Festa Major de Sants
We continue with the popular parties: from the 23rd to the 30 August go to celebrate to the neighborhood of Sants – Montjuic
For one week 15 streets in Sants will be decorated on the occasion of the Sants Festival. There will be a great variety of activities for families, and the younger can enjoy the evening concerts.
The program per day is as follows:
18:30 – The parade (pasacalle) begins at the Jardines de Can Mantega and ends at Parque de la España Industrial, where the official speech (pregón) that starts the Festival will take place. The speech will be given by the journalist and sommelier Meritxell Falgueras.
While waiting to the pregón, there will be giants dancing, accompanied by the music of the Band of the Triangle of Sants.
The day will begin with the offering (ofrenda) of Sant Bartomeu in the church of Santa Maria de Sants
11:00 – Water Partie
21:00 – Concert of Trencada Oliva
22:00 – Concert 9son
From 10:00 to 17:30 – Baseball for boys and girls between 5 and 15 years old
18:00 – Sardana Dance
19:30 – Awards contest to the best streets decoration
22:00 – Premiere visual projection (mapping) on the facade of the Casa del Mig
From 10:00 to 13:30 – Children’s workshops and exhibitions
12:00 – Exhibition with dogs of the Canine Unit of the Mossos d’Esquadra
From 11:00 to 18:00 – Ambulance Catalunya teaches first aid and prevention to children
22:00 – Concert of The Troba Kung-fu
19:30 – Children Fire Run (Correfoc) from Plaza Can Mantega to Plaza de Sants
21:30 – Adult Fire Run (Correfoc) from Plaza Osca to Plaza Joan Pelegrí
19:00 – Closing of the festival with a concert by thein Parque de la España Industrial.
A new feature this year is the guided tours of the MNAC (National Art Museum of Catalonia), which will run for two hours, free admission throught registration at Cotxeres Sants from 23 August to 5 September. The visits will take place on 6 and 7 September, 17 to 19 hours.
The streets involved in the Sants Festival are: Alcolea de Baix, Alcolea de Dalt, Canalejas, Finland, Galileu, Guadiana, Masnou-Premià, Pl. La Farga, Robrenyo, Rosés-Casa Gran, Sagunt, Santa Cecília, Valladolid , Vallespir and Vallespir de Baix.