Fairs and Porrat de Sant Antoni 12th-28th January, Benissa

From 12 to 28 the Fair and Porrat de San Antonio 2018 is celebrated in Benissa with a complete and varied program of events for all audiences.

For years, this fair was the commercial center of the region. Among the highlights are the exhibition attractions, animal blessing, livestock fairs, medieval markets, car exhibitions, gastronomic events and a wide variety of cultural and sporting activities that meet during two weeks of the fair.

 

PROGRAMME

FRIDAY 12

7:00 pm Opening of attractions . 
Location: Dolores Piera Parking. 
Children’s Day. Fair attractions at € 1.50. 
Hours: Monday to Friday after 6:00 p.m. Weekends: all day.

8:00 p.m. Inauguration of photographic exhibition «Carriers and winners: Crafts of the last century». 
University Headquarters of the Navy. 
From 12 to 28 January. Hours: 
– Monday to Friday from 10 am to 1 pm and from 5 pm to 9 pm. 
– Saturdays and Sundays from 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY 13

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums : 
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

11:00 a.m. Bonfire of Sant Antoni. Transport of pine trees and rest of wood with cavalries from Plaza del Portal, through Puríssima Street to Plaça Rei Jaume I and later mounting of the bonfire , by the associations of Carreters and Cavallistes and Friends of the Car of Benissa.

2:00 pm Popular lunch at Plaça Rei Jaume I around the bonfire.

7:00 p.m. OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE FAIR .

7:00 p.m. Inauguration: Exhibition “History of the party: Photos for the memory” of the Association of MOROS AND CRISTIANS of Benissa 
University Seat of the Navy. 
Visiting hours: 
Monday to Friday: from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
and from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

7.30pm. Inauguration of the Exhibition “Of Animals and Saints” by the Benissa Artists Group
Exhibition hall Workshop Center of Art of Ivars. 
Visiting hours: Tuesday to Sunday. From 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Open until February 18th.

20:00 Bonfire of Sant Antoni. Blessing and later burning fire. Association of Bullfighters and Horsemen.

20:00. Round Table: Mountain Races . Organized by: Club Muntanya Margalló and Club Atletismo Benissa. Hall of the Cultural Space Les Cases del Batlle.

19.00 CINEMA MUNICIPAL “WONDER”

SUNDAY 14

9:00 p.m. Concentration and breakfast of carriages and cavalries. 
Camino de Canor.

10:00 p.m. Exhibition of singing sparrows. 
Football pitch 7. C / Camino de Canor.

10 h .: Collector’s Street Market. Sale and exchange of philatelic material. 
Philatelic and Numismatic Grouping. 
Tent in the Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres.

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums:
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

12.00 h. Gastronomic contest: “PAELLA” . 
C / Palmera i Parc Sr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres.

12 h. Tasting of typical products. 
Mr. Park Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. 
Concentration of animals for blessing in Pl. Portal. (Front City Hall).

12.30 h. Cavalcade of cavalries and carriage and parade of pets and pets. Route: Streets: Dr. Fleming, Dra. Asland, Dr. Ramón y Cajal, Alicante, Father Andreu, Pl. King Jaume I and Passeig Dolors Piera. 
Collaborate and organize: Association of Bullfighting and Horsemen of Benissa.

13.15 a.m. Animal blessing Home main Parochial church.

18.00 h i 21.00 h CINEMA MUNICIPAL “WONDER”

WEDNESDAY 17

4:00 p.m. Parga de la Fira i Porrat contest. Your Housewives.

THURSDAY 18

4:00 p.m. Domino Contest of the Fair and Porrat. 

5.30 pm A WIT OF CONTES. Storytelling Organized by: Public Library Bernat Capó. 
With a preferential destination for audiences of 4 to 7 years. 
Auditorium of the Cultural Space Les Cases del Batlle.

FRIDAY 19

6:00 p.m. Children’s Day. Fair attractions at € 1.50. 
Car park Dolores Piera.

7:00 p.m. Wine tunnel Tasting of wine and tapas. 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. From 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

8:30 p.m. Fair Concert . Lyrical and Musical Society of Benissa. 
Hall of events of the Center d’Art Taller d’Ivars.

SATURDAY 20

10:00 p.m. VII Fair of traveling craftsmanship . Carrer Pare Andreu and Plaça Jaume I.

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums:
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

12.00 h. Wine tunnel Tasting of wine and tapas. 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres from 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. MUNICIPAL CINEMA “THE GREAT SHOWMAN”

7:00 p.m. Wine tunnel Tasting of wine and tapas. 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. From 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m .: Meeting of Corals. Cor Unió Musical de Paiporta and Coral Benissenca. 
Hall of events of the Center d’Art Taller d’Ivars.

SUNDAY 21

9:00 p.m. Vehicle exhibition organized by the Historic Vehicles Association La Marina 
Plaça Rei Jaume I.

10:00 p.m. Bicycle day Urban itinerary, with auxiliary support for minors. 
Organize Benissa Cycling Club. Concentration in Plaza Jaume I.

10:00 p.m .: Exhibition of driving of All-terrain vehicles and rescue, organized by Association Land Rover and TT Marina Alta. Land Part. Costa, behind C / Escoto and the old Franciscan Seminary.

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums : 
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

11:00 a.m. Pelota Valenciana. Official Scale and Rope Championship: Professionals. 
Trinquete de Benissa. C / Hort de Bordes.

12.00 h. Gastronomic contest: “RICE WITH FESOLS AND NAPS”. 
C / Palmera Tasting of typical products. 
Mr. Park Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres.

