September
Description: Procession, entertainment with bulls in the street, open air dancing evenings, greasy poles, etc

Fiestas of the "Cabrerot" in Jesús Pobre village
Date: October, 9-11
Description:Celebration of end of vintage. Tasting typical "coques" pastries with Muscat grapes.
 
FESTIVAL OF THE "SANTÍSIMA SANGRE"
DÉNIA
7th July 2007 to 15th July
 
Festival in honour of the Santísima Sangre. During the festival, the "Bous a la Mar" will take place. They are declared Fiesta of national Interest. PROGRAMMING
From 7 to 15 July
XXXVI Diana de Oro. Boat race Costa Blanca. Memorial Juan Moreno. Organized: Real Club Náutico Dénia.
 

Saturday, 7 July
10.00 h OFFICIAL START OF THE FIESTA, delivery of fiesta programme books, drinks and nibbles for all. From the Townhall, followed by inaugural procession with traditional music by Cachorras Band.
17.00 h. Beach volley tournament, at the Punta del Raset beach.
18.00 h. Spinning day. At the plaza del Convent.
19.00 h. Firecrackers announcing the first bull-running session, from Marqués de Campo, explanada del puerto, to the arena. Then, Bous a la mar.
20 h. Opening of the big top Fiesta Mayor 2007, with plenty of activities. In the carpark of la Lonja (fishmarket on the port).
22 h. III Dance Festival with the participation of more than 100 students of various dance schools: La Academia, Escuela de Danza de Cuqui Ivars y Jenny Hill, el Estudio de Danza Patricia Sentí, Babylon de Mayte Ortolá y Mary Alemany and Pas de Quatre (students of Mª Ángeles Signes). At La Via street. Free.
21.30 h. Rock night with bands from Denia: Virus, Cardiacas Tour, La Mocha, Tsunami, El 38, Área Libre, Tot Pagat, After Math, Taylor y Snorfer. Carpark if the port. Afterwards, disco music.

Sunday, 8 July
9 h. XLVI Santísima Sangre underwater fishing contest, in the Mollet d’Espanya. From 9 to 13 h.
9 h. IV traditional bobbin laces rally, with music of "dolçaina i tabalet”, in the first part of Marqués de Campo.
10.30 h. Free brunch with sardines and beer. Carpark of the Lonja (fish market on the port)
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show. Port of Denia. Free.
18.30 h. Pelota match. Traditional valencian game. In the Trinquet of Vistalegre.
19 h. Indoor soccer match. In the Polideportivo.
19 h. Theater for children with puppets. Candy, ice-cream and presents delivery. In the plaza del Consell. Free.
19.45 h. XIII Rally of Popular Dances, starting Glorieta del País Valencià, along Marqués de Campo to the plaza del Convent.
20.15 h. XIII Dances show. Plaza del Convent.
21 h. Exhibition of the dancing school Patricia Sentí, in the big top on the fismaket carpark.
De 21 a 24 h. Children´s Playpark, with games, workshops and entertaintment for kids from 1 to 12 years old. La Via street.
23 h. Concert of EL ARREBATO, ikn the carpark of la lonja (fishmarket in the port).
Afterwards, disco music at the same place.
 



Monday, 9 July
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show on the port. Free.
17.30 h. Arrangements for the Bull running in Marqués de Campo street.
18.30 h. Pelotat valenciana match. Trinquet de Vista Alegre.
19 h. Bull run. From Marqués de Campo along Explanada Cervantes. Afterwards, Bous a la mar,
19.30 h. Mini disco for chilidren: “The time machine”. Ice-cream, candy and presents for everbody. In plaza del Consell . Free.
20 h. Indoor soccer match. In the Polideportivo.
From 21 to 24 h. Children´s Playpark. From 1 to 12 years old. La Via street.
21.30 h. Juggling exhibition in the big top on the carpark of the fishmarket on the port.
22 h. singing contest.c/de la Via. Patrocina la Regidoria de Joventut-Llunàtics.
00 h. Concert of MÄGO DE OZ, in the carpark of la Lonja (fishmarket on the port).


