A Fiesta with a focus on fun, culture plus religious and sporting events.
PROGRAMME (COURTESY OF XABIA.COM)
Thursday 30th August
22:00 Brotherhood dinner on C/Doctor Fleming. There will be a big raffle among all the attendees. Then dance until 03:00 h.
During today, the neighbors of Aduanas will begin to decorate their homes, facades, streets and shop windows for this year’s festivities. The association of merchants, XÀBIA PORT, has organized three competitions with which it wants to encourage to beautify the streets.
Friday, August 31
12:00 hours BOUS TO THE SEA with the LA PALOMA ranch and inauguration of the world famous BARET DELS BOUS in its 2018 season.
18:30 . Simultaneous Chess with the participation of international master Francisco Sánchez-Guirado in c/Severo Ochoa.
7:00 pm BOUS TO THE SEA with the BENAVENT livestock. Start of the children’s animations for all the children that will accompany the evening performances of the Bous in the tent located on the Paseo Marítimo until 9:00 p.m.
23:30 hours BOUS AL CARRER at the Puerto Campus. II EDU MONFORT GASENT CHALLENGE AMONG LIVESTOCK. For the first time in Xàbia, four farms, LA PALOMA, ELS COVES, BENAVENT and ASENSI, will compete in the same night with a cow and a bull in points -each- to obtain a place in the final to be held on Tuesday, the 4th of September. The livestock that obtains the most points will be measured against the winner of the 2017 challenge, the HNOS livestock. CALI.
During the challenge will take place the 2nd COMPETITION OF FOLDERS OF COWS with the participation of couples Víctor and Pau and the current winners of 2017, Jordi and David “fichaje”. A prize of € 100 will be awarded to the couple of cow-doubling players who add more points between the two nights of challenges between herds.
23.30 . Discomóvil Aibax & Bup with the music of Salva Burches and Pablo Alemany organized by the Peña La Bufa on the Paseo Marítimo until 04:00 h.
Saturday, September 1: Day of the Peñas Marineras
09:30 am . XIX Ping Pong Mare de Déu de Loreto Open organized by the Tennis Club Taula Xàbia. Registrations can be made that same day at the Palau Municipal d’Esports.
10:00 hours XVI Bàsquet tournament 3 × 3 Mare de Déu de Loreto (from benjamines to cadets). Organizes Club Bàsquet Joventut Xàbia . Registration at the Palau Municipal d’Esports until 10am.
11:30 am Fun parade of the Peñas Marineras until we arrive at the Taurino Campus to join us in a new session of Bous a la Mar and Baret dels Bous.
12:00 hours BOUS TO THE SEA with the CRESPO livestock.
16:30 hours Continuation of the XVI Mare de Déu de Loreto 3 × 3 Bàsquet Tournament (juniors and seniors). Organizes Club Bàsquet Joventut Xàbia.
6:30 pm Parade of Las Peñas Marineras through the streets of Aduanas.
7:00 pm BOUS TO THE SEA with the ELS COVES ranch. Animations and dynamics for all the children in the tent located on the Paseo Marítimo. Until 9:00 p.m.
9:00 pm Concert by L’Orfeó de Xàbia in the parish of Nuestra Señora de Loreto playing Antologia de la Zarzuela .
23:15 DOMA DE CABALLOS EN LIBERTAD exhibition by Javier García and his horses Wendel and Dandy in the Puerto Precinct.
00:00 CHALLENGE BETWEEN DIFFERENT ARTS OF NATIONAL TRIMMERS with cattle from HERMANOS CABELLO. During the contest will not be allowed access to the ring of people outside the show for the brilliance and safety of the participants.
00:00. CARNAVALIA ON TOUR . Macro-discomóvil on the Via Augusta that combines the best music of the moment, animation, live performances and special effects in the same show. Until 05:00 h.
Sunday September 2: Children’s Day
09:00 Children’s Despertà starring the youngest on their big day of the festivities with the participation of the youngest musicians of l’Escola Xirimitab’s de Xàbia. Any child who wants to participate must bring their own instrument to play on Avenida Jaime I. The Comissió de Festes will provide an instrument to all those who do not have one.
