The San Antonio festivities 2016, in Cangas de Onís, will start the 4 in June with the reading of the proclamation, by Mr. Alfredo García. The event will take place at 20: 00 h. in the afternoon, at the Teatro Colón, and in the course of it will proceed to the presentation of the queen and bridesmaids of the parties.
A host of events for young and old will happen over two weeks. Everyone to enjoy!
We leave you all the festive calendar of this year 2016.
Saturday 4 The Proclamation
19: 30 h. Parade of the Banda de Gaitas City of Cangas de Onís, Gigantes y Cabezudos.
20:00 h. At the cinema Columbus «El Progón» by Mr. Alfredo García and presented by Ángel Lueje. Presentation of the queen and bridesmaids. Performance of the Picos de Europa Folkloric Association, Banda de Gaitas and Coro Peñasanta, all of them from Cangas de Onís.
23: 00 h. Verbena in the Robledal, with the performances "Orquesta Stelares" and dj.
19: 00 h. Dance in the town hall square with "Lando and his orchestra".
Saturday 11 Children's Day
16: 00 to 20: 30 h. Party in the courtyard of the Reconquista School with:
Giant amusement park with mobile disco, karaoke, the Mad Wizard, giant inflatables, 4 jumping mats, mechanical bull, ecological bumper cars. Crafts and games: pintacaras, elaboration of montera picona, creation of windmills, elaboration of the party necklace, manufacture of the brooch of San Antonio and recreational games.
Puppet show by Tururú Títeres.
For the little ones: Bebeteca Fusión.
23: 00 hours Verbena in the Robledal with the performance of "Orquesta Cuarta Calle" and dj.
Sunday 12 La Joguera
12: 00 h. Parade of pipers, giants and big heads.
13: 30 hours Concert in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in charge of the band "Musical Union of the Principality".
18: 00 hours Parade of bagpipers, giants and big heads.
00: 00 h. In the oak wood of the Chapel of San Antonio «La Joguera».
One hour before, the festival begins with the orchestras: "Taxxara y Cañón".
Monday 13 San Antoniu
9: 00 h. Flying discharge announces the beginning of the BIG DAY OF THE HOLIDAYS.
10: 00 h. Mass in the chapel of San Antoniu.
10: 30 h. Descent of the Santu in procession to the parish church of Santa María.
12:00 h. Solemn Mass sung by the Peñasanta Choir.
13:00 h. Procession of the Santu to his chapel in El Robledal, accompanied by the Banda de Gaitas City of Cangas de Onís.
Auction of the Ramu and Burning of the Xigante.
Vermouth session with «Fernando and his keyboards».
In the evening, verbena with «Pikante y Trébol».
23: 00 h. Verbena in the Vega de Contranquil with «Solara and Chárleston Big Band».
Domingo 19 La Jira
12: 00 h. Parade with the Charanga «Mekánika».
17: 00 h. In La Vega de Contranquil distribution of the Bollu and the wine bottle for the partners.
Dance throughout the afternoon in charge of the Charanga »Mekánika».
22: 00 h. Verbena in the Vega de Contranquil with the orchestras «Grafitti and Tango Espectáculo».
00: 00 h. On the Roman Bridge "Fireworks".
00: 30 h. Continuation of the Verbena.