The grape battle, part of the Binissalem Vermar fiestas, takes place on Saturday shortly after midday.

19-09-2015Miquel A. Borràs

Monday, 11 September
Puerto Alcudia. 20.00: Evening with Peter Taylor, ex-Palace, Spurs and England. Charity event - proceeds to Nottingham City Hospital Renal Unit. Legends Bar, Avda. Pedro Mas y Reus, corner C. Zoo.

Cas Concos (Felanitx), Sant Nicolau. 19.00: Zumba and body jump. La Plaça.

Tuesday, 12 September
Binissalem, Vermar. 21.00: Wine tasting. Price six euros in advance from the town hall. At Can Gelabert.

Cala Ratjada. 21.00: Coral Gabellina choir. Plaça Castellet.

Palma. 20.15: DJ Alexsong - Es Forti fiestas. Plaça Madrid.

Palma. 20.30: Night of opera and classical music. Son Vida Café, Castillo Hotel Son Vida. Six euros or 20 euros with dinner.

Wednesday, 13 September
Binissalem, Vermar. 17.30: Family circus workshop. Plaça Església.

Deya. 20.30: Russian Strings, Kremlin Chamber Orchestra. Schubert, Tchaikovsky and others. At Son Marroig. 20 euros.

Thursday, 14 September
Bunyola, Sant Mateu. 20.00: Pregón opening address. Municipal theatre.

Biniamar (Selva). 20.00: Victoria Quingles - "Nuredduna". Església Nova.

Deya. 20.30: Riu Dolç Brass Quintet and Mario Molina (piano). Gershwin, Gabrieli and others. At Son Marroig. 20 euros.

Palma. 18.30: Palma Band of Music. Plaça Major.

Friday, 15 September
Binissalem, Vermar. 18.00: Welcome to Sa Vermada. Carriages in the streets, songs for the Vermar, dance, sweet wine. 20.00: Reception of the Vermadors and Vermadores plus pipers and bands. At the town hall. 20.30: Pregón opening address plus choir. At the church. 21.00: Concert - One Man Rocks. At Vins Nadal.

Bunyola, Sant Mateu. 17.00: Procession - giants and pipers. 18.30: Holi colours festival. 22.00: Theatre and at 23.00 (until 05.00), party with Xanguito, Jés and DJ. Sa Plaça.

Calonge (Santanyi), Sant Miquel. 21.00: Night party - After Suns, Los Grillos and DJs. Plaça Sant Miquel.

Cas Concos (Felanitx), Sant Nicolau. 21.30: Open-air supper. Tickets, 10 euros, to be bought by 13 September. At the sports centre.

Manacor September Fair. From 18.00-24.00 at the station esplanade. 23.30: Party with Enrockats, Onion Rabbits. Plaça Ramon Llull.

Palmanova Tourist Day. 20.30: Concert - Filharmònica Porrerenca. 21.30: Concert - Supervoices, a cappella. 22.40: Fireworks. Paseo Marítimo.

Deya. 21.00: Studium Aureum - 21st century classical. Sant Joan Baptista Church. 15 euros.

Inca. 20.30: Billarmonia - a cappella performance. Plaça Aigua.

Lloseta. Nits Cubiques. 20.00-22.00: Micro concerts and tapas route. 22.00: ExpoArt audiovisual projection. From 23.00-05.00: Ivan Ferreiro, Dirty Appetite, Sideways. Lloseta Theatre, C. Pou Nou. 23 euros.

Palma. 19.00: Concert - Superpolipopet plus benefit supper. Tickets (donations) ten euros. Reservations: 971 200 050. Parc Sa Riera.

Palma. 20.00: Almudaina Band of Music - Es Forti fiestas. Plaça Madrid.

Palma. 20.00: Ursula Bardlowska (soprano), Francisco Soriano (piano). Palacio Real de la Almudaina. Free.

Sencelles. 22.00: David Goméz (piano). Chopin, Morricone, own works and others. Finca Son Verd, Cami Son Verd. 20-30 euros. Reservations: 677 744 487.

Palma. 21.30: Balladors des Raiguer folk dance - Es Fortí fiestas. Plaça Madrid.

