One more year, the neighborhood of Duanes is full of atmosphere to host the centuries-old festivities in honor of Mare de Déu de Loreto.
From Monday 12 to Saturday 17 of August
Paddle tournament organized by Peña The Tremoló. The competition will take place on the slopes of the Palau Municipal d'Esports. Registration can be done by contacting the members of the Peña until Thursday 8 of August at 14: 00 hours. The schedule will be from 17: 00 hours to 00: 00 hours and Saturday from 9: 00 to 14: 00 hours and from 17: 00 to 00: 00 hours. There will be bar service.
From Thursday 15 to Friday 23 of August
20: 30 hours Novenario in honor of Mare de Déu de Loreto in the parish church.
Tuesday August 20
From 9: 30 to 13: 30 hours and from 17: 00 to 20: 30 hours, VII Dionís Henarejos Blood Donation Marathon. The Transfusion Center of the Valencian Community will move to Customs at the Comissió de Festes house on Severo Ochoa street.
Friday August 23
20: 30 hours Mass in suffrage for the souls of the dead of the Parish and solemn KISSAMANS in the image of our patron, the Mare de Déu de Loreto. The Comissió de Festes will make a floral offering to the presidents and members of the deceased Comissió.
23: 00 hours Discomóvil on the promenade organized by the Peña El Tremoló until 03: 30h.
Saturday August 24
11: 00 hours: XIV Children's Fishing Contest Peña La UCA in the Port of Xàbia. Entries (up to 12 years) will be made from the 10 hours and each participant must bring their own rod.
17: 00 hours XXXVII Peña La Bufa Cycling Trophy (Separate program)
23: 00 hours PRESENTATION OF 2018 HOLIDAYS. Presentation of the Mayoralesas and Mayorales as great representatives of the 2018 Fiestas on Avenida Jaime I. Next, performance of the MONTECARLO orchestra until the 05: 00 h.
August 25 Sunday: Sports and Culture Day
From the 09: 00 has 14: 00 h. X José Lledó Fast Painting Contest. The presentation will be made at the Fishermen's Market and registration can be made at the addresses and numbers that appear next to the bases in the Festival Book and on the Facebook page of Festes Mare de Déu de Loreto. A First Prize of 600 euros and a second prize of 200 euros, and a Local and other Regional Prize of 200 euros each will be awarded. In the category of minors, two lots of school supplies will be delivered. An exhibition of the works participating in the Soler Blasco Museum will be held from the 25 from October to the 10 in November. The awards ceremony will be held on November 2 at the Lonja during the dinner of the XIII Meeting of Traditional Boats of Xàbia.
9: 30 hours. Departure of raspall of the Escola de Pilota de Xàbia in the Virgen de Loreto street.
10: 00 hours XXVIII Mare de Déu de Loreto Chess Championship(XXXI Open Vila de Xàbia) on Severo Ochoa Street with the participation of national and international teachers. The registration of children under 12 years will consist of the donation of an 1 kilo of non-perishable food for the benefit of Cáritas Ntra. Mrs. de Loreto. Organized by Club d'Escacs Xàbia and Comissió de Festes.
10: 00 hours XXXVIII Popular Race Peña La Bufa. The inscriptions will be made previously in Cala Blanca, the starting point of the race.
11: 30 hours Departure of Llargues with palm service between the local teams in the Virgen de Loreto street.
12: 30 hours Pasacalle of the Comissió de Festes and Peñas Marineras crossing the streets of Customs. Upon completion, the Red Penyeta will invite us to a sangria to gogó in the Paseo Jaime I.
17: 00 hours XXIX Raspall Championship between Marine Peñas in the Virgen de Loreto street.
18: 30 hours Extraordinary game of Raspall. The XÀBIA and OTOS teams will compete in the Virgen de Loreto street.
20: 00 hours Concert of the Jove Band of the Artistic Musical Center of Xàbia on Avenida Lepanto.
22: 00 hours HUMOR NIGHT on Lepanto Avenue. The theater group of the Comissió de Festes Mare de Déu de Loreto, TOT RIST, will represent an adaptation of the funny sainete: Coneixes a la teua dona, by Leopoldo G. Blat and Fernando Muñoz, which was originally released in Valencia in December 1934 There will be bar service with snacks.
Monday August 26
22: 00 hours Sensational MUSICAL of the Comissió de Festes on the Paseo Marítimo with which we will take a tour of the best known music of the years 70, 80 and 90. There will be bar service.
