"Christians" entering the battle in Pollensa (Moors v. Christians, 2 August).

02-08-2012Jaume Morey

Monday, 1 August
FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 20.00: Children's party with Tipi-Tipi-Top. At the Na Batlessa amphitheatre.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 19.00: Children's entertainment - dance and games. Plaça Pou den Verdera. 22.00: Open-air cinema - "Hotel Transylvania 2". Port beach.

Llubi, Sant Feliu Fiestas. 06.00: Alborada wake-up. Plaça Església. 19.30: Solemn mass. 21.30: Folk dance with the group Sa Torre. Plaça Església. 00.30: Tribute concert to Joan Sabina & Serrat. Plaça Església.

Pollensa, La Patrona Fiestas. 19.00: Puppets. Plaça Vella. 20.00: Procession with the band of cornets and drummers and the Pollensa Band of Music. 22.30: Night party - La Loca Motora, Esquit Arreu, Ses Bubotes. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Canyamel, Fifth International Piano Festival. 20.30: Dina Parakhina, works by Rachmaninoff. At the Torre de Canyamel, Ctra. Arta-Canyamel, km 5, Capdepera. Information: 971 841 137, www.torredecanyamel.com.

Palma. 21.00: The Ensemble Tramuntana with director Barry Sargent and soprano Sheva Tehovla at the Casal Solleric (Passeig Born), Palma. Works by Telemann, Vivaldi, Holst and Britten. Tickets 12 and 15 euros. Information and reservations 606 600 161; email: ensembletramuntana@gmail.com.

SPORT
Palma, Copa del Rey Mapfre - King's Cup regatta. From 13.00 at the Real Club Náutico de Palma. Over 120 boats from eighteen different countries. Runs until 6 August. Information: 971 726 848 and www.regatacopadelrey.com.


Tuesday, 2 August
CINEMA
Palma. 21.30: Showing of "Wild Tales" in Spanish. Outdoors at the Parc de la Mar. Free.
 
CONFERENCE
Palma. 19.00: "Inside Columbus". Professor Frank Friedrich Scherer, a psychoanalytic approach to Christopher Columbus. At the auditorium's Mozart hall. Free.

FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 22.00: Concert at the Sant Salvador Sanctuary by Blaumut. 12 euros.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 21.00: Folk dance with Es Revetlers. Plaça Costa.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 19.30: Dance and Zumba. Plaça Pou den Verdera.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 18.00: Aquatic treasure hunt. Ages six to twelve. Plaça Església. 21.00: Supper and evening of Havaneres folk songs. Plaça Jaume I.

Llubi, Sant Feliu Fiestas. 21.00: Playback contest. Plaça Església. 24.00: Fire display. Plaça Església.

Pollensa, La Patrona Fiestas. 05.00: The Alborada wake-up in the Plaça Major and streets. 08.00: Alborada in the Puerto Pollensa church square. 09.00: Alborada by Cala Molins, Cala San Vicente. 11.00: Mass and dance of offer by the Cossiers to the Mother of God of the Angels Parish church. 12.15: Dance by the Cossiers. Plaça Major. 12.45: Pollensa band of music performance. Monti-sion church. 13.00: Aperitif for everyone. At the town hall. 17.00: Procession with the Soldà troupe of cornets and drummers. 17.30: Procession with the image of La Patrona. 19.00: Moors and Christians battle. 21.30: Thanksgiving. Song of joy by Costa i Llobera. Interpretation of the Alborada and "Visca Pollença" by the Pollensa Band of Music. Plaça Major. 24.00: Fireworks. By the Roman bridge.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.00: Ringing of bells, firing of rockets and raising of the banners. At the church. 20.30: Opening address. Placeta Església. 22.00: Concert by Donallop at Ca ses Blaies.

MUSIC
Canyamel, Fifth International Piano Festival. 20.30: Goran Philipec, works by Chopin and Liszt. At the Torre de Canyamel, Ctra. Arta-Canyamel, km 5, Capdepera. Information: 971 841 137; www.torredecanyamel.com.

