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Event:
Festivities in honour of the Virgin of Agres
Start:
2 September 2015
End:
5 September 2016
Organizer:
Ajuntament d’Agres
Phone:
965510001
agres@touristinfo.net
Updated:
Monday August 31st, 2015
Phone:
965510001
Address:
Agres, Alacant, 03837, Espanya

Friday, September 2nd: Day of the lantern
At dawn and noon, bells rolling
12:00 pm · Town Square · Development of lantern by every child
05.00 pm ·  Contest of streets and facades
07.30 pm · Solemn novena. After this, from the balcony of Town Hall, the official start of the festivities, the Angelus prayer and sing the Hymn of the Shepherds. After this, lantern festival accompanied by “cabots” (big heads), dance group, bagpipes players and the Musical Union of Agres

Satuday, September 3th: The Shepherd
06.00 am
· Sanctuary · Mass in memory of the dead of the members of the filà of the Shepherds
07.00 am · Morning parade by the filà of the Shepherds
07.30 am · Morning parade
08.30 am · Embassy of the shepherd. After this, parade until the Sanctuary and completion of the embassy with the singing of the Salve Regina. After this, mass and, then, pilgrimage with the Virgin to the town
12.00 pm · Church of St. Michael · Mass
01.00 pm · Parade by Musical Union of Agres
08.30 pm · Solemn procession and singing of the Salve Regina
01.00 am · Musical Performance

20140906AAgres_03Sunday September 4th: Day of the Virgin
09.30 am
· Church of St. Michael · Mass
10.30 am · Return of the Virgin to the Sanctuary. When it arrival, mass. After this, change of the captain of the filà of the Shepherds. After this, pilgrimage to the town
05.30 pm · Children’s theater
09.00 pm · Popular dinner

Parade of customs (10.30 p.m) and dancing.

Monday, September 5th: Thanksgiving Day

12.00 pm · Church of St. Michael · Solemn Eucharist
01.00 pm · Parade by Musical Union of Agres
02.00 pm · Jaume Miquel Calatayud St. · Popular Paella
06.30 pm · Children’s theater