Angel Sunday at Bellver Castle.

11-04-2010J. Lladó

Monday, 22 April
FAIRS / FIESTAS
Colonia Sant Jordi, Festes Sant Jordi. 16.00-19.00: Rhythmic and dance gymnastics; Chaiu-Do-Kwan; Zumba. Plaça Pou d'en Verdera. 19.30: Choirs. At the church.

Palma. 17.00-23.00: Fira del Ram fun fair. Son Fusteret. (Monday-Friday, 17.00-23.00; Saturday and Sunday, 10.00-24.00. Runs until 28 April.)

MUSIC
Palma. 18.30: Shrek, El Musical. Auditorium, Paseo Maritimo 18. 32 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com

Palma. 18.30: Volvox Brothers & Family. Four brothers aged eight to sixteen - rock and classical - with other family members; their father is Emmanuel Bleuse, cello soloist with the Balearic Symphony Orchestra. Teatre Ireneu Espectacles, C. Textil 9. 15 euros.

PANCARITAT PILGRIMAGES
Muro, Sant Vicenç Hermitage. From 10.00: Firing of rockets, then pilgrimage to the hermitage. 11.00: Mass. Followed by lunch and more.

Pollensa, Puig Maria. 11.30: Start of the pilgrimage. Mass at 12.30; lunch at 14.00.

Tuesday, 23 April
FIESTAS
Colonia Sant Jordi
, Festes Sant Jordi. 11.00: Mass. 11.30: Refreshments for everyone. Civic Centre courtyard. 17.30: Children's and family games. Plaça Pou d'en Verdera. 20.00: Noodles and frito (price, 3.50 euros) and music from Orquestra Galatzó. Plaça Pou d'en Verdera.

PANCARITAT PILGRIMAGES
Algaida
, Festa de la Pau de Castellitx. 09.00: Firing of rockets. 09.30: Gathering in the main square with Xeremiers d'Algaida pipers. 10.00: Departure for Castellitx. 11.30: Children's games. 12.00: Mass at the Pau de Castellitx Church. 15.00: Folk dance.

Campanet
, Sant Miquel. 10.00: Start of the pilgrimage from Plaça Major. Lunch at 14.00; climbing of the pine at 18.00.

Crestatx
(Sa Pobla) Oratory. 09.00: Bell-ringing at the Sa Pobla parish church. Start of the pilgrimage. 10.45: Mass and Sa Pobla Choir. 12.30: Songs, children's festival. 15.30: "Jewel" races. 17.45: Firing of rockets for the ending of the pilgrimage. 19.00: Back in Sa Pobla - folk dance in Plaça Major.

La Victoria
(Alcudia) Hermitage. 13.00: Eucharist. 14.00: Paella, eight euros.

Montuiri
, Festa des Puig. 09.05: Departure for the Puig. Montuiri Bamd of Music and pipers. 11.00: Mass. 12.00: Montuiri Band of Music, folk dance. 13.30: Lunch, 12 euros (tickets had to have been bought in advance), followed by folk dance. 17.00: Concert by DaFang and Indigests.

Petra
, Puig de Bonany. 09.00: Departure (from Petra, Sant Joan and Vilafranca) for the Puig de Bonany.

Wednesday, 24 April
MUSIC
Palma. 20.00: Antonio Galera (piano). Debussy, Franck and others. Sa Nostra Cultural Centre, C. Concepció 12. 15 euros.

PANCARITAT PILGRIMAGES
Lloseta, Mare de Déu del Cocó. 10.30: Pilgrimage to the oratory. 11.00: Eucharist. Followed by lunch and folk dance.


Thursday, 25 April
FIESTAS
Colonia Sant Jordi
, Festes Sant Jordi. 18.00: Afternoon/evening "tardeo" party with DJs, workshops and more. Plaça Pou d'en Verdera.

MUSIC
Palma. 20.00: Salvatge Cor - Majorcan indie group with acoustic set. Es Baluard, Plaça Porta Santa Catalina. Free.

Palma. 20.30: Hypnotic - winners of national competition for a cappella groups. Auditorium, Paseo Maritimo 18. 20 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com


Friday, 26 April
FAIRS/FIESTAS
Andratx, Feria de Abril. 20.00: Switching on of lights. Performances by Arborea, Al Aire Eami, Roberto Coll. Food and drink. By the PAC health centre.

Colonia Sant Jordi, Festes Sant Jordi. 19.00-21.00: Treasure hunt (ages 10 to 17). Plaça Pou d'en Verdera.

Muro, Carabassamba Festival. From 17.00. 18.00: Samba carioca workshop. 22.00-03.00: Night of samba carioca. Escola Graduada.

Palma, Beer Palma. 11.00-23.00: Majorcan craft beers, national and international brands. Parc de la Mar. (Same times Saturday and Sunday; runs until 5 May.)

Puerto Alcudia, Street Food Festival. 12.00-01.00: Food trucks, live music. Paseo Marítimo.

