Sant Roc Barcelona Party 2016
It's the Summer Festival of the Gothic , are the oldest festivals in the city and held since 1589. As did the medieval markets of the time, during the five days of this centennial appointment there will be many activities and craft stalls. As every year, in the Fiestas de Sant Roc there are children's activities, meetings and dances, Sardana, correfocs and a lot more activities.
The party days:
Friday, August 12, beginning with the inaugural parade through the neighborhood (out of the small square Manel Ribé at 18 h); the flag-raising cucaña i Plaça Nova every day- which will be repeated; sardanas at 19.30 and dance night from 22 h.
at the end of the day you can stop by the George Payne Irish bar to drink a good beer
Saturday from 18.30 Catalan Party will take place with the Ball Gitanes Mataro, Sitges Pastorets Ball and Ball dels Gegants de Sant Roc Plaça Nova.
For the best Saturday you can continue the party with a Black try out the best Irish bar in Barcelona
The 'tabalers' Percúdium celebrate its 20th anniversary on Sunday with parades around the neighborhood with the Kabum, Kukumkú, Beirão and Percúdium groups (at 18 am leaving from the Plaça Nova). And also you find popular and traditional games, at 18.30 h, such as sack races and egg and spoon or break the pot.
Monday, August 15, the activity does not stop. In addition to the craft fair at 12 hours will be held La Fiesta del Perro, with a contest of agility and traditional salutation dog to San Roque. In the afternoon, at 17.30 h, all the XXXV Meeting enjoy and dance of giants and to lunch with a great hot chocolate. The day will end with a habanera sung by the group Cavall Bernat.
After all that great Nothing better day to finish on Monday night Beer pong your favorite Irish Bar
On Tuesday, San Roque, the party starts at 9.30 am with the Great Traca Awakened followed by the traditional procession of San Roque, with devils, 'bastoners', dancers, the bestiary of the neighborhood, giants and everyone who wants Add. At 10.30 pm in the Basilica of Santa Maria del Pi, there will be sung mass, wreath to San Roque to Plaça Nova (12.15) followed by Baile del Centenario Giants San Roque Plaça Nova and 'Porró Llarg '. At six p.m. there will be children's festival with puppets and clowns, and at 20.30 the performance of 'esbarts dansaires'. The 'correfoc' with Diables the Barri Gotic, the Arpella the Barri Gotic and Barcelona Víbria leave the Plaça Nova at 22.30 and will bid farewell party with fireworks (23 h).