Tuesday August 27
21: 00 hours VI Wine Tasting Mare de Déu De Loreto. This year we will enjoy “Wines of Payment” and discover several wines, unique and personal, from different Spanish regions. The event will be directed and guided by the winemaker Graciela Pena Valente of VinoVitaro and the collaboration of the sommelier Raúl Caselles of the Bodega Miguel and Salones Carrasco. Maximum registration of 65 people upon payment of 15 euros on August 26 day at Casal Fester (Severo Ochoa street) from 19h to 20: 30h.
Wednesday August 28
19: 00 hours Presentation of the poetry book Zarpar [Sonetos Rotos] by Encarna Martínez Oliveras and Vicente López-Ibor Mayor at the Library of Customs of the Sea in Botànic Cabanilles street).
22: 00 hours Brotherhood dinner on Doctor Fleming Street. The Comissió de Festes will invite you to snack, drink and dessert. A great raffle will be held among all attendees. Then dance with the BRADMIS orchestra until 03: 00h.
Thursday August 29
20: 00 hours Awards ceremony of the XXVII Children's Drawing Competition Dionís Henarejos Crespo on Severo Ochoa Street with the fun performance of the Potacum Magician.
21:30h. Performance of the Orfeón de Xàbia in the parish of Our Lady of Loreto interpreting Anthology of Zarzuela.
22:00h. Brotherhood dinner in the Bartolomé Ros area. The Comissió de Festes will invite you to snack, drink and dessert. Then dance with the orchestra LOS LEGENDARIOS until 02: 00h.
Friday August 30
18: 00 hours. Simultaneous Chess with the participation of international master Francisco Sánchez-Guirado in Street Severo Ochoa.
19: 00 hours I Table Football Tournament organized by Peña El Tremoló and sponsored by Linmania in the Virgen de Loreto street. Registration can be done by contacting the members of the club. There will be a bar and music service to liven up the atmosphere.
22: 00 hours. Brotherhood dinner on the promenade. The Comissió de Festes will invite all attendees to the aperitif, drink and dessert. Next, dance with the TWISTER orchestra until 04: 00h.
During this day, Customs residents will begin to decorate their homes, facades, streets and shop windows for the holidays this year. The merchants association, XÀBIA PORT, and the FESTIVAL COMMISSION have called three competitions with which they want to encourage beautify the streets of the nucleus during the festivities and reward the creativity and skills of the most unique decks. The bases and terms of both contests are in the Llibre de Festes 2019.
The Commission of Festes encourages all the neighbors, businesses and establishments to participate in order to bring the festive atmosphere to all corners of the Customs of the Sea and contribute to a greater display of our parties.
Saturday 31 of August: Marine Peñas Day
09: 30 hours. XX Open Ping Pong Mare de Déu de Loreto organized by the Xàbia Tennis Club. Registration can be made that same day at the Palau Municipal d'Esports.
10: 00 hoursXVII 3x3 Mare de Déu de Loreto Basketball Tournament (from Benjamin to Cadets). Organized by Joventut Xàbia Basketball Club. Registration at the Palau Municipal d'Esports until 10: 00h.
11: 30 hours Fun parade of the Peñas Marineras until arriving at the Taurino Campus to join us in a new session of Bous a la Mar and Baret dels Bous.
12: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with ELS COVES livestock and inauguration of the world-famous BARET DELS BOUS in its 2019 season.
16: 30 hours Continuation of the XVII 3x3 Mare de Déu de Loreto Basketball Tournament (juniors and seniors). Organized by Joventut Xàbia Basketball Club.
18: 30 hours. Parade of Las Peñas Marineras through the streets of Aduanas.
19: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with the HERMANOS CALI livestock.
19: 00 hours Presentation of the book The Heroes of the 50 first years of VALENCIA CF in the house of the Comissió de Festes in Severo Ochoa street. A literary project in which 105 Valencians have written a story about a player, triumph, character or anecdote of the first fifty years of the club's history.
23: 15 hours Exhibition of DOMA DE CABALLOS EN LIBERTAD by Javier García in the Bullfighting Site.
00: 00 hours. BOUS AL CARRER in the Port Enclosure. The group of trimmers CASTA VALENCIANA will present the show GLADIADORES DEL CENTURY XXI. Then, release two cows for the more bullfighters of the livestock JOSÉ VICENTE MACHANCOSES. During the performance will not be allowed access to the arena of people outside the show for the show and safety of the participants.
00: 00 hours CARNAVALIA ON TOUR. Macrodiscomóvil on Augusta Avenue that combines in the same show the best music of the moment, animation, live performances and special effects. Until the 05: 00h.