Deya. 21.30: Miquelito Cano - flamenco music. On the terrace at the Archaeological Museum. Eight euros. Information/bookings: deiamuseum@gmail.com; 699 957 902.

Magalluf. From 19.00 (concert around 23.00): Steve Aoki. BH Mallorca Hotel, Avda. Palmeras. Prices vary. Bookings and details: www.bhmallorca.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: John Abercrombie (guitar), Marc Copland (piano), Drew Gress (double bass), Joey Baron (drums). Plaça Major. Free.


Wednesday, 3 August
CINEMA
Palma. 21.30: Showing of "The F Word" in English. Outdoors at the Parc de la Mar. Free.

FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 20.30: Tomatoes, peppers, melons and home-grown fruit, followed by trempó salad. Na Batlessa amphitheatre. 21.30: Lanterns' procession from Na Batlessa.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 18.00: Children's activities followed at 20.00 with Zorbs Balls (registration for this at the tourist office by 1 August). Plaça Pinar.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 18.30: Sandcastle competition for children. Port beach. 22.00: Line dance. Plaça Pou den Verdera.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 17.00: Grand water party. Sports centre. 20.30: Concert - Voicello. Cloister Tarongers. 22.45: Party - swing music, Italian "tutti quanta" music and DJs. Placeta Tarongers.

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 12.00: Ringing of bells and the raising of the Sant Llorenç flag.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.30: Children's games. Plaça Major. 23.00: Climbing of the soapy pole. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Alcudia. 22.00: Formentera al mundo - Üi. Can Torro library courtyard, C. Serra. Free.

Canyamel, Fifth International Piano Festival. 20.30: Mikhail Shilyaev, works by Chopin. Gershwin, Ravel. At the Torre de Canyamel, Ctra. Arta-Canyamel, km 5, Capdepera. Information: 971 841 137; www.torredecanyamel.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Anthony Strong (piano/vocals), Spencer Brown (double bass), David Ohm (drums), Gav Broom (trumpet), Alam Nathoo (sax). Plaça Major. Free.

SUMMER MARKET
Puerto Portals. 19.00-01.00: Market, kids' area, cocktails and more.


Thursday, 4 August
CINEMA
Can Pastilla. 21.30: Showing of "Life of Pi" in Spanish with English subtitles. Outdoors at the beach. Free.

FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 21.00: Latin music evening. Plaça Monument.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 21.00: Sports dance followed by an evening of ballroom dance with the group Swing 2. Plaça Costa.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 18.00: Children's sandcastle competition. In front of La Santa bar. 20.00: Supper for senior citizens plus ball de bot folk dance. Plaça Cervantes.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 18.30: Children's entertainment. Placeta Tarongers. 21.00: Variety night - magic, humour - and tapas. Plaça Jaume I.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 19.00: SelvArt - paintings, performance, dance, music, batucadas. Plaça Major and recreation park. 20.00: TapeSelva. Tapas from 1.50 euros at five bars. 23.30: Night party - Miaulos, After Suns and DJ. Recreation park.

MUSIC
Bunyola. 22.00: David Gomez (piano). Performing at Bunyola station. Works by Chopin, Rachmaninoff and others. 20 euros. Information/bookings: www.ly200.com; tel - 902 008 367.
 
Deya International Music Festival. 21.00: Suzanne Bradbury (piano), Eilidh Martin (cello) and Tom Hankey (violin). Works by Dvorak, Mansker and Piazzolla. At Son Marroig (Ctra MA-10 km 65.8). Reservations 678 989 536; www.dimf.com. Tickets 20 euros.

Pollensa Festival. 22.00: Balearic Symphony Orchestra, Michel Camilo (piano). Works by Bernstein and Gershwin. Sant Domingo Cloister. Prices 30-35 euros. Tickets via www.generaltickets.com or the festival office by the cloister. More information: www.festivalpollenca.com. Tel: 971 534 011.

