A demon smashes a pitcher in front of La Beata - Santa Catalina Tomàs. What is described as the most representative procession in Majorca takes place on Sunday, 4 September.

07-09-2014Jaume Morey

Monday, 29 August
FIESTAS
Estellencs, Sant Joan Degollat Fiestas. 09.30: Street procession. 12.00: Solemn mass. 17.30: "Jewel" races and other games/sports. C. Lladoner and Plaça Nova. 19.30: Concert by La Lira Esporlerina. 22.00: Children's ball de bot folk dance and then adults. 24.00: End of fiestas with DJ.

Felanitx, Sant Agustí Fiestas. 21.00: Ballroom and hip-hop dance. Sa Torre municipal park.

Sant Joan, Sant Joan Degollat Fiestas. 09.00: Pipers' wake-up. 09.30: Demons leave the town hall, 11.00: Solemn mass, dance of offer, pipers and choir. 12.00: "Jewel" races. C. Jaume Mas i Noguera. 22.00: Theatre followed by fire crackers. Plaça Constitució.

Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 17.00: Water party for children and families. Plaça Vila. 22.00: Trivial Pursuit contest (obviously in Mallorquin). Plaça Vila.

MUSIC
Alcudia Clarinet Festival. 22.00: Pablo Piñeiro. Can Torro library courtyard, C. Serra.


Tuesday, 30 August
FIESTAS
Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 11.00: "Processoneta" for La Beata. Children from the nursery school. Pipers and pot-smashing. From Plaça Església. 19.00: Concert - the Band of Summer. At the auditorium. 20.00: Fashion parade. Plaça Vila. 21.00: Music, poetry, wine (Bodegas Galmés i Ribot). Cultural centre courtyard. Prices six euros without wine; ten euros with.

MUSIC
Alcudia Clarinet Festival. 22.00: Andrew Marriner. Can Torro library courtyard, C. Serra.

Andratx Nits a la Fresca. 21.00: Puccini, "La Bohème". Son Mas. 25 euros. Tickets from tourist offices, the town hall's culture department (Casal Can Riera 10am-2pm) or an hour in advance. More information/bookings: cultura@andratx.cat; 971 628 018.

Magalluf. 24.00: Danny Howard. BCM, Avda. S'Olivera. 35 euros.

OUTDOOR CINEMA
Palma. 21.30: A Cambio de Nada (in Spanish). Parc de la Mar. Free.


Wednesday, 31 August
FIESTAS
Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. From 19.00: Sporting evening - Dance workshop (Plaça Vila); 19.30, Race (from Plaça Vila, registrations www.elitechip.net); 19.30, Tai-chi masterclass (Plaça Església); 21.15, Therapeutic gymnastics (Plaça Església); 21.30, Table tennis and football (Plaça Vila).

S'Arraco, Mare de Déu de la Trapa Fiestas. 17.00: Games in the square.

MUSIC
Alcudia Clarinet Festival. 22.00: Daniel Maldonado. Can Torro library courtyard, C. Serra.

Muro, Sa Riba Folk. 22.00: Miquela Lladó. Can Massanet, Psg. de Sa Riba.

OUTDOOR CINEMA
Palma. 21.30: Terminator Genesis (in Spanish). Parc de la Mar. Free.

SUNSET MARKET
Puerto Portals. 19.00-01.00.


Thursday, 1 September
FIESTAS
Banyalbufar, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 12.00: Ringing of bells, raising of the banner, shower of sweets, ice-cream for children. 19.30: Opening address and then concert with Guitarres i Pues.

Costitx, Mare de Déu de Costitx Fiestas. 12.00: Raising of the banner. Plaça Mare de Déu.

Lloseta, Mare de Déu de Lloseta Fiestas. 19.30: Firing of rockets and procession with bigheads and pipers. From the town hall. 21.00: Tapas night - eight bars.

Maria de la Salut, Mare de Déu de la Salut Fiestas. 14.00: Raising of the banner for the fideus (noodles) and then noodles in Plaça de Dalt. 15.30: Children's games. 16.30: Quintos festival. 21.00: Opening of the fiestas - performance by the school of music and opening address.

Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 21.30: Playback contest. Plaça Vila. 24.00: Post-playback party with DJs at Es Colomer pub.

Santa Ponsa, Rei en Jaume Fiestas. 20.00: Commemorative acts for the 787th anniversary of the landing by King Jaume. Creu de Santa Ponça. 22.00: Open-air cinema (Catalan) - Del revés (Inside Out). Plaça Pinada.

S'Arraco, Mare de Déu de la Trapa Fiestas. 18.30: Treasure hunt.

