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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.
THURSDAY AUGUST 1
20:00 h.: Parade of “Gigantes and Cabezudos”, (large carnival figures) to begin the start of the Feria.
23:00 h.: Procession in honour of the 2019 feria queen and her maids, starting at the old convent and making its way to the fairground at portechuelo. Accompanied by the village band “villa de gaucin” and the horse riders of the Peña Caballista “El Potro”.
23:30 h.: Inauguration of the Feria and switching on of the lights by the Feria Queen of 2019 and the Mayor of Gaucín.
24:00 h.: Coronation of the 2019 Feria Queens and their maids of honour. Tribute to our “Less Young” couple and the election of both child and teenage “Mister Gaucín” 2019. Award for the best Typical Andalucian patio display. Presentations and prize giving by Paloma Cubillas.
01:30 h.: Opening of the youth venue and in the main pabellón the orchestral show by “D’vertigo.”

FRIDAY AUGUST 2
14.00 h.: Lunch in honour of our senior citizens in the Pabellón. Entertainment provided by spanish singer Mari Ángeles Fernández, better known as “Pastora de Córdoba”
FERIA IN THE VILLAGE
16.00 h.: Infants water park in the School sports ground, with water toboggan, bouncy castle, water games, etc.
20.00 h.: Motorbike races at “Finca Micaela”. Prizes for the winning three.
23.00 h.: Entertainment begins with a show by local dance group “Las Rumberas”. Direction and choreography by Elena Martín.
24.00 H.: Dancing until the early hours with the orchestra “D’vertigo” and the group “Latidos”.

SATURDAY AUGUST 3
DAY TIME FERIA IN THE VILLAGE - THE FESTIVAL OF THE BULL
10.00 h.: The day starts with the “charanga”, a musical parade through the village by the “amigos de la musica”. Times of the bull run and activities can be found here and you can see the route here.
18.00 h.: Foam Party in calle Tenerías (opposite “La Caverna” Bar).
23.00 h.: Party in the youth area and in the Pabellón music from “Latidos” dancing and fun until sunrise.
01.00 h.: “Tu festival me suena” a show of music and entertainment. Details in
the separate programme.

SUNDAY AUGUST 4
12.00 h.: "Cintas a Caballo" races at Finca Micaela. Prized for the top three classifications.
13.00 h.: Gathering 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"
Everyone is invited to attend wearing traditional costume
13.00 h.: Venencia’, Sherry-pouring, provided by Catering Antonio Ramos.
14.00 h.: “Son d’aqui” will provide the afternoons entertainent with their own brand of flamenco fusion.
15.00 h.: Free paella for all attendees.
16.30 h.: Dancing with the group “Latidos” to close the afternoon.
23.00 h.: Party in the youth area and in the Pabellón entertainment by the “Grupo Latidos”.
24.00 h.: Prize giving for the various sporting competitions held during the feria and Semana Cultural.
02.00 h.: Grand finale of the Feria 2019.

MONDAY, AUGUST 5
Festival of Our Lady of the Snows, patron saint of Gaucín
11.30 h.: Recital of the Holy Rosary.
12.00 h.: Mass and offering of a floral tribute in honour of Our Lady of the Snows.