Saturday, 16 September
Binissalem, Vermar. 10.00: Voltant, Voltant - procession for the start of the grape treaders party. From Plaça Església. 12.00: Pregón address at the town hall, followed by the great grape battle at the sports centre. 14.00: Lunch and party for grape treaders, then performances from Enrokats, Without String and Madona. Plaça Església.

Bunyola, Sant Mateu. 11.00: Procession of giants from across the island; giants dance at 12.00. 18.30: Opening address and then the underwear race. From Sa Plaça. 22.30-05.30: Night party - Batucada Saravà, Old Noise, The Billy Young Band (AC/DC trib) and DJs. Sa Plaça.

Calonge (Santanyi), Sant Miquel. 20.00: Raising of banner and firing of rockets. 20.30: Bigheads procession. 21.00: Giants and dance by the archangels and demon. Plaça Sant Miquel. 21.30: Folk dance - three groups. Plaça Sant Miquel.

Cas Concos (Felanitx), Sant Nicolau. 22.00: Concert - Guillem Monserrat i Amics. At the sports centre.

Manacor September Fair. From 19.00-24.00 at the station esplanade. 20.00: Concert - Joan Sebastià Sansó and Guillem Sansó, Sac de puces, Femení plural. Plaça Sa Mora.

Petra Fair. From 10.00: Artisan craft and much more. Plaça Vila.

Pina (Algaida) Fair. From 17.00: Pipers, food trucks plus fair stalls and attractions. 20.00: Artstukada batucada band. 22.00: Correfoc! Trafoc demons and Trasó batucada fire-run.

Alcudia Jazz Festival. 21.00: Patax - Jorge Pérez (percussion), Paula Domíngez (vocals), Carlos Sánchez (bass), Fabrizio Scarafile (sax), Roberto Pacheco (trombone), Marcos Collado (guitar), Federico Lechener (piano), Valentín Iturat (drums), Litón Patiño (dance), Daniel Morales (timbale). Contemporary fusion style - Weather Report, Chick Corea, flamenco and Afro-Cuban folk influences. Auditorium, Plaça Porta Mallorca. 18 euros; 15 euros in advance.

Arta. 21.00: Cool Days Festival - Maico (Majorcan acoustic pop, much of it in English). Arta Theatre, C. Ciutat.

Palma. 20.00: Ana Maria Valderrama (violin), Luis del Valle (piano). Palacio Real de la Almudaina. Free.

Puerto Soller. 20.00: Havaneres songs - Mar Brava, Mar i Vent, Jaume Sureda, Blau Mari. Repic beach.

Sunday, 17 September
Binissalem, Vermar. 17.30: Grape treading competition. Plaça Església.

Bunyola, Sant Mateu. 12.00: Procession and concert - Bunyola Band of Music. Sa Plaça. 18.00: Human towers. Sa Plaça. 20.00: Concert - Bunyola choir and chamber orchestra Ars Musicae. At the church.

Cas Concos (Felanitx), Sant Nicolau. 09.30: Sant Nicolau Fair. 21.00: Concert - Felanitx Band of Music. 23.00: Fireworks.

Manacor September Fair. From 10.00-24.00 at the station esplanade. 10.30: Procession by giants and pipers. Avda. Tren / Avda. Mossen Alcover. 18.30: Children's entertainment followed by line and ballroom dance. Plaça Sa Mora.

Puerto Soller, Fira de la Mar. From 11.00: Artisan craft, local products, gastronomy from local restaurants. From midday, Havaneres songs. Commercial pier.

Alcudia. From 16.00: Oscar Romero, Fernanda Martins, Manu Sanchez and other DJs with Neon Holi Festival. At the bullring. Ten euros.

Llucmajor. 19.00: Irene Mas, Antoni Lliteres, Cor Ciutat de Mallorca choir, Balearics Youth Orchestra. Sant Bonaventura Cloister, C. Fra Joan Garau. Five euros.

Pollensa. 19.30: Maia Planas (soprano), Tomeu Moll-Mas (piano). Ravel, Schumann and others. Sant Domingo Cloister, C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya. Pay as you feel.

Ses Salines. 20.00: Calapot - Majorcan pop-rock. Esponja Municipal Auditorium, C. Pau. Five euros.


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