Vilafranca, Melon Fiesta and Fair. 20.30: Melon-eating contest. Plaça Tomeu Penya.

MUSIC
Deya International Music Festival. 20.30: Riu Dolc Brass Quintet; Handel, Kamel, Arnold and more. Son Marroig estate and museum, off the MA-10 Valldemossa-Soller road. Price 20 euros. More information: www.dimf.com. Reservations: 678 989 536 or online at www.viennaticketoffice.com.  

Formentor. 20.00: Hilary Hahn (violin). Formentor Sunset Classics, Hotel Formentor. www.formentorsunsetclassics.com. 200-1,000 euros.

Magalluf. 24.00: Tinie Tempah. BCM, Avda. S'Olivera. 40 euros.

Palma. 20.30: Ben Trempats plus choir. Havaneres folk songs. Real Club Naútico. Charity performance in aid of the Majorcan food bank. 25 euros. Tickets from the yacht club.

Palma. 20.30: Puccini, "La Bohème". Conservatory Auditorium, C. Alfons el Magnànim 64. 25 euros.

SUNSET MARKET
Puerto Portals. 19.00-01.00. With music (swing) from Dirty Rice.


Friday, 2 September
FIESTAS
Banyalbufar, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 21.00: Open-air supper plus batucada drummers. 24.00: Night party - Maria Rosselló i Els Botifanfarrons, La Canción del Verano, Val 9. Plaça Vila.

Costitx, Mare de Déu de Costitx Fiestas. 18.30: Lights, firing of rockets and ringing of bells. 20.30: Opening address and then concert (a cappella) O'Veus.

Fornalutx, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 07.30: Firing of rockets. 08.00: Procession by pipers and arrival of the bull for the "correbou" bull-run. 18.00-23.00: "Tardeo" (tapas and drink) plus music from La Rumba Nostra, DJ&Sax. 23.30: Holi colours festival with DJ. Sports centre.

Galilea, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 21.30: Night of bars. Supper and karaoke in the square.

Inca, Divendres a la Fresca. 18.00-22.00: Gastronomy, artisan craft, music, dance, children's entertainment. Plaça Espanya and surrounds. (Artisan market open from the morning.)

Lloret de Vistalegre, Fig Fair. 21.00: Concert - Sor Francina Choir. At the Tarongers Cloister.

Lloseta, Mare de Déu de Lloseta Fiestas. 16.00: Children's entertainment. Plaça Espanya. 21.00: Open-air supper. (Registrations by 31 August). Price two euros. 24.00: Night party - Societat Anónima, Som Caparruts, Pirates Pirats. Plaça Espanya.

Maria de la Salut, Mare de Déu de la Salut Fiestas. 17.00: Floats' procession. From Plaça des Pou. 21.00: Open-air supper (registrations at the town hall by 31 August). 23.00: Xaranga music. Plaça des Pou.

Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 19.00: Children's entertainment with Cucorba. Plaça Vila. 19.00: Ringing of bells, raising of the standard and the banner of La Beata. 22.30: Correfoc demons' fire-run with the Dimonis de Hiachat. From Plaça Església. 24.00: Night party - Without Strings, Disccovers. Plaça Vila. 24.00: DJs party at Es Colomer pub.

Santa Ponsa, Rei en Jaume Fiestas. 20.30: Crazy run (fluorescent run) plus music. Information/registrations: www.entradium.com / www.crazyrun.es.

S'Arraco, Mare de Déu de la Trapa Fiestas. 20.00: Ecological food contest. Plaça General Weyler. 23.00: Night party - Maritim, After Suns, Farigola. Plaça General Weyler.

MUSIC
Capdepera. 22.00: David Gómez - a piano and 200 candles. Chopin, Rachmaninoff and others. At the castle. 20-30 euros. www.ly200.com / 902 008 367.

Deya. 21.00: Waltraud Mucher (mezzo soprano) and Guillermo Femenías (vihuela). At the church. 15 euros.

Magalluf. 24.00: Mistajam and friends. BCM, Avda. S'Olivera. 40 euros.

Palma. 20.00: Solar Nit. Toy (psychedelic rock from Brighton), Kero Kero Bonito and other indie bands and DJs plus food trucks. Son Fusteret showground, Cami Vell Bunyola. 28 euros or 45 euros for Friday and Saturday. (In advance, 22 and 30 euros). www.sonfusteret.com.

Palma. 19.00: Van Big Carnival. Food trucks. Music from Los Peligrosos Gentlemen. Es Baluard, Plaça Porta Santa Catalina. Free.

