Sant Sebastià in Palma: the demons are on the loose on Saturday.

18-01-2014Jaume Morey

Monday, 16 January
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 17.40: Sant Antoni parade - dance of the children's demons, the Alaro and Sant Antoni donkeys. Plaça Vila. 18.10: Lighting of the Sant Antoni Obreria/demons bonfire. In front of the church. 18.40: Lighting of bonfires elsewhere. 20.40: Barbecue. 23.00: Correfoc demons fire-run. From Bar Sa Granja.

Alcudia, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.30: Departure of Sant Antoni and demons from the town hall. Kidnappings along the way! 20.00: Bonfire and barbecue in Plaça Constitució. 22.30: Correfoc demons' run, Plaça Carles V.

Algaida, Sant Honorat Fiestas. 11.00: Mass, dance of the cossiers. 20.00: Bonfire, barbecue with demons, pipers in Pina.

Arta, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 09.00: Demons and band of music from C. Na Coixa. 19.00: Compline plus the band of music and demons, 19.30: Lighting of bonfires.

Cala d'Or, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfire and barbecue, Avda. Calonge.

Calonge, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfire, barbecue and folk dance/music with Música Nostra, Plaça Sant Miquel.

Capdepera, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.30: Ringing of bells. 15.00: Departure of demons from C. Nou to the church. 19.00: Lighting of bonfires and rockets.

Deya, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.00: Foc de Sant Antoni bonfire. Can Roig car park.

Inca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfire, barbecue and wine plus folk dance, Plaça Bestiar.

Manacor, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.15: Departure of demons, Cas Baciner. 14.30: Bell-ringing and dance. By the town hall. 19.00: Procession from the town hall with demons, band of music and people of the town. 19.30: Singing of the "goigs" of Sant Antoni during the Compline service at the parish church. 20.00: Lighting of the first bonfire in front of the Rectory. 22.30: Ball de bot folk dance, Plaça Ramon Llull.

Maria de la Salut, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.00: Lighting of bonfires, Plaça des Pou.

Muro, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.15: Dance of the demons and Sant Antoni. Plaça Comte d'Empúries. 20.30: Lighting of the bonfires with Dimonis de sa Pedrera plus other demons' gangs. Correfoc fire-run and spectacular. Plaça Comte d'Empúries. 23.00: Traditional music - Revetla d'Algebelí and Germans Martorell. Plaça Comte d'Empúries. 00.15: Concerts - Contrapunt, Wateques, plus DJ. Plaça Sant Martí.

Pollensa, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 18.00: Bonfires judging. 21.00: Lighting of bonfires with the help of the Ca de Bou demons.

Porto Cristo, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.00: Departure of demons and dance at the municipal offices. 19.30: Mass and singing of the "goigs". Another demons' dance.

Puerto Pollensa, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.00: Bonfires judging. 21.00: Lighting of bonfires.

Sa Coma, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.00: Demons gather in C. Margalides. Dance and bonfires lit at 19.20 and 20.00.

Sa Pobla, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.30: Departure of the demons and Sant Antoni and procession through the streets and squares of the town. 18.45: Ceremony of the historical sanctioning for the start of Sant Antoni Eve. In front of the town hall. 19.45: Departure of the paralympic demons of Grif, the demons d'Albopàs, the demons of the Obreria (Sant Antoni) and of the town hall, plus giants, bigheads, junior bigheads and the Sa Pobla band of music. From the town hall to the church. 20.00: The Completes (Compline) solemn service. 21.15: Dance of the demons de l'Obreria and of the gangs of bigheads and junior bigheads, accompanied by the Sa Pobla band of music. 21.30: Pyromusical spectacular. Plaça Major. 22.15: Gathering of singers and ximbomba players. Plaça Major. 00.30: Grand ximbombada and glosada - ximbomba playing and reciting of folk/satirical tales, verses and poems. Plaça Major.

S'Alqueria Blanca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfire, wine, music and dance, Plaça Cup.

Santa Maria del Cami, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 18.30: Gathering of demons in C. Rosari, procession with batucada drummers. 19.45: Lighting of the bonfire in Plaça Vila. 20.00: Correfoc, Plaça Vila.

Soller, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.00: Lighting of the bonfire by demons Esclatabutzes and at 20.00, start of the party with music from Aires Sollerics. Plaça Constitució.

Son Carrio, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.00: Demons and pipers form Ca n'Apollonia. 20.00: Dance of the Grand Demon, lighting of bonfires and barbecue (Plaça Església).

Son Macia, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Lighting of the bonfire and barbecue. Dance of the demons.

