BEATA FIESTA 2008 - SANTA MARGALIDA (selected events)
The Beata fiesta in Santa Margalida is considered to feature some of the most traditional aspects of Mallorcan fiestas, most obviously the actual celebration of the Beata Santa Catalina Thomas.
Here is a list of some selected events:
Saturday, 30 August:
22:00: Dance, with performances by Aires Vileros and Música Nostra. Place: Plaça de la Vila (town square).
24:00: Concert with Wonderbrass, Dinamo and Almasonora. Place: Es Colomer.
Monday, 1 September:
22:30 (approx.): Concert with the Catalina Moll Group. Place: Plaça de l'església (church square).
Friday, 5 September:
22:30: Fire run with demons. Place: Plaça de l'església.
24:00: Rock night with groups Es Reboster, Anegats, D-Nou. Place: Plaça de la Vila.
Saturday, 6 September:
19:30: Performance by whistlers and the Santa Margalida Band of Music. Place: Plaça de la Vila.
22:30: Party night to dawn with the groups Romantics, Oasis, Tumbet de Solfa, Horris Kamoi and DJ Toni. Place: Plaça de la Vila.
Sunday, 7 September:
10:00: The exit of the demons in the streets of the town.
11:00: Solemn service but with music and dance. Place: L'església parroquial. (The church in other words.)
17:30: Floats through streets in the centre of the town.
21:00: The Beata procession.
24:00 Grand closing party with performance by Tomeu Penya, Geminis and Perico Linde, Bing Band. Place: Plaça de la Vila.
Monday, 8 September:
24:00 (approx I'm guessing): Firework finale.