Pollensa. 21.00: Puccini's "La Bohème". Sant Domingo Cloister, C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya. 25 euros. Tickets from Club Pollença and the yacht club in Puerto Pollensa (or on the evening from 20.00).


Saturday, 3 September
FIESTAS
Banyalbufar, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 22.00: Variety night and then DJs. Plaça Vila.

Costitx, Mare de Déu de Costitx Fiestas. 10.00: Activities and games at the municipal swimming-pool. 21.30: Botifarró gastronomy evening. 23.30: Night party - La Movida Band, Ses Bubotes and DJs. Plaça Jardí.

Fornalutx, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 17.00: Games. C. Sa Font. 18.00: Slingshot competition. At Sa Comuna. 22.00: Night party - La Tinbrass, Val Nou, La Canción del Verano plus DJ.

Galilea, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 18.00: Ringing of bells, raising of the banners, drummers and whistlers. 19.30: Opening address and later batucada drummers. 21.30; Contemporary jazz - Armando Lorente (percussion), Eduard Bernabeu (clarinet), Toni Cuenca (double bass). Plus gastronomy and beers. At Son Falcó.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Fig Fair. 18.00: Firing of rockets and procession by the senior "figueralers". At the town hall. 19.00: Opening of the fair. Plaça Tarongers. 19.00: Figatapa - all bars with tapas using figs. 20.00: Ball de bot folk dance show. Plaça Jaume I. 22.00: Folk dance with groups Abeniara and Es Revetlers. Plaça Jaume I. 

Lloseta, Mare de Déu de Lloseta Fiestas. 17.30-20.30: Beers in five different bars (artisan beers). 2.50 euros each. Micro-concerts, artistic gymnastics, judo in Plaça Espanya. 22.00: Orquestras Aquarius and Gin Tonics. Plaça Espanya. 01.00: Night party - La Loca Motora, Ses Bubotes, DJs and visual mapping. Plaça Espanya.

Maria de la Salut, Mare de Déu de la Salut Fiestas. 20.00: Line dance. Plaça des Pou. 23.00: Correfoc demons' fire-run. From C. Constitució. 24.00: Flower Power party at Ca'n Tomeu.

Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 19.30: Offer of flowers with the pipers and whistlers, school of ball de bot (folk dance) and Santa Margalida Band of Music. 20.00: Mass and then procession with the image of Santa Catalina Tomàs. From Plaça Església. 22.30: Night party - Marblau, Big Marítim, After Suns, Val 9 and DJs, followed by the neo-fiesta Gat Escaldat. Plaça Vila.

Santa Ponsa, Rei en Jaume Fiestas. 19.30: Delivery of the standards and presentation of the kings of the fiestas. Theatre and musical show with participants in the fiesta, the Calvia Band of Music and Calvia knights, followed by concert. Plaça Pinada. 22.30: Antonio Orozco in concert (pop-rock). 15 euros for Calvia residents (tickets from the culture department, 971 139 181); 25 euros for non-residents (Discos OH and Baba Discos).

S'Arraco, Mare de Déu de la Trapa Fiestas. 20.00: Barbecue (tickets in advance from local bars). 22.30; Night party - Aquaris, Gin Tonics Band, Onion Rabbits. Plaça General Weyler.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 10.00: Children's activities, water park, foam, etc. Sports centre.

Vilafranca, Melon Fiesta and Fair. 16.30: The melon battle. Parc Josep Maria Llompart. 19.00: Evening market with artisan and local products. 20.30: Festival of the lanterns plus batucada and followed by the pyrotechnic spectacular - Melofoc. From the Plaça Major. 22.00: Line dance. Plaça Tomeu Penya. 24.00: Night party - Tomeu Penya and Geminis, Onion Rabbits. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Capdepera. 20.30: 20.30: Puccini, "La Bohème". Torre de Canyamel, Ctra. Arta-Canyamel km 5. 971 841 134. 25 euros.

Magalluf. 24.00: DJ Sammy. BCM, Avda. S'Olivera. 35 euros.

Palma. 20.00: Solar Nit. L.A., Fujiya & Miyagi and other indie bands and DJs plus food trucks. Son Fusteret showground, Cami Vell Bunyola. 28 euros or 45 euros for Friday and Saturday. (In advance, 22 and 30 euros). www.sonfusteret.com.

Palma. 19.00: Van Big Carnival. Food trucks. Spirit Family Reunion - bluegrass (USA), Rob Corcoran and Michael Daly (Ireland). Es Baluard, Plaça Porta Santa Catalina. Free.

Palma. 21.30: Whole Lotta Band (Led Zeppelin tribute). Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 30 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com.