Vilafranca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.30: Bonfire and barbecue, Plaça Major.


Tuesday, 17 January
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.00: Animal blessings, Plaça Vila.

Alcudia, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.30: Animal blessings, Sant Jaume.

Arta, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 08.30: Start of the procession. 11.00: Blessings. 19.30: Folk dance and song at the sports centre.

Cala Millor, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 17.30: Compline service and blessings.

Calonge, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 11.00: Animal blessings.

Capdepera, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.30: Gathering for the procession, C, Roses. 15.00: Procession and blessings. 18.00: Mass.

Cas Concos, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 11.00: Blessings by the church.

Deya, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.30: Blessings in front of the town hall.

Inca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.00: Mass (Santa Maria la Major Church) and then blessings.

Manacor, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 09.30: Gathering for the processions at various points. 11.00: Blessings. 16.00: Demons' visit to the Hippodrome. 20.00: Dance of the demons, Plaça sa Bassa. 20.30: Mass.

Maria de la Salut, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 15.30: Animal blessings.

Muro, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.30: Firing of rockets and planting of giants in front of the town hall. 11.00: Mass in honour of Sant Antoni with the Miquel Tortell Muro Choir. 15.00: Ringing of bells. 15.30: Traditional blessings and parade of floats.

Palma, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.00: Animal blessings, Cathedral esplanade.

Pollensa, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.00: Traditional procession and animal blessings. 11.30: Setting off from Plaça Almoina to the Ternelles finca. 12.30: Lunch at Ternelles. 14.00: Departure of the pine. 19.00: Raising of the pine, Plaça Vella.

Porto Cristo, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.00: Animal blessings, Plaça ses Comes.

Puerto Pollensa, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 09.00: Bus leaves from behind the church to go to Formentor. 11.30: Procession and animal blessings. 12.00: The pine arrives in the port. 13.30: Planting of the pine in Plaça Miquel Capllonch.

Sa Pobla, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.00: Procession with the pipers Germans Aloy. 11.00: Solemn mass plus offering of farm produce and dance with Marjal en Festa. 12.30: Dance of the caparrot bigheads and young caparrots. Plaça Major. 15.30: Blessing of the animals in the church square with the pipers Germans Aloy and Xerebiols and the giants Antoni and Margalida. 16.00: Parade of floats, accompanied by the band of cornets of the Sant Antoni brotherhood and the demons of the Obreria de Sant Antoni.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 15.30: Blessings and floats. 18.00: Children's ball de bot, Plaça Església. 19.00: Mass and singing of "goigs". 19.30: Barbecue, demons' dance and folk dance, Plaça Església.

Santa Maria del Cami, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 17.00: Blessings at the parish church.

Sineu, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.00: Blessings. 19.00: Mass and then bonfire and demons' correfoc.

Son Carrio, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.30: Mass and gathering of floats at Plaça Mossèn Alcover. 11.00: Blessings. 12.30: Demons' dance.

Son Servera, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 08.30: Demons, band of music, pipers - procession from Plaça Sant Joan. 12.00: Mass. 15.30: Sant Antoni, demons, pipers, band of music, Plaça Nova. 16.00: Blessings.

Vilafranca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 16.30: Blessings by the chapel of Ca Ses Monges following floats procession.

MUSIC
Palma. 19.00: Marta Almajano (soprano) with Hugo Bolivar (counter tenor) and harpsichord, lute accompaniment- Caixa Forum, Plaça Weyler. 12 euros (six for La Caixa customers).

Palma. 20.00: Choral concert - Son Dameto Choir, Sant Felip Neri Church.


Thursday, 19 January
FIESTAS
Es Capdellà, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 19.00: Lighting of bonfire, Plaça sa Vinya.