Port des Canonge. 20.30: Banyalbujazz - Sebastian and Raimundo Quartet.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 10.30pm: Suzette Moncrieff & Lito Blues Band - Lito Fernández (guitar), Jorge Blanco (double bass), Nicolas Huguenin (drums). Plaça Major. Free.

SUMMER MARKET
Puerto Portals. 19.00-01.00: Market, kids' area, cocktails and more. At 21.30, Monkey Doo and Oh My Swing.


Friday, 5 August
FIESTAS

Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 20.30: Raising of the banners. The band of music and the playing of the "Balanguera" Majorca hymn, followed by opening address. Plaça Vila. 21.00: Alart 2016 - street art and in galleries, the town hall and the Casal Son Tugores.

Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 09.00: Release of doves. 19.00: Procession from the town hall by bigheads, pipers and the Arta Band of Music. 19.00: Children's Holi colours party. Na Batlessa. 23.00: Flower Power party in C. Cristòfol Ferrer. 24.00: Fireworks.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 18.00: Xop Park water party for kids to the age of 12. Plaça Costa.

Cala Millor, Mare de Déu dels Àngels Fiestas. 16.00: Rural Olympics. Plaça Mallorca. 19.00: Holi fest and DJs. Plaça Mallorca.

Campos, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 21.30: Folk dance. Plaça Can Pere Ignasi.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 18.00: Batucada drum bands competition and procession from the Mar y Paz hotel to Plaça Cervantes with prizes to follow. 20.00-06.00: L'Auba night to dawn party. Various groups and DJs. Eight euros entrance up to 23.00. Twelve euros entrance from 23.00 to 01.30. At the sports centre. 22.00: Correfoc demons' fire-run. Santa Margalida and Muro demons (Hiachat and Sa Pedrera de Muro). From C. Felicia Fuster to Plaça Cervantes.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 18.00: Photocall (before). Plaça Pou den Verdera. 19.00: Holi colours festival. Two euro charitable donation. Plaça Pou den Verdera. 22.00: Photocall (after). Plaça Pou den Verdera.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 17.00: Water games. Municipal pool. 20.30: Models' parade. Plaça Jaume I. 21.30: Playback contest. Plaça Jaume I. 23.45: Flower Power party with DJs. Plaça Jaume I.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 22.00: Concert by the vocal group Sa Companyia. At the Sant Bonaventura Cloister.

Santa Eugenia, Santa Eugenia Fiestas. 22.30: Night party with Orquestra Oasis, La Cancion del Verano and DJ. Les Escoles courtyard.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 19.00: "Jewel" races. C. Cirers. 23.45: Selva Pop Rock - 4L, Discovers, Ses Bubotes and DJ. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Canyamel, Fifth International Piano Festival. 20.30: Grand gala concert with tributes to Enrique Granados. At the Torre de Canyamel, Ctra. Arta-Canyamel, km 5, Capdepera. Information: 971 841 137; www.torredecanyamel.com.

Palma, Bellver Castle season. 21.30: Balearic Symphony Orchestra with Michel Camilo, piano. Works by Bernstein and Gershwin. Tickets 10, 25 and 30 euros, normally available on the day up to an hour in advance or, for instance, from Casal Solleric, Passeig Born, every day 09.00-17.00. More information: www.castelldebellver.palma.cat. Tel: 971 735 065.

Portocolom. 22.00: Benefit concert by David Ordines. At the sports centre car park.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Perico Sambeat's Workout - Perico Sambeat (alto sax), Pep Garau (trumpet), Thomas Fontin (tenor sax), Tomeu Garcias (trombone), Jaume Riera (piano), Joan Roca (double bass), Pep Lluis Garcia (drums). Plaça Major. Free.

Sineu, S'Embat Festival. 21.00-06.00. Daniel Higiénico, Gran Orquesta Republicana, Saxophonia Funk Project and others. Sa Quintana courtyard. 15 euros.

