, Spain
GAUCÍN: Balcony of the Ronda Mountains where the Holy Child appeared to St. John of God.
The illustrious, always noble, very hospitable village of Gaucín.
Saturday 21 August:
V Gala dinner at 10 p.m. at 10 p.m.. Price: 35 euros/person. Informatión and reservations: 653 272 323º This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Catering: Antonio Ramos

Domingo 29 August:
Pilgrimage of the Santo Niño from the Church to la Adelfilla
8:30 a.m.: The image of the Santo Niño leaves the church of "San Sebastián" to the "plazoleta".
9:00 a.m.: The pilgrimage begins down the old Gibraltar road to the "Adelfilla".
11:00 a.m.: Flamenco Mass in the chapel "Encuentro" celebrated by opur parish priest, D. Javier García Pascual, and sung by the floamenco chorus of Estación de Cortes de la Frontera. After Mass, a commemorative plaque will be unveiled to celebrate 50 years since the chapel was donated by the ilustre colegio de enfermería de Málaga.
1:00 p.m.: Party begins, with live music by the dúo "Tentaciones"
2:00 p.m.: Free paella for all in attendance.
5:30 p.m.: Return up the hill with the image of the Santo Niño to the castle.

The thief (or thieves) broke into the electric candle stand, and destroyed it. It only held a pittance, and the damage caused was far more than the amount stolen. The thief also stole a gold ring attached to the hand of the statue of Our Lady of Sorrows by a transparent cord. The ring was a gift from a member of the congregation many years ago. This theft has caused bad feelings in the pueblo as there haven´t been any robberies in the church for many years.

Make a stained glass window for your house! The course goes from 23 August to 4 September. Maximum number of students is 15, so sign up today!

The course will be given by a Prodesor of Formación profesional, and his web site is

The cost per pupil is 100 euro plus materials, depending on how large the piece is.
More information: 660 663 368 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Web del profesor:
Thursday, August 5:
8p.m. Last evening of the Triduum at the church San Sebastián in honor of Our Lady of the Snows, the patron of Gaucín
10:45 p.m.: The Court of Honor, 2010, leaves the Convento de Carmelitas in carriages, and goes in a parade to the fair grounds
Midnight: Official Inauguratión of the Feria 2010, by the Mayor, President of the Town Hall of Gaucín
00:30 a.m.: The Court of Honor 2010 is crowned
1 a.m.: Performance by the great orchestra "Natura" until the wee hours of the morning
Opening of the "caseta de juventud" (Músic and atmosphere for the young)

Friday, August 6:
7 p.m.: Children´s Fiesta with various activities and performances by the theatrical company "El Baúl de Cler"
11 p.m.: The great orchestra "Natura" and the dúo "Yellow" will perform music and dance until dawn
Midnight: Opening of the "caseta de juventud" (Músic and atmosphere for the young)

It will be held in the Caseta Municipal, on Friday, 6 August, at 10 p.m. It will not be closed only to Association members, but open to all women in the village that evening. Those who choose can attend in rociera dress, which will enliven the proceedings. Following is the menu: 1) Starters – fritura de pescado and mariscos; 2) melón con jamón; 3) flamenquin casero or brocheta de solomillo con guarnición; 4) dessert – ice cream.

The cost is 18 euros, payable when one confirms attendance. Contacts for the dinner are Feli Carrasco, Celia Moya, Pepa Prieto or Andrea, before 4 August.

Also, raffle tickets are being sold for a crocheted bedspread. The money earned will be used for a trip.

In the foto: the Christmas dinner of the Association.