Gijón is in its Big Week 4 to August 15, on the occasion of the Begoña festivities. The pistol shot will be read by the proclamation on the same day 4 in the Plaza Mayor. Then open ten days in which there will be room for the International Festival of Gaitas Villa de Xixón, festivals and musical performances with artists such as Bisbal, Tamara or The Wedding Present among others. The fireworks of the night of the 14 of August will put the finishing touch to the Gijón parties.
· Friday 4
Proclamation by the actor Robeto Álvarez in the Plaza Mayor, 21 hours.
XVII International Bagpipe Festival 'Villa de Xixón' (Plaza Mayor, 21.45).
Orchestra Pikante (Paseo de Begoña, 22 hours).
Concert by David Bisbal in the Palace of Sports, 23 hours.
· Saturday 5
Floral offering to Jovellanos (Plaza del Seis de Agosto, 11 hours).
Accompanied with the Gijón Music Band and authorities.
Begins LXI International Fair of Samples of Asturias (FIDMA), in the enclosure
· 6 Sunday
Gijonesa Artistic Grouping Festival (Plaza Mayor, 19.30 hours).
Rodrigo Cuevas, Celerina Sound System and Banda de Gaites LaKadarma (Plaza Mayor, 21.30 hours).
Day d'Asturies in Xixón.
At 12 hours parade of folk groups and bands of gaites from the Plaza Mayor to the Cerru de Santo Catalina. To the 13: 15h, Danza Prima and Puya'l Ramu with Aitor García Cut of the GF Xiringüelu. More action by Víctor de Cimavilla, Native Sports and Traditional Folk Dance by the Asociación de Folclor Azabache.
At 19 h. in the Plaza Mayor, concert of the Artistic Gijon.
At 21 h. performance of the Turón Mining Choir.
· Monday 7
China Moses «Nightintales», Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
· Tuesday 8
Sidecars, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
· Wednesday 9
La Dame Blanche, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
· Thursday 10
Edwyn Collins, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
Orozco, Poniente Beach 23 hours.
· Friday 11
Carlos Sadness, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
· Saturday 12
The Wedding Present, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
Révolver, Poniente Beach 23 hours.
· 13 Sunday
Son del Carmen, Plaza Mayor 12: 30 hours.
Los Desiempre, Plaza Mayor 13: 30 hours.
Tamara, Plaza Mayor 21 hours.
Morat, Poniente Beach 23 hours.
· Monday 14
Olympus Orchestra, Poniente Beach 23 hours.
Great night of the fireworks, shot from Santa Catalina Hill at twelve o'clock at night.
· Tuesday 15
The Prima Dance and the Restallón close the holidays, at 14 hours at San Lorenzo Beach.