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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.

 Note: all events will take place in Plaza Santo Niño unless otherwise stipulated. Any change in the programme will be communicated.

MONDAY, JULY 15th
08:30 H. A visit to a local vegetable garden, get to know local products and how they are grown. Learn how to make bread and then enjoy a traditional Andalucian breakfast. Departure from the plaza.
18:00 H. Aqua gym for the elderly. Come and enjoy the municipal swimming pool with a fun programme of exercises lead by the swimming teacher.
19:00 H. Table tennis tournament. Registration in Guadalinfo

TUESDAY, JULY 16TH
09:30 H. Orientation games for children and teenagers with prizes for all participants. Follow the trails according to the QR codes. Departure from Guadalinfo.
19:00 H. Basketball shoot out competition, come and demonstrate your skill and precision at the school sports ground. Sign up at Guadalinfo.
21.00 H. Flamenco dance show with “Las Rumberas” directed by Helena Martin.
21.00 H. Wine tasting from the Cezar bodega and vineyards with quality ham and cheese cut by master Manolo Lobato.
22:00 H. Copla performance ( singer TBC)


WEDNESDAY, JULY 17TH
08:00 H. A walk through the forest to see the cork harvest. Please bring breakfast and water. Depart from the plaza.
17:00 H. Afternoon tea in the Portichuelo building. All proceeds will go towards the restoration of paintings and floats in the church. Please bring homemade cakes.
19:30 H. Inauguration of the exhibition of ornithology by Javier Ortega Márquez. Come and see some of the best examples of pure breed birds in Spain. Open Thursday and Friday from 18:00 to 21:00. Saturday from 10:00 to 13:00 and 18:00 to 21:00. Portichuelo Building.
20:00 H. Opening of the exhibition showcasing the handicraft of our senior citizens. The exhibition will be open to the public until Sunday 21 from 10:00 to 12:00 and from 19:00 to 21:00 PM Portichuelo buildings.

THURSDAY, JULY 18
10:00 H. A patchwork workshop in solidarity for breast cancer patients in Hospital Universitario Puerta del Mar. During the workshop you will use patchwork techniques to make decorative post-operative drainage bags. Centro Juventud. Please sign up for this workshop with myself or Belen Montero on 689 405 167 and if possible bring any fabric that you may have at home.
18:30 H. Children’s tea party with face painting, and music. All proceeds will go towards the end of year school excursion. Location: Plaza. 20:00 H. Literature and poetry competition prize giving. The competition has been organized by Antonio Garcia Corbacho with the participation of the village school students. Location: Plaza.
21:00 H. Theatre and music from the “on beat” company presenting:
21:00 H. “Tribute to Aladdin”. From Madrid’s Gran Vía comes the story of the marvelous lamp like it has never before been told.
22:00 H. “One thousand bells”. A bar opening brings together friends that have not seen each other for many years, m usic from the 80s and 90s, the heat of summer and a lot of partying!

FRIDAY, JULY 19TH
19:30 H. A presentation in the Town hall meeting hall to celebrate 25 years of the Gaucín municipal band
21:00 H. The fifth 24 hour 5 a side football tournament in the school sports ground.
23:00 H. Concert in the plaza by the municipal band "Villa de Gaucín".

SATURDAY, JULY 20th
08:00 H. The third community litter pick up, this time down along the Genal river. Meeting point at the school gates. All interested please register at Guadalinfo or with myself so that we have an idea of numbers for transport etc. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring breakfast and water. Bonissim are very kindly providing some snacks too :)
08:30 H. Mountain biking route for the over 14s, from El Peso to Asalto del Cura. Registration at Gualdalinfo. Departure from the plaza.
10:30 H. Opening of the exhibition “Banda de Música 25 years”, showing the suits, instruments and historical material of the band.
13:00 H. Third chainsaw cutting competition Demonstrate your skill in the handling of this machine. Prizes for the best carving. Location: Opposite Bodeguita Chaparro
16:00 H. Aquatic party with slider, foam tunnels and aquatic mattresses for the youngest. The corner of Calle Nueva and Calle Larga.
21:00 H. “Let’s rock the Plaza 2019”
21:00 H. EZ Band
23:00 H. Biagra
01:00 H. Electroduendes

SUNDAY 21st JULY
10:30 H. Children’s 5 a side football tournament for all categories. Schools from other municipalities will also be participating. Location – Pabellon.
22:00 H. Summer cinema provided by the Almuña Association (ADA). Mary Poppins Returns” will be shown in the original version with Spanish subtitles.