Tuesday, 10 July. Day of the Fallero.
07 h. Awakening with firecrackers by the "falleros".
9.30 h. Meeting in the townhall. Street parade with music with the different "falleros" groups.
12 h. Paellas contest in Marqués de Campo street, with music.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Show at the arena on the port.
19 h. Bous a la Mar. Show at the arena on the port.
19 h. Activities and shows for children. Theater, world music, ice-cream, candy and presents for everybody. At the plaza del Consell. Free.
19 h. XXIV Fiestas de la Santísima Sang frontenis competition.
20 h. Street parade of the "Falleros", from the townhall to La Vía street
20 h.Indoor soccer match.
De 21 a 24 h. Children´s playpark. Children from 1 to 12 years old. In La Vía street.
21 h. Nominations of the Great Falleras 2008. In La Vía Street.
21 h. Opening of the big top on the carpark in the port, including a foam party.
21 h. Dancing exhibition in the big top on the carpark in the port.
23 h. Performance of Janina, at the carpark of the fishmarket on the port.
00.30 h. Fire show with the company Visitants, in Marqués de Campo street. It is recomended to wear jeans and a hat to protect one´s self from getting burned.
Afterwards, disco music in the carpark of the fishmarket on the port.
Wednesday, 11 July. Day of the Santísima Sangre.
10 h. XIII 12 hour dart contest, in Casa de Andalucía.
10 h. XXIX Santísima Sangre Cicling Trophy. IX Trophy El Yate. Marqués de Campo, Temple de Sant Telm, Calderón, Colón and Diana streets.
11.30 h. Mass in honour of the Santísima Sangre. Church of l´Asunción.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show in the arena of the port. Free.
18.30 h. Play offs of the VI Trophy of Pelota Valenciana Ciudad de Dénia, at the Trinquet Vista Alegre.
19 h. Bous a la Mar. Show at the arena on the port.
19.30 h. Arty make up workshop for children. Ice-cream, candy and presents for everybody. At the Plaza del Consell. Free.
20 h. Indoor soccer match at the Polideportivo.
20 h. Magic show at the big top on the port.
20.30 h. Holly Precession of the Santísima Sangre, along Diana, glorieta del País Valencià , Pare Pere, Válgame Dios, and Loreto streets, to the convent of the Agustinas.
From 21 a 24 h. Children´s playpark. From 1 to 12 years old.
22.30 h. Bull show at the arena on the port. Afterwards, music disco.
23 h. Concert of the Agrupació Artística Musical de Dénia, with the argentinian trio Martínez, Jaurena and Calvattini playing tangos. World premiere of Don Quixote. In La Vía Street. Free.
Thursday, 12 July. Day of the Quintos.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show in the arena on the port.
14 h. Tasting of rice. At the bigo top on the port.
19 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show in the arena on the port.
19 h. Laces race in Marqués de Campo street. Prize to the best disguise.
19 h. Arrival of the travelling Museum Pepsi. At the port.
19 h. XXIV Santísima Sangre Frontenis Trophy. At the Polideportivo.
19.30 h. Theater for children "La Princesa y el Dragón". Ice-cream, candy and presents for everybody. At the plaza del Consell. Free.
20 h. Latin dances exhibition, at the bif top on the port.
From 21 to 24 h. Children´s playpark. For children from 1 to 12 years old. La Via street.
20 h. Opening of the big top on the port.
22 h. Theater: "Tres sombreros de copa". In La Vía street.
23 h. Disco music with foam party on the port.
Friday, 13 July. Day of the elders.
12 h. Opening of the big top on the port, with activities for children.
12 h. Elder paella cooking contest in Marqués de Campo street.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bul show on the port. Free.
17.30 h. Arrengangements for the bull run in Marqués de Campo street.
19 h. Bull run, from Marqués de Campo, alon the explanada del puerto and bull arena. Afterwards, Bous a la mar.
19.30 h. Theater for children. "JJoan Ratot, una Rondalla de Enric Valor". Ice-cream, candy and presents for everybody. In plaza del Consell. Free.
20 h. Children´s karaoke al the big top on the port.
De 21 a 24 h. Children´s playpark. For children from 1 to 12 years old.
23.30 h. Stand up comedy show by LOS IRREPETIBLES DE AMSTEL, with actors from Club de la Comedia. In La Via street. Free. Afterwards, disco music on the port.

Saturday, 14 July
10 h. XI scuba divng baptism in the swiming pool of the Polideportivo. People under 18 shall bring signed permission from his parents.
12 h. Opening of the big top on the port, with activities for children.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show in the arena on the port.
13 h. Tasting of rice. At the port.
14 h. Tating of traditional sauges at the big top on the port.
19 h. GREAT STREET PARADE WITH FLOATS, MUSIC AND DANCING GROUPS.
20 h. Activities and workshops for children in teh big top on the port.
23 h. XAVI CASTILLO features El Chou, an amazing story about the Americas Cup. For adults. In La Vía Street. Free.
23 h. Concert of the Década Prodigiosa. Afterwards, disco music at the port.

Sunday, 15 July
9 h. Regional chest contest. At the las part of Marqués de Campo street.
10 h. X Santísima Sangre Underwater Orientation Trophy. At hte south pear. Only for professional scubadivers.
11 h. Rally of "tuning" cars and motorcicles. Marqués de Campo street.
12 h. Opening of the big top on the port.
13 h. Bous a la Mar. Bull show in the arena at the port. Free.
From 19 to 24 h. Come play with the new Wii. Plasma screens, big tops and Play Station 3. Marqués de Campo Street.
19 h. Bous a la mar. Last show of bulls in the arena on the port.
19.30 h. Show for children with the magician Antonio. Ice-cream, candy and presents for everybody. At the plaza del Consell. Free.
20 h. Opening of the big top on the port.
21 h. Popular dinner. Delivery of cocas (traditional meal similar to the pizzas) and drinks. Aftewards, show and dance for our elders with the Orquesta Ciudad de Alicante. At La Vía street. Free.
23 h. Aerobics work-out at the big top on the port.
24 h. Night of fire. Big fireworks show.
Afterwards, disco music on the port.

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