Puerto Alcudia, Alcudia Jazz Festival. 21.00: Domisol Sisters - swing. Paseo Marítimo. Free.

Santanyi. 21.30: Opera gala. Teatre de Santanyi, C. Bisbe Verger. 18 euros (15 in advance). 971 654 401.

Valldemossa Chopin Festival, Young Talents. 21.00: Andrzej Wiercinski (piano). Works by Chopin, Bach, Beethoven and others. At the Charterhouse - Cell 2 Information: www.festivalchopin.com.

OUTDOOR CINEMA
Palma. 21.00: The Nut Job (in Catalan with English subtitles). Parc de la Mar. Free.

SPORT
Formentor. 09.00: The annual open waters swim across the bay of Pollensa from Formentor beach to Mal Pas (Sant Pere beach), Alcudia.


Sunday, 4 September
FIESTAS
Costitx, Mare de Déu de Costitx Fiestas. 21.00: Open-air supper. Table reservations at the town hall by 2 September. Music from Trio Vintage. Plaça Mare de Déu.

Fornalutx, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 10.00: Balearic artisan craft/products. Arbona Colom car park. 10.30: Solemn mass. 20.00: Ball de bot folk dance - Aires Sollerics.

Galilea, Mare de Déu de Setembre Fiestas. 10.00: Artisan products market. 11.00: Food trucks at S'Escopidor.

Inca, Holi Colours Festival. 17.00-24.00: Holi colours plus DJs. At the General Luque Quarter. Free.

Lloseta, Mare de Déu de Lloseta Fiestas. 11.00-13.30: Circus games. Plaça Espanya. 18.30: Tribute to senior citizens with pipers and Estel del Coco. Plaça Espanya. 22.00: Local groups in concert - Fora de Joc, Miaulos. Plaça Espanya.

Maria de la Salut, Mare de Déu de la Salut Fiestas. 20.00: Violin and piano concert - Catalina Sureda and Dina Nedeltcheva. At the church. 22.00: Bingo. Plaça des Pou.

Palma, Canamunt v. Canavall 2016. 17.00: Orgull Llonguet collective present the annual water battle between the Canamunt and Canavall clans. Parc de la Mar. The two sides leave Plaça Llorenç Bisbal (Canamunt) and Plaça Drassanes (Canavall) at 16.00.

Palma, Santa Pagesa Fiestas. 20.00: Blanqfoc - correfoc demons and batucada. C. Blanquerna.

Santa Margalida, La Beata Fiestas. 10.00: Demons depart to wake everyone up. 11.00: Solemn mass. Santa Margalida Choir, school of ball de bot, pipers and whistlers. 17.30: Floats and carriages parade from the church. 19.00: Procession by the band of music and pipers. 21.00: The La Beata procession. 23.00: Concerts - Yesterday, Tomeu Penya and Geminis. Plaça Vila. 01.00: DJs at Es Colomer pub.

Santa Ponsa, Rei en Jaume Fiestas. 18.30: Giants procession and dance. Plaça Pinada. 21.30: Folk dance - Estol de Ponent and Música Nostra. Plaça Pinada.

S'Arraco, Mare de Déu de la Trapa Fiestas. 09.00: Exhibition of old motorbikes. Plaça General Weyler. 21.00: Horse display. C. Francia.

Vilafranca, Melon Fiesta and Fair. 09.00: Melon fair plus animals' zone, artisan craft, agricultural machinery, pots, embroidery. 10.00 and 11.00: Equestrian shows. Parc Josep Maria Llompart. 10.30: Start of the biggest melon contest; prizes at 12.00. Plaça Tomeu Penya. 17.30: Melo Ye-Ye party (music from the '60s, '70s and '80s) at Bar Es Trast.

MUSIC
Esporles. 19.30: Banda Lira Esporlerina, Antonia Mas group of contemporary dance and music. Plaça Tomàs Seguí. Free.
 
Santanyi International Music Festival. 20.00: Natalia Salom (soprano) and Jonathan Alder (piano). Es Fortí in Cala d'Or. Tickets 10 or 20 euros (50% discount students aged under-25). Information/bookings: www.festivalmusicasantanyi.com; info@festivalmusicasantanyi.com. Tel: 618 523 725.

OUTDOOR CINEMA
Palma. 21.00: Interstellar (in Spanish with English subtitles). Parc de la Mar. Free.

SPORT
Palma. 20.00: Real Mallorca v. Oviedo - Liga 123. Son Moix Iberostar Stadium, Cami dels Reis, s/n by the Can Valero poligono. 10 to 20 euros; children to 14, half price. Under four years, free.

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