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Pilar de la Horadada recovers the bulk of its acts of patron saint festivities except for the procession


Image of the offering of bouquets of flowers for the 2020 patron saint festivities

Image of the offering of bouquets of flowers for the 2020 patron saint festivities

Election and coronation of queens, fairground, chupinazo, grand prix of festive peñas, parades, popular paella, concerts, floral offering… With the exception of the procession of the Virgen del Pilar, the festivities in honor of the Virgen del Pilar -and if nothing goes wrong- is this year the closest thing to what it was before the pandemic.

The Saturday, October 2 The Patron Saint Festivities that el Pilar de la Horadada Town Hall, qualifies the mayor of Fiestas, Susi sanchez, has been designed taking into account the situation marked by the coronavirus. At 9:30 p.m. in the Fairgrounds (Felipe VI avenue) the traditional gala of election and coronation of the queens of the 2021 festivities for children, youth and the queen of the absent will take place. At the end, the “Tribute to Luis Miguel” will take place.

The next week, Friday 8 the “chupinazo” will be produced enlivened by a batucada. Then, at 10:30 p.m., the group will perform “Tribute to the Canto del Loco”. On Saturday 9 there will be children’s entertainment from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. On the same day, coinciding with the celebration of the Valencian Community Day, there will be popular paella and paella competition at the Fairgrounds. In the afternoon, it is planned on the soccer field of the Municipal Sports Center, the celebration of the “Grand Prix” with the participation of the festive clubs. In the evening, at 10:00 p.m. the “Tributo a Queen”.

On Sunday October 10th, the children’s entertainment will return to the Fairgrounds from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. And throughout the day, residents and visitors can freely make their offering of flowers to the Virgen del Pilar in the Plaza de la Iglesia. In the afternoon, at 5:00 p.m., the saxophone quartet “Eternal Light” will offer an open-air concert in the Plaza de la Iglesia. And at 10:00 p.m., the composer and singer “Álvaro de Luna” will offer a concert at the Fairgrounds (tickets are available at www.entradasatualcance.com)

Throughout the day of Monday, October 11, Citizens will be able to deposit their bouquet of flowers to the Virgen del Pilar in the arch that will be installed in the Plaza de la Iglesia. At 5:30 p.m., the municipal corporation, accompanied by the court of honor, the associations and festive clubs, will leave from the Calle Mayor at the corner of Calle Triana towards the Plaza de la Iglesia to make the flower offering. And at 11:00 pm, night mood at the Fairgrounds with the show “Commander Lara” (tickets are available at www.entradasatualcance.com).

The day of the festivity of the Patron Saint of the Virgen del Pilar, Tuesday, October 12, It will begin with a parade by the Horadada Musical Union to collect the queens and bridesmaids and accompany them to the Church, where at 12:00 hours the Holy Mass will be celebrated sung by the “Coral Horadada”. Afterwards, a castle will shoot up.e fireworks next to the urban boulevard. And at 10:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds, the musical show “The Talent”.

The Wednesday, October 13 It is Children’s Day, and there will be children’s entertainment from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. In the afternoon, at 7:00 p.m. the family musical show will take place “Beauty and the Beast”.

Saturday October 16, the musical group will perform “Los Happys” at 9 pm in the Fairgrounds coinciding with the day of the elderly.

The Department of Festivities makes available to the citizens a free tourist three with roundtrip to the Fairgrounds, which will operate on Saturday October 2, from Friday 8 to Wednesday 13 and Saturday the 16th. The stops are as follows: Barrio San Isidro, Calle Mayor with Avenida de la Libertad, Plaza de la Iglesia, Obispo Bascuñana neighborhood, Andrés Murcia Viudas park. Check the timetable at the stops and on the web.

Mayor Jose Maria Perez Sanchez, has insisted that all programming has been done respecting health measures, and that they are “subject to changes and / or cancellations that may occur due to the performance of Covid-19 measures imposed by the Ministry of Health.” Finally, he recalled that “in all events it will be mandatory to wear a mask, that in performances you must remain seated, and that dancing is not allowed.”

The update of all the programming can be consulted on the municipal website www.pilardelahoradada.org/areas/fiestas

Schedule planned for the patron saint festivities in honor of the Virgen del Pilar in Pilar de la Horadada


Poster announcing the patron saint festivities of Pilar de la Horadada 2021



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