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Les Garrigues

Festivals

Fira Les Borges Blanques
Extra Virgin Olive Oil fair
At Saint Anthony Feast weekend, On January 17th
Fira Vinaixa
Olive Oil and Stone Fair
Festa La Granadella
Holy week (Declavament)
Friday
Festa Bovera
Celebration of the Clotxa
April
Fira L'Albi
FirAlbi
April
Mercat Arbeca
Mercat medieval del Duc
Festa La Granadella
Recreació dels bombardejos de la guerra civil
Fira Les Borges Blanques
Fira Borges motor
Cultura
Les Garrigues en Flor
Festa Juneda
Cassola de Tros (casserole) Festival
Pasión Sunday
Festa Juneda
Festival Kalikenyo Rock
Cultura
Les Garrigues Guitar Festival
Festa Arbeca
Tast Jazz
July.
Festa
Nit de foc dels Vilars
Cultura El Cogul
Nit a les pintures. Entre Rocs
Cultura La Granadella
Festival de música popular i tradicional catalana
Cultura Les Borges Blanques
Trobada de gegants, grallers i correfocs
Fira Fulleda
Heroic Fair. The party Agustina de Aragón
Fira Les Borges Blanques
Firra - Beer fair
October
Fira Cervià de les Garrigues
Saffron Rose Festival
Fira La Granadella
First pressed. Oil, art and gastronomy
Fira Arbeca
Saint Catherine's Fair
at the third weekend in November
Fira Juncosa
Olive Oil fair and handcrafted products
November.
Fira L'Espluga Calba
Oleo Textile Fair
Fira La Pobla de Cérvoles
Extra Virgin Olive Oil fair and orelletes (dessert)
January.
Mercat Arbeca
Street market
every Sunday morning
Mercat Les Borges Blanques
Weekly street market
on Tuesday morning, since1336
Mercat Juneda
Weekly street market
Thursday morning at Plaça de Catalunya
Mercat Les Borges Blanques
Street market on Saturday
On Saturday morning
Festa Granyena de les Garrigues
Olive Oil Festival
January
Esports L'Espluga Calba
Cursa d'orientació i Rogaining
On January
Festa Castelldans
Saint Anthony the Abbot's Day
on January 17th. It is already an established tradition that during the Saint Day's Mass, one family from the village treats everybody to coca (flat pie topped with sugar).
Festa La Granadella
Saint Antoni Feast
On 17th January, at Ermita de Sant Antoni Abat (hermitage), there is a floats parade that goes around the village.
Festa Els Torms
Saint Anthony's Day
on 17th January.
Festa Bellaguarda
Saint Antoni Feast
On 17th January
Festa L'Albagés
Saint Sebastian Feast
January 20th
Festa El Cogul
Saint Sebastian Feast
On 20th January
Festa Els Omellons
Saint Sebastian's Day
On 20th January they celebrate Saint Sebastian's Day.
Festa El Vilosell
Saint Sebastian Feast
January 20th
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Cabalgata dels tres tombs
on Saint Anthony's Sunday morning, near Passeig del Terrall (avenue)
Esports Arbeca
Vila d'Arbeca Race
at the end of January or at the beginning of February
Festa L'Espluga Calba
Winter Local Festival
at the first weekend in February.
Festa La Floresta
Saint Blaise's Day
On February 3rd, there is a popular lunch to celebrate Saint Blaise's Day.
Festa Puiggròs
The Pig Slaughter Feast
February - March
Festa Vinaixa
The Pig Slaughter Feast
February
The Pig Slaughter Feast
February.
The Pig Slaughter Feast
Spring
Festa Castelldans
The Pig Slaughter Feast
Usually the pig slaughter feast is held in March, and the pork will be eaten by the neighbours and the visitors who go to the brotherhood lunch in the village square.
Festa L'Espluga Calba
The Pig Slaughter Feast
in March
Festa L'Albi
Olive Oil Festival
March
Festa Granyena de les Garrigues
Pig Day
March
Festa Juneda
Trobada d'Armats (gathering)
March.
Festa Els Torms
Calçotada
March.
Festa Els Torms
Saint Joseph's Day
on 19th March.
Festa Bovera
Joseph's Day
On 19th March
Cultura Arbeca
Cultural conferences
throughout April
Cultura Juneda
Cultural Spring
from March to June
Festa El Vilosell
The Pig Slaughter Feast
March- April
Festa El Soleràs
Easter
Cultura La Floresta
Cultural Week
During the Good Friday's procession you can listen to the Miserere Mei in Latin, during the Holy Week they also hold the Cultural Week.
Procession
Sunday Easter
Festa Bovera
The Pig Slaughter Feast
April
Festa Granyena de les Garrigues
Calçotada
April
Cultura Castelldans
Cultural Week
April or may
Festa Bellaguarda
Saint Mark Local Festival
April 25th
Festa Castelldans
Aplec (gathering) at Ermita de la Verge de Montserrat (hermitage)
April 27th
Festa Vinaixa
Spring Festival
the last weekend in April
Festa Arbeca
Aplec (gathering) at the Chapel
May 1st
Festa El Cogul
Local Festival
from 3rd to 5th in May
Festa Els Torms
Local Festival
on the first Saturday in May.
Festa Vinaixa
Aplec de Sant Bonifaci (gathering)
first Sunday in May, with sardines (typical Catalan dance), a Mass and paella for everybody.
Mercat Les Borges Blanques
Bargains Flea Market
(since 1983). On the first Saturday in May.
Festa L'Albi
May festival
May 15th
Festa Cervià de les Garrigues
Saint Isidore Local Festival
on May 15th
Festa Juneda
Mercat medieval
May
Festa Juncosa
Local Festival to honour Saint Isidore
15th May
Festa Tarrés
Winter festival
On 15th May they hold the winter festival.