PERFORMANCE
Alcudia. 21.00: Dance. Passeig de la Mare de Déu de la Victoria (market area). 22.00: Theatre at the Roman Theatre, Pollentia excavations. "El darrer dia al cafè de la Granota".


Saturday, 6 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.45: Monkey Roll Fest - American classic cars, custom bikes, exhibitions, rock music and DJs. Sports ground. 18.30: Procession by demons, the Alaro donkey and giants. From Plaça Vila. 20.30: Line dance. Plaça Vila. 22.30: Concert - Cabrit i Bassa Band of Music. Plaça Vila.

Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 09.00: Release of doves. 10.00: Procession from the town hall by bigheads, pipers and the Arta Band of Music. 19.00: Gathering of bigheads and giants from across Majorca. Parade from the town hall. 20.00: Eucharist with the Orfeo Artanenc choir. 22.00: Night party - Big Maritim, La Canción del Verano, Loca Motura, Onion Rabbits. Plaça Conqueridor.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 22.30: Night party - Disco revival with DJs. Dress in white. Plaça Costa.

Cala Millor, Mare de Déu dels Àngels Fiestas. 18.00: Full contact championship - musical performances, DJs. Plaça Mallorca. 21.00: Open-air supper and dance with Trio Cha-Cha-Cha. Tickets seven euros from tourist offices.

Campos, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.45: Parade by giants with pipers and batucada. From Plaça de la Creu. 20.30: Parade by bigheads and pipers. From the town hall. 22.30: Concert by the Campos Band of Music. Plaça S'Estació.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 18.00: Gathering of batucada drum groups. Plaça Cervantes. 19.30: Rhythmic gymnastics and Zumba. Plaça Cervantes. 21.30: Concert by Quatre de Cor, 23 musicians and singers plus the Santa Margalida Band of Music. In Son Baulo at the end of C. Marina.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 23.30: Night party - Pirates Pirats. Plaça Pou den Verdera.

El Toro, Summer Fiestas. 21.00: Outdoor supper at the Plaça Europa. 22.30: Folk dance. 24.00: Night party - Oxalis and DJ. Plaça Europa.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 18.00: Children's entertainment with Spaguetti. Plaça Jaume I. 21.30: Ball de bot folk dance with the groups Ballugall, Brocalet, S'Estol des Gerricó. Plaça Jaume I.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 20.00: Majorcan dance with Dit i Fet. Plaça Espanya.

Santa Eugenia, Santa Eugenia Fiestas. 11.00: Children's water party. Sports centre. 18.00: "Jewel" races. C. Josep Balaguer. 19.30: Ball de bot folk dance. At the sports centre. 23.00: Night party - Som Rocks, Val 9, IPops and DJ. Les Escoles courtyard.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 17.00: Water party for kids. Sports centre. 23.00: Night party - line dance, Madona, Filats Show. Plaça Major.

Sineu, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 23.30: Correfoc demons' fire-run. From C. Avall. 01.00: Night party with DJs. Sa Plaça.

MUSIC
Esporles, Tramuntana Rock Festival. 20.00-06.00: Three stages, numerous bands and DJs. 20 euros on the day. www.tramuntanarocks.com, www.entradasatualance.com.

Felanitx. 23.30: Revival disco - music from the '60s through to the '90s. Sa Torre park. Free.

Pollensa Festival. 22.00: Cappella Neapolitana Antonio Florio with Valentina Varriale, soprano: "Salve Regina". Sant Domingo Cloister. Prices 20-25 euros. Tickets via www.generaltickets.com or the festival office by the cloister. More information: www.festivalpollenca.com. Tel: 971 534 011.

Port Adriano. 22.00: The Orchestra - former members of ELO. Prices 38-150 euros. Tickets online via www.portadriano.com. Tel: 971 232 494.

Portocolom. 22.00: Nina with Joan Monné (piano). Plaça Sant Jaume. Free.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Final concert for the Jimmy Weinstein Traveling School Seminary. Plaça Major. Free.