10:00 am Chocolatada organized by the Comissió de Festes and prepared and distributed by the neighbors of c/Doctor Fleming in Paseo Jaime I. We will continue with popular games in Calle Triana. Followed by traditional meringue on the Paseo Marítimo organized by the Comissió de Festes. Finally a water festival with the collaboration of Transportes Montgó.
10:00 am VI Exhibition of old vehicles on c/Doctor Fleming.
11:00 am Inauguration of the Children’s Park and Aquajocs in Paseo Jaime I.
12:30 Traditional Soaping stick in the Bullfighting Ground with the collaboration of the Peña La Bufa.
1:00 pm Carretons to the Sea in the Bullfighting Area for the smaller bullfighters. The collaboration of the parents is requested for a greater vigilance of their sons and daughters if they intend to go to sea.
2:00 pm Paella, soft drinks and ice cream for all the children offered by CELDA SL. and Supermarkets Coaliment in c/Severo Ochoa.
20:00 CABALGATA DE CARROZAS with the participation of numerous musical groups and animation and the funny satirical criticism of the Peñas Marineras that will fill the streets with music and color. The parade will start from the Port and continue through the Plaza President Adolfo Suárez, Santísimo Cristo del Mar, Lepanto, Antoni Llidó, Doctor Fleming, Jaime I and Plaza A. Suárez.
22:30 Concert by HAPPY FREUDS on the Paseo Marítimo by the filà Almoradins. At the end of the Correfoc, Bit Sound discommobile until 03:30 h.
00:00 CORREFOC by XARXA TEATRE with its show El Foc del Mar that will tour the main streets. The use of fire, the aesthetics inspired by the artist Joan Miró and the music of dulzaina and drum; mark the character of this work that is inspired by the traditions and popular Mediterranean festivals.
(Photos from Facebook page of Festes Mare de Déu de Loreto. ) Programme continues below
Monday, September 3
12:00 BOUS TO THE SEA with the ELS COVES ranch.
7:00 pm BOUS A LA MAR with the husbandry HERMANOS CABELLO being the first exhibition of its history of this form of bullfighting. Animations and dynamics for all the children in the tent located on the Paseo Marítimo. Until 9:00 p.m.
23:30 BOUS AL CARRER at the Puerto Campus. Exhibition of the herders HERMANOS CALI, three-time champions of the Mare de Déu de Loreto Bullfighting Challenges. The livestock show their best cows Caminanta and Poisonous and the bull Mohicano, winner of the 2015 and 2016 editions.
Tuesday September 4
12:00 BOUS TO THE SEA with the livestock TEMPLANZA, being the first exhibition of its history of this modality of bullfighting.
7:00 pm BOUS TO THE SEA with CRESPO livestock. Animations and dynamics for all the children in the tent located on the Paseo Marítimo. Until 9:00 p.m.
23:30 BOUS TO THE SEA in the Puerto Enclosure. End of II EDU MONFORT GASENT CHALLENGE BETWEEN LIVESTOCK, in which the winner of the night of August 31, 2018, will compete against the HERMANOS CALI livestock, winner of the year 2017, with two cows and a bull in points each one of them. The livestock that gets more points from the jury, will get a prize of € 300.
23:00 . Discomóvil Bit Sound in charge of the rock Els Golossos in Paseo Jaime I until 03:30 h.
Wednesday, September 5
10:00 VIII Big Cagada organized by the La Bufa club in the Taurino Campus with a popular lunch for all the attendees. The prize to the winner will be given during the session of bulls in the afternoon at the Baret dels Bous.
12:00 BOUS TO THE SEA with the BENAVENT livestock.
7:00 pm BOUS TO THE SEA with LA PALOMA livestock. Next, great end of the festival of the bullfighting performances and CLOSURE of the legendary Baret de Bous a la Mar at the end of the season. Animations and dynamics for all the children in the tent located on the Paseo Marítimo. Until 9:00 p.m.
22:00 . Discomobile Closing Bull’s Party on Paseo Jaime I organized by Peña El Tremoló with the best music of the moment until 03:30 h.
Thursday, September 6: Day of our Majors
10:30 am In the house of La Peña La Peña, brisca contest for those over 50 years.
