Dolores Fiesta Virgen de los Dolores

The town of Dolores will be celebrating their annual fiesta in honour of the patron saint, the Virgen de los Dolores from the 8th to the 16th September 2019. Many events have been planned including; ringing of the church bells and firecrackers, music bands competition, flower offerings, street decorating competitions, traditional games, fancy dress parade, partying in the barraca and fireworks! The English version of the programme is:
 
Sunday 8th September
21:00 Opening Speeches in the Plaza Cardenal Belluga
 
Thursday 12th September
22:15 Judging of the Best Decorated Street competition
23:00 Opening of the barraks, fiesta tents
 
Friday 13th September
12:30 Prize giving for the best Decorated Streets accompanied by the music band.
21:00 Flower Offering Parade starting from Avenida Principe de Asturias
 
Saturday 14th September
11:30 Water Festival
20:30 Fancy Dress Parade. Route: Avenida Principe de Asturias’ Avenue, along Calle Labradores, Plaza Cardenal Belluga, Plaza General Llopis, Calle Manresa, Calle Miguel Hernandez, Calle La Iglesia finishing in Calle La Unión.
 
Sunday 15th September
13:30 Mascleta
20:00 Solemn Procession with the statue of the Virgen de los Dolores along the usual route, followed by a magnificent firework display.
23:30 Musical Comedy in the Plaza Cardenal Belluga, followed by partying at the barraca.
 
Monday 16th September
15:00 Paella Contest at the Sports centre
21:30 Concert by the Unión Musical de Dolores & Closing Ceremony in the Plaza Cardenal Belluga 
 
Dolores Fiesta Virgen de los Dolores 8th-16th September 2019
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