September 1 Sunday: Children's Day
09: 00 hours Children's awakening starring the little ones on their big day of the Fiestas. Any child who wants to participate must bring their own instrument to make noise on Jaime I Avenue. The Comissió de Festes will provide an instrument to all those who do not have one.
10: 00 hours Chocolate organized by the Comissió de Festes and prepared and distributed by the neighbors of Doctor Fleming Street on Paseo Jaime I. We will continue with popular games on Triana Street organized by the rocks Red Penyeta y Pili Banya and with the collaboration of the neighbors of Triana. Then, traditional merengada on the Promenade organized by the Comissió de Festes. When finished, water festival with the collaboration of Transport Montgó.
10: 00 hours VII Exhibition of old vehicles on Doctor Fleming Street.
11: 00 hours Park Inauguration and Aquajocs in the Paseo Jaime I.
12: 30 hours Traditional Soaped stick in the Taurino Campus with the collaboration of the Peña La Bufa.
13: 00 hours Carretons to the Sea in the Bullfighting Precinct for bullfighters and smaller bullfighters. The collaboration of fathers and mothers is requested for greater vigilance of their sons and daughters if they intend to launch into the sea.
14: 00 hours Paella, soft drinks and ice cream for all the children offered by CELDA SL. and Supermarkets Coaliment in Severo Ochoa street.
20: 00 hours 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 of Customs 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.
21: 30 hours. TRILOGY concert on the Promenade in charge of the Filà Ballesters. There will be bar and iron service.
00: 00 hours. CORREFOC by XARXA TEATRE with his show El Foc del Mar. Through the use of fire, dulzaina and tabal music, dance and an aesthetic inspired by the artist Joan Miró; This work recalls the most entrenched Mediterranean roots. Then, Bit Sound car on the Promenade until 04: 00h.
Monday September 2
12: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with BENAVENT livestock
19: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with the livestock CRESPO. Beginning of children's entertainment for all children who will accompany the evening performances of Bous in the tent located in the Maruja Varó square by Bruma Educational Projects. Until the 21: 00h.
23: 00 hours Sensational PILATRIX car on Paseo Jaime I with the best music of the moment and many surprises. Until the 03: 30h.
Tuesday September 3
12: 00 hours BOUS to sea with ELS COVES livestock.
19: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with LA PALOMA livestock. Animations for all children in the tent located in Maruja Varó square until 21: 00h.
23: 30 hours BOUS A LA MAR in the Port Enclosure. Final of the II EDU MONFORT GASENT CHALLENGE BETWEEN LIVESTOCK in which the winner of the 31 night of August of 2018 will compete against the HERMANOS CALI livestock, winner of the year 2017, with two cows and a bull in points each. Livestock that obtains more points from the jury, will obtain a prize of € 300 .BOUS AL CARRER in the Port enclosure. FIRST GREAT NIGHT OF THE III EDU MONFORT GASENT CHALLENGE BETWEEN LIVESTOCK. The livestock JOSÉ VICENTE MACHANCOSES, MIGUEL PAREJO and HERMANOS CALI will meet with two cows and a bull at each end. A jury composed of experts and fans of Bous al Carrer will rate each of the cattle and the score will be reserved for the next day. The order of the performance will be drawn before the show begins. During the challenge, the pair of benders formed by Javier Martín and Adrián Puig will be in charge of working the animals.
Wednesday September 4
12: 00 hours Bous a la Mar with CRESPO livestock.
19: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with ELS COVES livestock. Animations for all children up to 21: 00h in the tent located in Maruja Varó square. At 20: 00 h, in the same square, storytelling sailor based on the story La Piedrecilla Fortunate, by Armando Sutil Amor and represented by the l'Oracle de l'Est company.
23: 30 hours. BOUS AL CARRER in the Port Enclosure. SECOND GREAT NIGHT AND END OF THE III EDU MONFORT GASENT CHALLENGE. The cattle ranches JOSÉ VICENTE MACHANCOSES, MIGUEL PAREJO and HERMANOS CALI will meet again with two cows and a bull at each end. The livestock that adds more points between the two nights will be the winner of the Challenge of this edition and will receive a prize of 300 euros. The pair of benders formed by Javier Martín and Adrián Puig will return to work the animals.
Thursday September 5
10: 00 hours:IX Grand Cagada Organized by Peña La Bufa in the Bullfighting Venue with popular lunch for all attendees. The winner's prize will be awarded during the afternoon bull session at the Baret dels Bous.
12: 00 hours BOUS to sea with livestock DOVE.