Palma, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 18.00: Human towers, Plaça Major. 18.45: Departure of giants, bigheads, pipers and dance group from the town hall to Plaça Major. 18.45: Giants' dance, Plaça Major. 19.45: Giants and bigheads return to the town hall. Departure of the dragon and batucada from the town hall to Plaça Major. 20.10: Lighting of the bonfire by the dragon. 20.15: Batucada and dragon return to the town hall.
Music stages:
Plaça Major - 20.30: Al-Mayurqa; 21.45: Música Nostra; 23.00: Oques Grasses; 00.45: BOC.
Plaça Santa Eulàlia - 21.30: DJ Oscar Romero; 23.00: Pere Janer; 00.30: DJ Paula Serra.
Plaça Joan Carles - 21.00: Salvatge Cor; 22.00: Dinamo; 23.15: Efecto Pasillo; 01.00: Obus.
Plaça Porta Santa Catalina - 21.30: Monkey Doo; 22.45: Soul Café; 24.00: Jazz Fingers: 01.15: Maria Rosselló i els Botifanfarrons.
Plaça Reina - 21.00: Tom Trovador; 22.15: Rumba Katxai; 23.30: José El Francés; 00.45: Camela.
Plaça Espanya - 21.00: Alambes; 21.45: Buhos; 23.00: Please; 24.00: Smoking Stones; 01.30: DJ Juan Campos and DJ Txema Sánchez.
Plaça Olivar - 22.00: Xanguito; 23.15: Marga Rotger; 00.30: Kepa Junkera & Sorginak.
C. Jacint Verdaguer - 21.00: Hattori Hanzo Surf Experience; 22.15: La Barraca Sound System; 23.30: Siniestro Total; 01.15: Dos Párajos a Tiro - Serrat and Sabina tribute.

Sa Pobla, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfires for Sant Sebastià. Children's batucada and "Nit Bruixa". In front of the town hall.


Friday, 20 January
FIESTAS
Calas de Mallorca, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Lighting of bonfire.

Inca, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 19.30: Mass (Sant Domingo), dance of offer. 21.00: Barbecue, wine, folk dance, C. Sant Sebastià.

Palma, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 12.00: Cycling Day. From Plaça Santa Eulàlia to Son Moix. 22.00: Cope Concert - Whole Lotta Band and Ariel Rot, Plaça Espanya.

Pollensa, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 19.30: Procession with the image of Saint Sebastian, of the Standard and of the cavallet horse dancers. 21.00: Dance of the cavallets at the bonfire in the Plaça Major.

Portals Nous, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 19.00: Bonfire, Plaça Portals.

Sa Coma, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 19.30: Demons procession with the band of music from C. Margalides. 20.00: Demons' dance, bonfire and barbecue at the sports courts.

Son Ferrer, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Lighting of bonfire, C. Ocells.

MUSIC
Palma. 21.00: "Grease". Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 32 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com.


Saturday, 21 January
FIESTAS
Buger, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 18.30: Lighting of bonfire and barbecue, C. Major. Three euros for the barbecue.

Cala Millor, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfires, demon, band of music, Plaça Eureka.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 14.30: Ringing of bells. 15.00: Departure of demons from Plaça Mariners to the church. 19.00: Lighting of bonfires and rockets.

Deya, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 19.00: Bonfire at the Can Roig car park.

Palma, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 21.00: Human towers, Avda. Jaume III / C. Baró de Santa Maria. 22.00: Demons' correfoc. From the Riera bridge (Passeig Mallorca / Avda. Jaume III).

Puerto Alcudia, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 20.00: Children's demons' correfoc fire-run.

S'Illot, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 17.00: Mass. 19.00: Lighting of bonfire and barbecue. 20.00: Dance of demons and folk dance.

Sol de Mallorca, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 20.00: Bonfire, Children's park, C. Terral.

MUSIC
Manacor. 20.00: Balearic Symphony Orchestra with Marta Mathéu (soprano) and Josep Ramon Olivé (baritone). Tchaikovsky and others. Auditorium, C. Tarragona. Ten euros.

Palma. 21.00: "Grease". Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 32 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com.


Sunday, 22 January
Cala Ratjada, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 11.00: Animal blessings at the church.

Can Picafort, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 12.30: Animal blessings. Floats and procession from the Gran Bahia to the church.

Palma, Sant Sebastià Fiestas. 10.30-14.00: For children, with fantastic figures on parade, magician, Circ Stromboli, Motí Pirat, giants and bigheads. Parc de la Riera. 17.30: Procession of Chinese dragon and lion, Plaça Pere Garau to Plaça Major. 18.00: Procession of the dragon na Coca, giants and pipers from the town hall to Plaça Major. 18.10: The two processions head from Plaça Major to Plaça Olivar. Chinese music and dance; pipers and ball de bot.

Porreres, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 11.45: Animal blessings in front of the Rectory followed by folk dance in Plaça Vila.  
Sa Coma, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 10.00: Mass and singing of "goigs". 11.00: Animal blessings.

Son Macia, Sant Antoni Fiestas. 15.30: Blessings and ball de bot folk dance.

MUSIC
Palma. 11.00: Palma bands of music, Ses Voltes.

Palma. 18.00: Maia Planas (soprano), Antoni Lliteres (tenor), Alejandro Calafat (piano), Sant Felip Neri Church. Ten euros.

Palma. 19.00: "Grease". Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 32 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com.

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