San Rafael Festivities
The San Rafael festivities programme, for this year, includes sports, musical, cultural and children’s activities.
Among the novelties, the fast painting contest ‘Pintam s’església’ (Painting the Church) stands out with the children’s and adult categories and will take place in the churchyard on Sunday, October 6th from 10 am to 1 pm.
Also new, the first edition of the Sant Rafel Festivities urban gymkhana, which consists of a race with different points in which cultural questions will be asked.
Other proposals are consolidated activities such as the XXXV Festival Folklòric, which will be held on October 27th at 6 pm; the XIII Octoberfest (October 19), which this year will feature performances by the Ibizan groups Thre3vil, Aiyé Batucada, Quin Delibat and Dr. Trapero, or the Terror Show on October 26th, which in its third edition will involve several groups of music such as The Smoggers (Sevilla), Sweet Poo Smell (Mallorca) or the Ibizan trio Fat ‘Gumbo’ Bradley, consisting of band members such as Uncle Sal, Frigolos or Blind Seekers. Also continues the children’s Halloween party (October 31st) organized by the APIMA of the school of Sant Rafel.
The programme also has activities with great reception such as the craft show of Sant Rafel or the night walk, which this year will have two distances, and that will end with a BBQ of sobrasada at popular prices. On Sunday, October 13th, the inauguration of the fifth edition of the photographic exhibition ‘Tal com érem abans’ is scheduled, dedicated this year to parties and celebrations, which will be exhibited during all the festivities at the Can Portmany cultural center next to the works of the fast painting contest ‘Pintam s’església’.
Regarding sporting events, on October 4th the Sant Rafel Soccer Club will present the club’s anthem and on October 5th it organizes the match between single against married. The association has also included in the program a mobylettes race, a biohealthy walk, a soccer school meeting, a tennis tournament, an exhibition of the Sant Rafel Gymnastic Club or the V Ttrofeu BTT Master kids.
On October 24th, the great day of Sant Rafel is celebrated with a mass, procession and typical dances, in which the Colla de Sant Rafel and the Cultural Association Dance Group of Tauste (Zaragoza) will perform. The day will conclude at 8pm with a performance by Joan Murenu and the theatrical performance ‘Dianxes! Quina història ‘.
- San Jorge’s Market
- May 30 2020
- 8:00 am - 3:00 pm