August Festivities

The August Festivities. It is celebrated around the Virgin of August, from the 14th to the 18th of August. Big festival of the municipality, with a large influx of visitors who congregate in the cultural, folkloric and musical activities that are celebrated these days.

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The August Festivities. It is celebrated around the Virgin of August, from the 14th to the 18th of August. Big festival of the municipality, with a large influx of visitors who congregate in the cultural, folkloric and musical activities that are celebrated these days.

These are days of reunion with family and friends, vacations, sun and beach, coinciding with the period of greatest influx of tourists to the town and our lake.

Within the activities programmed for the festivities, tournaments of various modalities, musical shows, attractions and games for all audiences are organized.

Painting contests for the little ones, yinkana, water games… and in the evening verbenas. The Folkloric Festival of the Peoples of the WorldThe festival, which is more than 30 years old, aims to highlight the music, clothing and customs linked to the popular culture of the different countries of the world that participate in each edition.

FUTURVISIÓN is held on August 14, the eve of the festivities, in the auditorium of Lake Orellana, in our Costa Dulce. Pyro-musical show, of light, sound, fire and water, which was born in 1998, with the intention of breaking schemes, seeking to transmit sensations to reach the viewer through the use of new technologies.

With that premise, we choose the most current performances, with futuristic dyes, always trying to make it something spectacular and that people can see well from the stands and from the beach. Combination of fire and water, where a spectacle to keep in the retina all year long is sought.

Renowned groups of the national and regional scene have stood out to accompany us during this magical night as the Diablos de L’Onyar, Samankanda, Teatrapo in several editions, the folk group Acetre, Light and Dancing Music Show, among others.

Other outstanding events in August that are programmed for the enjoyment of young and old are the Traditional and Craft Trades Market and

the Traditional and Artisan Crafts Market. Aimed at the general public, visitors, tourists and local people, involving businesses, artisans, cultural and sports associations, and schools for the implementation of activities.

It will take place in the Plaza de España in early August. The various stalls selling traditional and artisan products by registered traders and artisans. Animation activities by the Duende theater group and the Revolares group is in charge of the repertoire of romances and traditional songs, and some artisans do live demonstrations of handicrafts.