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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.
El Atico notice Winter 2017
This year's Tostón or Chestnut Roasting will take place in the municipal market (opposite Unicaja Bank) on Saturday 04 November; free roasted chestnuts, coffee, Anis and baked sweet potato!
Toston 2017
In addition to the normal Santo Niño parties on the 7th and 8th September there is now an 80s themed night in the Plaza on Saturday 9th, free entry, details below!

Santo Nino Sotano Sur2017 1
On Monday 28 August at 21:30hrs in the Plaza there will be music and dancing by performers from Mexico and Extremadura. If it rains then the event will be held in the Pabellón.

Folklorico2017
Please see the poster below for the annual pasodoble competition. The music is provided by the village band and it will take place in the Plaza on Saturday August 26 at 21:30hrs. No need to put your name down, you can just turn up and be brave. There's a trophy for the winners...

Pasodoble 2017
Feria 2017 1
The 'Flamenco' fashion show

Urban mile 2017
The 'Urban Mile' race
Santo Niño is celebrated every year beginning with the Romería a la Adelfilla on Sunday 27 August, followed by daily masses until the main parties in the Plaza on the nights of the 7th and 8th of September. 
The schedule for Sunday 27 August is as follows:

0830hrs: the image of Santo Niño leaves the church and proceeds through the village towards the Camino de Gibraltar.
0900hrs: the Romería heads down the Camino de Gibraltar towards the Ermita de San Juan de Dios. 
1100hrs: official mass and singing by the choir from the Manilva music school. 
1300hrs: the party begins with music by "Los Latidos", a paying bar and free paella for all.
1830hrs: the journey back up the hill begins and the image is taken to the castle where it will stay until the fiesta of Santo Niño on September 7/8.



Romeria de Adelfilla 2017
The A-377 Gaucín-Manilva road will officially open again on Friday 11 August at 12 noon. 
The road markings, signs, water run-offs etc. will be finished along with the final layer of asphalt during the first 2 weeks of September. The road will need to be closed for these final works but just for one day, date to be advised.
GAUCIN FERIA PROGRAMME 2017

3-6 AUGUST


THURSDAY 3 AUGUST

23:00 HRS - The procession IN honour OF THE FERIA QUEEN will leave from the Old Convent on its way to the fairground at Portechuelo accompanied by the village band “Villa de Gaucín” AND MEMBERS OF THE peña caballista “El Potro”.

23:30 HRS - Switching on the lights of the Feria and OFFICIAL inauguration by the Mayor of Gaucin.

24:00 HRS – CORONATION OF THE FERIA QUEEN 2017, HER MAIDS OF HONOUR AND MISTER 2017. AWARD FOR THE BEST “RINCON ANDALUZ” PATIO DISPLAY. PRESENTATIONS AND PRIZEGIVING BY PALOMA CUBILLAS FERNANDEZ.

01:00 HRS - START OF THE PARTY IN THE YOUTH TENT AND THE BAND “BUDA” IN THE MUNICIPAL Pabellón.

FRIDAY 4 AUGUST

14:00 HRS - Lunch in honour of our senior citizens in the Pabellón. Entertainment provided by copla singer .............


VILLAGE FAIR

16:00 HRS - Infants water park in the school sports ground with water TOBOGAN, bouncy castle, WATER GAMES, etc.

20:00 HRS – MOTORBIKE RACES AT “FINCA MICAELA”.

23:00 HRS - START OF FRIDAY NIGHT IN THE Pabellón WITH DANCE GROUP “LAS RUMBERAS”. DIRECTED AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY ELENA MARTIN.

24:00 HRS - OPENING OF THE YOUTH TENT. DANCING IN THE Pabellón WITH MUSIC FROM “BUDA” AND “GRUPO LATIDOS”.

SATURDAY 5 AUGUST

VILLAGE FAIR

14:00 HRS – STREET Music THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE from the brass band “Amigos de la Música Gaucín-Estepona”.

18:00 HRS – FOAM PARTY IN CALLE TENERIAS (OPPOSITE “LA CAVERNA” BAR).

Feast of Our Lady of the Snows, patron saint of Gaucín

19:30 hrs: Recital of the Holy Rosary.

20:00 hrs: Mass and floral tribute in honour of Our Lady of the Snows.

21:00 hrs: Drinks in the parish hall.

23:00 HRS – OPENING OF THE YOUTH TENT. START OF SATURDAY NIGHT IN THE Pabellón WITH “BUDA” AND “GRUPO LATIDOS”. DANCE UNTIL YOUR BODY CAN TAKE NO MORE!

SUNDAY 6 AUGUST

11:00 HRS - HORSE-RIDING COMPETITIONS AT “FINCA MICAELA”.

12:00 HRS - Concentration of horse riders on the Paseo Ana Toval; moving on to the fairground with a trophy for the best-dressed horse and rider.

SUNDAY ‘ROCIERO’ FAIR

EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND WEARING TRADITIONAL COSTUME.

13:00 HRS – “Venencia”: SHERRY-POURING SERVICE, provided by “Catering Antonio Ramos”.

14:30 HRS – IN CONCERT: LIDIA GOMEZ, WINNER OF THE CANAL SUR “SE LLAMA COPLA” COMPETITION.

15:00 HRS - FREE PAELLA FOR ALL ATTENDEES.

16:00 HRS - FLAMENCO FASHION SHOW WITH DESIGNS CREATED BY MARIA DEL MAR CORBACHO REINALDO.

23:00 HRS – OPENING OF THE YOUTH TENT. IN THE Pabellón WE SAY GOODBYE TO THE FERIA WITH MUSIC FROM “GRUPO LATIDOS”.

24:00 HRS – PRIZEGIVING FOR THE VARIOUS SPORTING COMPETITIONS HELD DURING THE FERIA.

02:00 HRS – GRAND FINALE OF THE FERIA 2017.