LA BEATA FIESTAS 2011 - SANTA MARGALIDA
Friday, 26 August:
10:00: T-shirt painting for children. Elionor Bosch College.
20:00: Opening of exhibition of graphics and sculpture by Andreu Maimó. Joan Mascaró i Fornés cultural centre.
21:00: Exhibition of photos by Santiago Stankovic. "Fuegos III", organised by the Demons of Hiachat. Cafeteria Sa Caseta.
22:30: Open-air fideua supper. Plaça de la Vila.
Saturday, 27 August:
14:30: "Festa des Batre". This is an event that has been revived this year and is dedicated to farming traditions and in particular hay-making. Features traditional Mallorcan dress, glosador "commentators" and more. Held at the Cases de s'Hort d'en Degollat.
18:30: Country fiesta. Pub Es Colomer.
22:00: Party (for older folk) with the group Yesterday. Plaça de la Vila
Sunday, 28 August:
17:30: Radio-control vehicles. In front of the Peugeot garage.
20:00: Welcome oration for the fiestas and concert by the Santa Margalida choir. Parish church.
Monday, 29 August:
18:30: Concert by the Bandeta d'Estiu. Plaça de la Vila.
19:00: Children and adult fashion parade. Plaça de la Vila.
Tuesday, 30 August:
19:00: Sport and keep-fit sessions. With rhythmic gymnastics, tai-chi and more. Plaça de la Vila and church square.
22:00: Poetry and wine. Pub Es Colomer.
Wednesday, 31 August:
16:00: Games for all ages. Plaça de la Vila.
19:45: Ball de Bot folk dance with the Santa Margalida school of Ball de Bot. Plaça de la Vila.
21:00: Benefit open-air supper. Price, 10 euros. Plaça de la Vila.
22:00: Dancing with accompaniment by Aires Vileros and Tramudança. Plaça de la Vila.
Thursday, 1 September:
19:00: Competition and parade of t-shirts for La Beata. Auditorium.
19:30: Opening of painting exhibition by Maria Antònia Barceló. Sala de Plens.
20:30: Opening of painting exhibition by Jordi Poquet. Sala de la Rectoria.
21:30: Playback contest.
Friday, 2 September:
18:30: Children's entertainment with the group Cucorba. Plaça de la Vila.
20:00: Ringing of bells and raising of the standard of the town and La Beata banner.
20:15: Opening of painting exhibition by Carles Bros. Sala de la Rectoria.
20:30: Concert by the Band of Music with music by John Barry, a one-time resident of Santa Margalida. Auditorium.
23:00: Fire run by the Demons de Hiachat.
24:00: Pop and rock with groups Anegats and Es Reboster then DJs. Plaça de la Vila.
Saturday, 3 September:
17:00: Traditional races with the accompaniment of pipers and whistlers.
19:30: Flowers for La Beata. Pipers and whistlers and music bands. Town hall.
20:00: Mass followed by street procession with the "relic" of Santa Catalina. Parish church and then streets.
21:30: Open air supper. Price up to ten euros. Calle Hostal.
22:30: Party with groups Mel & Sucre, Rodamons, La Loca-motora and DJs Puça and Butxe. And followed by processions with the local band of music through the town.
Sunday, 4 September (Day of La Beata):
08:00: Pipers and whistlers wake up the town.
10:00: Departure of the demons.
11:00: Mass. With Santa Margalida choir and band of music and ball de bot and pipers and whistlers. Parish church.
17:30: Floats and carriages.
19:00: Parade of bands of music and pipers.
21:00: The La Beata procession.
24:00: Party with groups Espais Verds and Los Gatos de Suset. Plaça de la Vila.