12.00: Wine Tunnel. Tasting of wine and tapas. 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. From 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

12.00: Popular dances (1st performance). L’Esbart Dansaire , accompanied by dulzaina and tabalet. 
Plaza Rey Jaime I (loading and unloading area).

12.30 h. Popular dances (2nd performance). L’Esbart Dansaire, accompanied by dulzaina and tabalet. 
Tent in Mr. Park Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres.

4.30 pm Promotion contest of columbicultura . Children’s category Students Colleges Manuel Bru and Melchor Father. Pineda Part. Coast – Behind Old Seminar (School Music / Band).

6:30 p.m. Dance of the 3rd Age. Free entrance. 
Social Center “Bèrnia”

5:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. MUNICIPAL CINEMA “THE GREAT SHOWMAN”

7:00 p.m. Wine tunnel Tasting of wine and tapas. 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. From 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

FRIDAY 26.

6:00 p.m. Fair of Attractions.

7:00 p.m. Opening of the Medieval Market

8:00 p.m. OFFICIAL OPENING Medieval Market. Band program 
Organized by VALERO PRODUCCIONS, with more than 40 artisan items for sale, with children’s workshops and antique trades, a gastronomic area, Arab souvenirs, children’s and children’s toy library, puppet theater, themed exhibitions, performances set in the period , etc. 
Location: Pl. King Jaume I, C / Puríssima, C / Fco. Sendra, C / Àngel, Pl. Iglesia Vieja, C / Telló, Cantón del Co, C / Sant Antoni, Pl. Portal. 
Open-ended tour with musicians and actors: Pl. Portal, C / Pl. Iglesia Vieja, C / Puríssima y Pl. King Jaume I.

20:00 h .: Archery. Tests under the attention of trainers of the Tir de Benissa Club. 
Calle del Co.

8:30 p.m. INAUGURATION Market-Exposure of vehicles and machinery. 
C / Sant Pere, Passeig Dolores Piera, C / Nou, C / Vicent Buigues, Plaça Jaume I and C / Pare Andreu.

SATURDAY 27

9:00 p.m. Opening XXXI livestock fair . Purchase, sale and exhibition of all types of animals and carriages. Cheap deals for chivalry. Space enabled at C / Palmera.

10:00 p.m. Opening of the 5th Breed Bird Exhibition. 
Organized by: Friends of the Poultry of Benissa- AVIBEN 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. 
Open until 9:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m .: Market-Exposure of vehicles and machinery. 
C / Sant Pere, Passeig Dolores Piera, C / Nou, C / Vicent Buigues and Plaça Jaume I.

10:00 p.m .: Opening of the 1st Medieval Market day. 
Archery. Tests under the attention of trainers of the Tir de Benissa Club. 
Calle del Co. Hours 10.00-14.00 a.m. and 17.00 a.m. -22.00.

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums:
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

8:30 p.m. Talk-Talk: “Past, present and future of the VOLTA CON CARRO”. 
Organized by: the Association of Bullfighting and Horsemen of Benissa. 
Auditorium of the Cultural Space Les Cases del Batlle.

8:30 p.m .: Archery . Tests under the attention of trainers of the Tir de Benissa Club. 
Guangzhou Co.

7:00 pm, 10:00 PM CINEMA MUNICIPAL “THAT GOD DOWN AND SEE IT”

7.30pm. Encounter of Rondalles. Grup l’Autumn of Safor and Cultural Rondalla of Benissa. 
Ivars Workshop Art Center.

24.00 h. Closing the 1st Medieval Market day.

SUNDAY 28

9:00 p.m. XXXI Livestock Fair . Purchase, sale and exhibition of all types of animals and carriages. Cheap deals for chivalry. 
Space enabled at C / Palmera. 
Exhibition of classic and vintage vehicles. 
C / Teulada, Av. l’Alcúdia and C / Maset. Until 4:00 pm

9.30 am XXVIII International Open of Chess “VILA DE BENISSA”
Art Center of Workshop of Ivars. From 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. Opening 2nd day Medieval Market.

Market-Exposure of new and second-hand vehicles. 
C / Sant Pere, C / Nou, Passeig Dolores Piera and Plaça Jaume I.

Opening of the 5th Breed Bird Exhibition. 
Organized by: Friends of the Poultry of Benissa- AVIBEN 
Tent in Park Mr. Joaquín Piera and Ms. Mariana Torres. 
Open until 9:00 p.m.

Archery . Free tests under the attention of trainers of the Tir de Benissa Club. 
Calle del Co. Hours 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 5:00 PM -22: 00 PM

Meeting of the Philatelicist of the Region. Philatelic and Numismatic Grouping. 
Casal Jove. C / Fco. Sendra, 2. Until 2:00 pm.

10.30 am Visiting hours for Museums: 
* Casa dels Abargues Museum. C / Desamparados 7. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Salvador Soria Contemporary Art Space, C / Gaspar Telló, 3. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
* Former Board Room. C / Puríssima, 41. 
From 10.30 a.m. to 13.30 h.

11:00 a.m. Pelota Valenciana. Departures of the Ball of Benissa School. Base sports categories. 
Trinquete de Benissa. C / Hort de Bordes.

11:00 a.m. Pilota Valenciana.-Amateur games. Veterans Until 2:00 pm 
Trinquete de Benissa. C / Hort de Bordes.

6:00 pm, 9:00 PM CINEMA MUNICIPAL “LET GOD GO AND SEE IT”

22.00 h. Closing Medieval Market.




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