12:00 pm Awards ceremony of the XXVI Children’s Drawing Contest Dionís Henarejos Crespo on c/Severo Ochoa with the comedy performance of the SHOW DE LUCKY.
12:30 pm La Peña La Bufa will invite our seniors for an aperitif.
13:00 Bell Turning General announcing the proximity of religious celebrations in honor of our patrons.
6:00 pm La Peña La Bufa will visit the Asilo Hermanos Cholbi Hospital.
8:00 pm OFFERING OF FLOWERS TO LA MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO. The Comissió de Festes invites all the clubs, streets, associations, local festivities, neighbours and all of Xàbia to participate in this very endearing act.
22:30 Sainete CHORDI …! interpreted by the Montgó Theatre Group of Xàbia in c/Doctor Fleming.
23:00 Concert of the LOL I POP group at the Paseo Marítimo organized by the La Porcà peña with the collaboration of the La Almadrava Bar-Restaurant. Next, discommobile with DJ Cloustep until 03:30 h.
23.30 . NIGHT OF ROUND TO THE MAYOR AND MAJOR MAYORS in charge of the Tuna de Xàbia beginning in the Parish of the Sea. When finishing, in the c/Severe Ochoa, a wine of honor will be offered, courtesy of the Mayorales of 2018 and the Comissió de Festes .
Friday, September 7: Day of the Holy Christ of the Sea
09:00 Awaken! Musical parade Pilatrix through the Aduanas streets organized by the Peñas Pili La Banyà and Liatrix.
09:00 General bell tolling indicating the celebration of the day in honor of the Santísimo Cristo del Mar.
11:30 am Traditional visit of the Mayorals 2018 and Comissió de Festes to the Hermanos Hospital Cholbi and the Santa María Day Centre of Betania.
1:00 pm Informal parade through the streets of the Mayoralesas, Mayorales and Comissió de Festes Customs offices up to Santísimo Cristo del Mar.
13:30 CARRER FESTA in Santísimo c/Cristo del Mar organized by Peñas Pili la Banyà and Liatrix. During the celebration, the association of merchants and hoteliers XÀBIA PORT will announce and deliver the prizes to the winners of the contests of shop windows, balconies,streets and façades.
6:30 pm Parade with the Band of Music and the Comissió de Festes to visit the decorated ones and accompany the Mayoralesas and Mayorales to the parochial temple.
7:30 pm Celebration of the Eucharist in honor of the Santísimo Cristo del Mar. The Mass will be sung by the Parochial Choir. Next, PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CHRIST OF THE SEA through the Aduanas streets. At the end of the procession, traditional MASCLETÀ DE COLORES on Avenida Jaime I.
23:30 Show by the quartet of tenors IN VIVO and the well-known humorist JAIMITO BORROMEO on the Paseo Marítimo.
00.00 Discommobile organized by La UCA club with DJ David Simó on c/ Doctor Fleming until 04:00
Saturday September 8: Day of the Mare de Déu del Loreto
08:00 Up with joy on the feast of Mare de Déu de Loreto! Despertà through the Aduanas streets in charge of the Comissió de Festes.
09:00 General bell tolling announcing the great day of Our Patroness.
11:00 am Parade with the Band of Music and the Comissió de Festes to pick up the Mayoralesas and go to the parish church.
12:00 pm Celebration of the Solemn Eucharist in honor of Our Patroness the Mare de Déu de Loreto with the assistance of municipal authorities, Town Council of the Fishermen’s Association, representatives of other Fiestas, Mayoralesas and Mayorales of 2018, Comissió and town of Xàbia . The mass will be sung by the parish choir.
At the end, the parade of all the attendees to the mascletà enclosure and then deafening MASCLETÀ on the Jaime I avenue.
7:00 pm Parade of the Comissió de Festes and the Music Band to pick up the Mayorales and Mayoralesas and accompany them to the parish church.
8:00 pm Solemn PROCESSION OF THE MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO through the streets of Aduanas.
11:30 pm Dance with the SCREAM orchestra on the Paseo Marítimo.
01:00 Sensational ARTIFICIAL FIREPLACE CASTLE with which we will close the Fiestas in honor of the Mare de Déu de Loreto 2018. At the end, dancing with the orchestra will continue until 04: 00h.