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Guadalest Fiesta Virgen de la Asuncion

The picturesque mountain top village of Guadalest will be celebrating the Fiesta of the Virgen de la Asunción from the 14th to the 17th August 2018. The programme for the festivities in English is:
 
Tuesday 14th August La Vespra
11:30 37th Drawing Competition for Children in the Plaza de la Escuela
13:00 Ringing of the bells and small parade.
14:00 34th Competition 'Chinos' in the Bar Guadalest with lots of beer and tapas for the participants.
20:00 Parade of the Music band.
21:30 Transferring of the statue of the Virgen de la Asunción, the patron of Guadalest accompanied by the music band.
22:30 Wine in honour of the Virgen de la Asunción in the Plaza de la Casa de Cultura.
 
Wednesday 15th August la Festa
10:30 Ringing of the bells, firing of rockets and a parade by the music band.
12:30 Flower Offering in honour of the Virgen de la Asunción, followed by mass.
13:30 Parade of the Music band.
17:00 Children's Fair in the Plaza de la Casa de Cultura
19:30 Medieval Tournament in the Plaza San Gregorio
 
Thursday 16th August
10:00 Ringing of the bells, firing of rockets and a parade by the music band.
13:30 Parade of the Music band.
17:00 Children's Stories in the Parque Infantil
19:00 Parade of the music band.
19:30 Magic Show
20:30 Ballet Show
00:00 Fancy Dress Fiesta with prizes for the best costumes followed by mobile disco.
 
Friday 17th August
10:00 Ringing of the bells, firing of rockets and a parade by the music band.
13:30 Parade by the music band.
20:00 Parade by the music band.
21:30 Solemn Procession in honour of the patron, the Virgen de la Asunción through the streets of the town accompanied by the music band.
23:00 Night time Mascleta display