Santanyi International Music Festival at Monestir de Consolació, Alqueria Blanca. 20.30: Thomas Indermühle (oboe) and Claudio Brizi (harpsichord). Tickets 10 or 20 euros (50% discount students aged under-25). Information/bookings: www.festivalmusicasantanyi.com; info@festivalmusicasantanyi.com. Tel: 618 523 725.

SPORT
Palma. 21.00: Real Mallorca v. West Bromwich Albion. At the Son Moix Iberostar Stadium (Cami dels Reis, s/n) by the Poligono Can Valero. Tickets five to 35 euros; members free. Tickets from the club office 09.00 to 14.00 and 15.30-18.30.


Sunday, 7 August
CINEMA
Palma. 21.30: Showing of "And So It Goes" in Catalan with English subtitles. Outdoors at the Parc de la Mar. Free.

FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 19.00: Gathering of giants from across Majorca. Procession from Son Tugores to Plaça Vila. 21.30: Folk dance. Plaça Vila. 22.30: Night party - Summer Affair. Ibizan style with house, chill-out and other music. At the sports ground swimming pool.

Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 19.00: Eucharist and dance by Arta Balla i Canta with the pipers. 22.00: Folk dance with the group Esclafits i Castanyetes. Plaça Conqueridor. 24.00: Fire crackers.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 10.15: Swim from Cala Gran. 21.30: Talent show. Plaça Costa.

Campos, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 10.30: Children's water party. Plaça S'Estació. 18.00: Holi colours festival. Football ground. 21.30: Concert of Havaneres folk songs. Plaça Can Pere Ignasi.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.00: Dream dance school and karate. Plaça Cervantes. 20.00: Mass, address for the fiestas and performance by the Santa Margalida pipers and whistlers. 22.00: Fashion parade. Plaça Cervantes.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Summer Fiestas. 12.00: Duck release and swim competition to catch the rubber ducks. 23.00: Ses Salines Band of Music. Cala Galiota beach. 24.00: Fireworks. Cala Galiota beach.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 19.30: Depature of the demon and pipers. Plaça Verge de Loreto. 22.00: Concert by the Montuiri Band of Music. Plaça Església. 23.30: Correfoc demons' fire-run. From Es Pou. 24.00: Fireworks. Sa Riba. 00.30: Night party with Xiriminquet Band, Islanders, Indecisos. Plaça Jaume I.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 19.30: Concert - La Flor de l'Avior choir and Cugulutx. Sant Bonaventura Cloister.

Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 20.30: Parade by giants and pipers. 21.30: Opening address for the fiestas followed by concert by the Sant Llorenç Band of Music. Plaça Ajuntament.

Santa Eugenia, Santa Eugenia Fiestas. 19.00: Solemn mass in the honour of the patron.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 21.00: Folk dance with Marjal en Festa (Sa Pobla). Recreation park. 22.30: Los Xilvars in concert. Ca ses Blaies.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. From 12.00: Mobylettes and Embala't 2016 (the straw-bales contest).

Sineu, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.30: Mass and procession of the burial of the Virgin. From Sant Francesc Cloister. With giants, band of drummers and cornets, choir, pipers. 22.00: Ball de bot folk dance. Sa Plaça.

MUSIC
Magalluf. From 19.00 (concert around 23.00): David Guetta. BH Mallorca Hotel, Avda. Palmeras. Prices vary. Bookings and details: www.bhmallorca.com.

Portocolom. 22.00: Concert - Cinquet de Berkeley and Toni Vaquer Big Band. Plaça Sant Jaume. Free.

Valldemossa Chopin Festival. 22.00: Kun Woo Paik (piano). Works by Chopin, Debussy, Fauré and Ravel. Prices 20-30 euros. Information: www.festivalchopin.com. Bookings by email - reservas@chopinfestival.com; by phone - 971 612 351 (10.00 to 13.00) or at the festival office (same times).

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