Lights on in Palma this Thursday.

01-01-2017Miquel À. Cañellas

Tuesday, 21 November
MUSIC
Arta. 20.00: Arta School of Music, concert for Santa Cecilia. Arta Theatre, C. Ciutat. Free.

Manacor. 20.00: Manacor Band of Music. Auditorium (Conservatory), C. Sa Fabrica. Free.


Wednesday, 22 November
MUSIC
Andratx. 18.30: Andratx Band of Music and Choir - concert for Santa Cecilia. School of Music Auditorium, C. Catalunya 8. Free.

Palma. 20.00: Laura Pérez, Enrique Bernaldo de Quirós (pianos) - Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saëns. Sa Nostra Cultural Centre, C. Concepció 12. 15 euros.

Palma. 20.00: Martin Simpson and Folk Souvenir. Teatre Principal, C. Riera 2. 15 euros. www.teatreprincipal.com.


Thursday, 23 November
MUSIC
Manacor. 20.00: Manacor Band of Music. Auditorium (Conservatory), C. Sa Fabrica. Free.

Palma. 19.00: Cris Juanico, Marta Elka, Coral Juvenil de Joventuts Musicals de Palma (choir) - "Un Mon de Nadales" (Christmas songs). Plaça Rei Joan Carles I. Free. (To coincide with the switching-on of the Christmas lights.)


Friday, 24 November
FAIRS
Mancor de la Vall, Fira de l'Esclata-Sang. 17.30: Firing of rockets for start of the fair. 18.30: Procession of junior demons and batucada. Son Morro. 20.00: Planting of beasties at Son Morro. 22.00: Procession of beasties and drummers and batucada. From C. Canaleta. 22.45: Jugglers and fire demon, C. 2 Abril. 23.00: Correfoc - Mancor and Vilafranca demons. Son Morro. 23.30: Concerts - Motherfolkers, BOC. Son Morro.

Palma, Fira de Nadal i dels Reis. 10.00-21.00: Opening of the stalls in Plaça Major. (All other locations, e.g. Plaça Espanya, La Rambla open on 1 December.)

MUSIC
Palma. 19.30: Palma Band of Music - works by Canet, Curnow and Quinto. Conservatory, C. Alfons el Magnanim 64. Free.

Palma. 21.00: Isis Apache Montero - female singer combining Latin, jazz and flamenco. Trui Theatre, Cami Son Rapinya 29. 15 euros.

Palma. 21.00: Negre i 3 Colors - Majorcan pop. Teatre Mar i Terra, C. Sant Magi 89. Ten euros.

PERFORMANCE
Inca. 20.00: BaRock Ballet - ballet, rock, dance fusion. Fabrica Ramis, Gran Via 28. 17 euros.


Saturday, 25 November
FAIRS
Bunyola, Fira de Santa Catalina. 11.00: Procession by xeremier pipers to Sa Plaça. 16.00: DJ in Sa Plaça. 19.00: Choral concert at the theatre. 20.30: Tapas route. 22.00: Concert by Rumba Katxai. Sa Plaça.

Mancor de la Vall, Fira de l'Esclata-Sang. 11.00: Opening of artisan and traditional market. Various exhibitions from 12.00. 16.30: Planting of giants at Son Morro. 17.30: Procession of giants from Son Morro to Plaça Ajuntament. 19.30: Planting of Cavallets de Mancor, festive battle of the conquest of the Saracen farmsteads. Son Morro to Plaça Ajuntament. 21.00: Glosadors "combat". 22.30: Concert by TIU, music-gastronomy. Son Morro.

Sa Pobla, Fira de l'Arròs Pobler (Rice fair). 17.00: Official opening - animals zone, classic bikes, Vespas, farming machinery, embroideries and more. (All exhibitions, stalls continue on Sunday.) Plaça Major and other locations.

Santa Maria del Camí, Festa del Vi Novell. 09.30-14.00: Open day at Santa Maria bodegas. Wine Express train provides routes of the bodegas. 19.00: The new wine fair. Tastings and tapas. Plaça Nova.

MUSIC
Montuiri. 19.00: Montuiri Band of Music and Choir - concert for Santa Cecilia. Sant Bartomeu Church. Free.

Palma. 18.00: Concert by bands for Santa Cecilia. Conservatory, C. Alfons el Magnanim 64. Free.

Palma. 18.30: Maico - Majorcan pop. Benefit for cystic fibrosis. Son Muntaner Golf, C. Miquel Lladó.

Palma. 19.00-02.00: Ombra, One Man Rocks and others plus exhibition, draws, snacks, visuals - Sputnik Radio party. Casa Planas, Avda. Sant Ferran 21. Six euros.

Palma. 20.30: Coral Universitària. Sant Francesc Basilica. Five euros.

Porreres. 19.30: Filharmònica Porrerenca - concert for Santa Cecilia. Auditorium, C. Cerdà. Free.

Valldemossa. 20.00: An evening of zarzuela. Fundació Coll Bardolet, Via Blanquerna. 12 euros.

PERFORMANCE
Pollensa. 11.30: Vincles, Circ Bover (circus acts). Plaça Ca les Monnares.

SPORT
Llubí. 08.00: Conserves Rosselló Rally. From Plaça Carretera.


Sunday, 26 November
FAIRS
Bunyola, Fira de Santa Catalina. 09.00: Opening of stalls. 11.00: Official opening and procession by the Bunyola Band of Music. 12.30: Batucada procession. 17.30: Folk dance in Sa Plaça. 19.00: Concert by folk group BOC in Sa Plaça.

Mancor de la Vall, Fira de l'Esclata-Sang. 09.00: Opening of all exhibitions. 09.30: Procession by pipers, whistlers and drummers. 11.00: Folk dance. Plaça Ajuntament. 12.00: Folk dance. Son Morro. 12.30: Cavallets dance. Plaça Ajuntament. 13.00: Pipers, whistlers, drummers. Plaça Ajuntament. 16.00: Folk dance. Son Morro. 18.00: End of the fair with batucada from Plaça Ajuntament to Son Morro.

Sa Pobla, Fira de l'Arròs Pobler (Rice fair). From 09.30: Preparation of "arròs brut poblera" (Sa Pobla rice dish). 10.00: Horse show at Sa Fortalesa. 11.00: Junior taekwondo. In front of the town hall. 11.30: Free tasting of the arròs brut. 12.00: Sa Pobla School of Music with modern music. In front of the town hall. 18.00: Contemporary dance and fitness dance. In front of the town hall. 19.00: Sa Pobla Band of Music and Choir - concert at the church.

MUSIC
Cala Ratjada. 18.00: Capdepera Band of Music, Coral Alzinar, Coral Gabellina - concert for Santa Cecilia. Cap Vermell Centre, C. Agulla 50. Free.

Manacor. 20.00: Manacor Band of Music and others - concert for Santa Cecilia. Crist Rei Church. Free.

Palma. Ayaka Shigeno (piano) - works by Bach, Fauré, Schumann. Conservatory, C. Alfons el Magnanim 64. Free.

Santa Maria del Camí. 19.30: Santa Maria Band of Music - concert for Santa Cecilia. Ses Cases Mestres Auditorium, C. Jaume I. Free.

Son Servera. 19.00: Tomeu Matamalas (singer, guitarist) with Robin Alba (keyboards) and Toni Fons (bass). Teatre Unió, Avda. Tren. Five euros.

PERFORMANCE
Palma. 11.30: Puig de Bonany (folk dance). Plaça Feixina.

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