Festa El Vilosell
Aplec de Sant Miquel de la Tosca (gathering)
May.
Cultura Juneda
Trobada de gegants i capgrossos (Meeting of giants)
May
Festa Cervià de les Garrigues
Aplec de les Besses (gathering)
on Passion Sunday
Festa Puiggròs
La Cassola
May.
Cultura Puiggròs
Cultural Week
May
Festa L'Albagés
Rosary Local Festival
on the third Sunday of May
Festa Bovera
Local Festival
Local Festivals are held on May 23rd and September 8th.
Festa El Soleràs
Ermitatge
Festa El Soleràs
Aplec de la Mare de Déu de les Garrigues
June
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Paellas
Usually one Sunday in June. In Passeig del Terrall (avenue)
Cultura Bovera
Cultural Week
June
Festa Juneda
Revetlla de Sant Joan
June 23th
Cultura Juncosa
Cultural Week
the first week of July
Cultura Els Torms
Cultural Week
the last week of June.
Festa Juneda
Vila de Juneda Sardana (Catalan dance) Festival
first Sunday in July
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Aplec (gathering) at Ermita de Sant Cristòfol (hermitage)
on July 10th (on Saturday). Vehicles blessing and organised activities all day
Festa Puiggròs
Popular walk to moonlight
July.
Cultura La Floresta
Music fair in the street
July
Cultura L'Espluga Calba
Music in the castle
July
Festa Arbeca
Vila de Arbeca Sardana (Catalan dance) Festival
at the end of July
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Sardana (Catalan dance) Festival
Last Saturday of July. In Passeig del Terrall (avenue)
Festa Juneda
Summer Ballroom
on Sundays in July and August
Festa Puiggròs
Local Festival
the last weekend of July
Festa La Pobla de Cérvoles
Summer Local Festival
the previous weekend to the Feast of Mary's Assumption.
Festa El Soleràs
Saint Domenicus Feast
Saint Domenicus Feast is on 4th August. After the Mass, the traditional blessed coca (flat pie topped with sugar) is handed out.
Cultura Arbeca
Fire in the night in Vilars
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Aplec (gathering) at Ermita de Sant Salvador (hermitage)
on August 6th. Outward journey on foot and morning Mass. Public holiday on Saturday with Mass, sardanes (Catalan dance) and lunch
Cultura Fulleda
Cultural Week
First week of August.
Festa L'Albi
Summer Festival
at the second weekend in August
Festa Arbeca
Local Festival
On Our Lady's Day
Festa El Soleràs
Local Festival
The Local Festival is held on 15th August, the feast of the village's patroness.
Festa Tarrés
Summer festival
The summer festival is held on the Feast of Mary's Assumption.
Festa El Vilosell
Bobbin Lacemakers Meeting
August.
Cultura L'Albi
Cicle de Música als Castells
Cultura Vinaixa
Cultural Week
August. Before Local Festival.
Cicle de Música als Castells
Cultura La Granadella
Traditional Catalan Music Festival
second fortnight of August
Festa L'Espluga Calba
Summer Local Festival
the first weekend after Our Lady's Day.
Festa La Floresta
Summer Local Festival
at the third weekend in August.
Festa El Vilosell
Local Festival
third Sunday in August.
Cultura Granyena de les Garrigues
Cultural Summer
July and August
Festa L'Albagés
Summer Local Festival
at the last weekend in August
Festa Bellaguarda
Summer Local Festival
Last weekend of August.
Festa Fulleda
Local Festival
the last weekend of August
Festa Juneda
Open-air Nights
A prelude to the Local Festival (late August)
Festa Juneda
Local Festival
last weekend of August
Festa Vinaixa
Summer Local Festival
the last weekend in August.
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Local Festival
On the first Sunday in September (from Friday to Tuesday)
Festa Castelldans
Local Festival
It starts on the first Tuesday in September and it goes on until the following Saturday.
Festa Juncosa
Local Festival
8th September
Festa L'Espluga Calba
National Day and paellas
On 11th Septembre
National Day and
On 11th Septembre
Festa La Granadella
Local Festival
On 14th September the village holds the Local Festival to honour Saint Christ.
Festa Granyena de les Garrigues
Botifarra (Catalan cards game) Championship
September
Festa L'Albi
Saint Cosmas and Saint Damian Feast
September 26th
Festa Cervià de les Garrigues
Saint Michael Local Festival
on September 29th
Festa Els Omellons
Local Festival
The Local Festival is on 29th September, on Saint Michael's Day.
Festa Granyena de les Garrigues
Local Festival
first weekend of October
Festa El Soleràs
Autumn Festival
October.
Cultura Cervià de les Garrigues
Cultural Weekends
May
Festa Bovera
Retired people Festival
A special party for retired people is held on November 1st, All Saints' Day.
Cultura Juneda
Joan Duch Poetry Award
November
Festa Juneda
Music Festival
on Saint Cecily's Day: November
Festa La Pobla de Cérvoles
Winter Local Festival
the previous or following weekend to 22nd November, La Jonquera Virgin's Day. Every four or five years the history/religious work Ombres i Clarors de la Pobla de Cérvoles is performed inside the temple.
Festa Castelldans
New Olive Oil Festival
The New Olive Oil Festival is held on December 8th, Immaculate Conception's Day, when there is a popular breakfast and the village cooperatives and olive oil mills open their doors and show the visitors the olive oil making process.
Festa Els Torms
Extra Virgin Olive Oil fair
December.
Festa El Soleràs
Olive Oil Festival
October
Festa Les Borges Blanques
Sardanadal
The previous Saturday afternoon and evening before Christmas Day. In Poliesportiu (sports complex) Francesc Macià