19: 00 hours BOUS A LA MAR with BENAVENT livestock. Then, great end of the party of the
bullfighting performances and CLOSURE of the mythical Baret de Bous a la Mar at the end of the season. Animations and dynamics for all children in the tent located in Maruja Varó square until 21: 00h.
23: 00 hours Discomóvil organized by Peña Els Golossos on Paseo Jaime I with the best music of the moment until 03: 30h.
Friday 6 September: Seniors Day
10: 30 hours In the house of the Peña La Bufa, brisca contest for seniors of 50 years.
11: 00 hours Traditional visit of Mayoral 2019 and the Commisió de Festes to the Asylum Hospital Hermanos Cholbi. Then, walk through the Historic Center distributing Coca Maria and mistela and visit the Santa María de Betania Day Center. During the course of the same a bouquet of flowers will be offered to the Patron in her niche of Loreto Street.
12: 30 hours La Peña La Bufa invite a snack to our elders.
13: 00 hours General Turning of Bells announcing the proximity of religious celebrations in honor of our patrons.
18: 00 hours. Peña La Bufa visit the Haven Hospital Hermanos Cholbi.
20: 00 hours FLOWER OFFER TO MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO. The Comissió de Festes invites all the Peñas, streets, associations, local festivities, residents of Customs and all Xàbia to participate in this very endearing act.
23: 30 hours ROUND NIGHT TO THE MAYORALESAS AND MAYORALES, starting at the Parroquia del Mar. At the end, on Severo Ochoa Street, a wine of honor will be offered courtesy of the Mayoral de 2019 and the Comissió de Festes.
00.00 hours Performance of the STARS ON YEARS group on the Promenade until 03: 00h.
Saturday 7 of September: Day of the Blessed Christ of the Sea
09: 00 h Let's wake up with energy! Pilatrix musical parade through the streets of Customs organized by the Peñas Pili La Banyà and Liatrix.
09: 30 hours General bell turning indicating the celebration of the day in honor of the Santísimo Cristo del Mar.
12: 00 hours Informal parade through the streets of the Mayoralesas, Mayorales and Comissió de Festes Customs offices up to Santísimo Cristo del Mar street.
12: 15 hours Globotà under the decked out of Bartolomé Ros street for all children.
13: 00 hours FESTA DE CARRER in the Santísimo Cristo del Mar street organized by the 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 this year's decks contests.
18: 00 hours Parade with the Band of Music and the Comissió de Festes to visit the adorned and accompany the Mayoralesas and Mayorales to the parochial temple.
19: 00 hours Celebration of the Eucharist in honor of the Holy Christ of the Sea. The Mass will be sung by the Parochial Choir. Next, PROCESSION OF THE HOLY CHRIST OF THE SEA through the streets of Customs. At the end of the procession, traditional MASCLETÀ DE COLORES on Avenida Jaime I.
23: 30 hours Nit to the fresh sea vora. Sensational DIVINAS Magazine that combines music, dance and the performance of the well-known humorist CARLOS LUNA on the Paseo Marítimo.
00: 00 hours Discomóvil organized by the Peña The UCA in Doctor Fleming Street until 5: 00h.
Sunday 8 of September: Day of the Virgin of Loreto
8: 00 hours. Up with joy on the feast of the Mare de Déu de Loreto! Wake up through the streets of Customs in charge of the Comissió de Festes.
9: 30 hours General bell ringing announcing the big day of our patroness.
11: 00 hours. Pasacalle with the Band of Music and the Comissió de Festes to pick up the Mayoralesas and go to the parish temple.
12: 00 hours. Celebration of the Solemn Eucharist in honor of Our Patroness La Mare de Déu de Loreto with the assistance of municipal authorities, town hall of the Fishermen's Association, representatives of other Fiestas, Mayoralesas and Mayorales of 2019, Comissió and town of Xàbia. The mass will be sung by the parish choir. At the end, parade of all attendees to the mascletà site and then deafening MASCLETÀ on Jaime I Avenue.
19: 00 hours. Parade of the Comissió de Festes and the Band of Music to pick up the Mayorales and Mayoralesas and accompany them to the parochial temple.
20: 00 hours. Solemn PROCESSION OF THE MARE DE DÉU DE LORETO through the streets of Customs.
23: 00 hours. Dance with the SYBERIA orchestra on the Paseo Marítimo.
00: 00 hours. Sensational CASTLE OF FIREWORKS AQUATIC with which we will close the holidays in honor of the Mare de Déu de Loreto 2019. At the end the dance will continue with the orchestra until the 03: 30h.