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Santiago de la Ribera San Blas

The traditional Romeria de San Blas will take place in Santiago de la Ribera on the 3rd February 2019. The celebrations for the patron saint of throat illnesses and the wool trade include a giant paella, rockets and of course the traditional romeria or short pilgrimage with the statue of San Blas.
Sunday 3rd February
10:30 Romeria, the statue of San Blas leaves the Iglesia Santiago Apóstol and is slowly carried approximately 1km to the Ermita de San Blas. Many people, some dressed in traditional costume follow the statue along the pilgrimage accompanied by the Rondalla y Coro Santiago Apostol, you can join in too! Once at the Ermita a musical mass takes place.
14:30 Eating of the Giant Paella for everyone who followed the statue as part of the romeria.
18:30 Traca (rockets) mark the end of the fiesta.