MARE DE DÉU D'AGOST FIESTAS 2010 - CAN PICAFORT
Saturday, 31 July:
09:30: Open swimming.
15:00: Mini-cross and pit bikes. Sports arena.
Sunday, 1 August:
09:00: Cycling race.
18:00: Exhibition of radio-controlled models. Sports arena.
19:30: Street procession with the Can Picafort band of bugles.
20:45: Prayers for the fiestas. Accompaniment by pipers and whistlers. Virgen de la Asunción church.
21:15: Opening of exhibition by artist Pep Coll. Galería de Arte Contemporáneo Marimón.
Monday, 2 August:
10:30: Recycling workshop. Vora Mar college.
22:00: Open-air cinema (in Catalan). "Up". Plaza de la Residencia.
Tuesday, 3 August:
18:30: Synchronised swimming. Public swimming pool.
20:00: Watermelon eating contest. Plaza Cervantes.
Wednesday, 4 August:
18:00: The soapy pole. Old pier.
22:00: Open-air cinema (in Spanish). "Avatar". Plaza de la Residencia.
Thursday, 5 August:
19:30: Karate demonstration. Plaza Cervantes.
20:00: Master classes in aerobics, step, yoga, pilates. Plaza Cervantes.
Friday, 6 August:
19:00: Children's fashion show. Plaza de la Residencia.
22:00: Nit de l'auba. Night party. Two stages - Carl Cox and Groove Armada and others, and the Space Area with various DJs. Tickets in advance 25 euros (Cas Chato bar), 35 euros on the night, but free to residents of the town with identity proof at the Can Picafort municipal buildings. 18 years and over. Sports arena.
Saturday, 7 August:
18:30: Nordic walking.
19:00: Evening ecology fair. Accompaniment by pipers and whistlers.
22:00: Performance by Men, Casa Rusa, Rec.on. Plaza de la Residencia.
Sunday, 8 August:
18:00: For children - drawing your mascot. Plaza de la Residencia.
20:00: Solidarity walk. Plaza de la Residencia. (3 euro entry from the municipal building in advance, t-shirt in return, money to charities in Burkina Faso.)
23:00: Fire run with demons. From the sports area to Plaza Cervantes.
Monday, 9 August:
18:30: Jewel run. Plaza Cervantes.
19:00: Opening of painting exhibition Joan Lluís Fuster and students from the local school. Municipal building.
22:30: Musical theatre. "La Moixa amb botes". Plaza de la Residencia.
Tuesday, 10 August:
18:00: Sandcastle competition. Beach.
19:00: Guitar recital. Plaza Cervantes.
19:30: Opening of exhibitions in the Civic Centre, Via Francia.
20:00: Demonstration of different forms of dance - from ballet to "funky". Plaza Cervantes.
Wednesday, 11 August:
10:00: T-shirt painting for children. Vora Mar school.
17:00: Mini tennis. Public courts.
22:30: Performance by the group Música Nostra. Plaza de la Residencia.
Thursday, 12 August:
18:00: "Social" tennis tournament semi finals. Public courts.
22:30: Foam and disco party. Plaza Cervantes.
Friday, 13 August:
18:00: Tennis finals.
22:00: Open-air dinner. Bring your own food, the town hall provides the drink. Music accompaniment DJ Dany. Plaza de la Residencia.
Saturday, 14 August:
10:00: Solidarity walk from Can Picafort to Son Real. (Nordic walking also permitted.) Leaves from the municipal building. One euro per kilometre walked.
10:00: Regatta. Old pier.
19:00: Football tournament. Municipal pitch.
22:30: Party with performances by Aquarius, Romantics and Boogie Nights. Plaza de la Residencia.
Sunday, 15 August:
12:00: Traditional duck throwing and pursuit. In front of the hotel Mar y Paz.
20:00: Mass. Verge de l'Assumpció church.
24:00: Grand fireworks display. Plaza Cervantes.