Santa Maria del Camí Fair. 21.00: Frito dishes. Tickets two euros to be bought from the town hall on Friday. Plaça Nova.

MUSIC
Palma. 18.30: Acadèmia 1830 - chamber music; Brahms, Schubert. Sa Nostra Cultural Centre, C. Concepció 12. www.academia1830.com

Palma. 21.00: Manolo García, a big name from the Spanish rock scene of the 1980s, with an acoustic set featuring a seven-piece band (guitars, piano, percussion, strings, accordion). Auditorium, Paseo Maritimo 18. 55-65 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com (Also Saturday, same time.)

PERFORMANCE
Palma. 22.00: Germán Rehermann - hypnosis. Trui Theatre, Cami Son Rapinya 29. 17 euros. www.truiteatre.es


Saturday, 27 April
FAIRS/FIESTAS
Andratx, Feria de Abril. From 12.00. Food and drink and music. 20.00: Loli Ruiz (Spanish dance), Los de la Isla (flamenco), Isla Graná, Roberto Coll. By the PAC health centre.

Muro, Carabassamba Festival. 10.00: Samba carioca and samba reggae workshops. 15.30: Procession. 18.00-04.00: Various performances. Escola Graduada.

Palma, Palma Boat Show. 11.00-20.00. Moll Vell. Entrance six euros. (Runs until 1 May.)

Palma (Es Pil-lari), Fira del Llonguet (Fair for the llonguet bread). 18.30: Children's entertainment - clown. 20.00: Stranger Swings - swing music and dance. 22.00: DJ with music from the 1980s to the 2000s. All at the church hall.

Puerto Alcudia, Street Food Festival. 12.00-01.00: Food trucks, live music from Lolo Ortega, Big Yuyu, La Gran Orquesta Republicana, One Man Rocks and others. Paseo Marítimo.

Sant Joan Fair. 18.00: Gathering of schools of ball de bot. Plaça Joan Carles I.

Santa Maria del Camí Fair. 17.00: Tardeo afternoon/evening party with DJs. C. Fra Albert Borguny. 18.00: Zumba masterclass and at 19.30, salsa and bachata. Plaça Vila.

Ses Salines, Fira Espectacle. 20.30: Gastronomy - Ses Salines associations. Escoles Velles courtyard.

Sineu, Sant Marc. 19.30: Folk dance. Plaça Fossar.

MUSIC
Cala Millor. 19.30: Sant Llorenç Band of Music and Aula de Teatro de Portocolom and Felanitx, Xelo Sapiña (cello). Sa Maniga Auditorium, C. Son Galta 4. Free.

Cala Ratjada. 19.00: Flamenco evening - No Pasa Ná, Juan de Real, Paco Nieva, Casa Andalusia Son Servera. Plaça Pins.

Llucmajor. 20.30: Art Vocal Ensemble - Handel, The Ways of Zion Do Mourn / Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline. Sant Bonaventura Cloister. 15 euros.

Muro. 21.30: Joaquin Panades (guitar). Muro Theatre, C. Joan Carles I. Free.

Palma. 19.00: Més de 3 tenors - José Manuel Sánchez, Joan Gabriel Riera, Joan Laínez, Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus, Francesc Blanco (piano). Various works. Palacio de Congresos. 21 euros. www.euroclassics.es

Palma. 19.00: Gala concert of opera, zarzuela and classical music from Vienna. Chamberbrass Vienna, Theresa Dax (soprano), Tohru Iguchi (baritone), Michael Dax (trumpet solo), Max Pichler (Viennese horn), Alexander Pasolli (trombone). Auditorium, Paseo Maritimo 18. 35 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com

Palma. 20.30: Juanjo Monserrat (acoustic). Teatre Mar i Terra, C. Sant Magí 89. 12 euros.


Sunday, 28 April
FAIRS/FIESTAS
Muro, Carabassamba Festival. 11.00-14.00: Various performances. Escola Graduada.

Palma (Es Pil-lari), Fira del Llonguet (Fair for the llonguet bread). 10.00-14.00. At 10.00, making gourmet llonguets. 11.00: Official opening of the fair - Palma town hall dignitaries and pipers.

Sant Joan Fair. From 10.00: Agriculture, artisan, etc. Children and family games between 10.00 and 14.00, Plaça Constitució. Folk dance with Aires de Pagesia de Sant Joan at 17.00, Plaça Joan Carles I.

Santa Maria del Camí Fair. From 10.00: Wines, animals, artisan products, flowers, pony rides, classic cars and bikes ... . 10.30: Giants at Can Sanxo, followed by procession. 12.00: Concert - Santa Maria del Cami Band of Music; 13.00: Batucada Sambad'aki. Plaça Vila.

Sineu, Sant Marc. 12.00: Music and vermouth, followed by paella (tickets to be bought by 24 April) and dance with the group Yesterday. Plaça Fossar.

PANCARITAT PILGRIMAGES
Alcudia, Sant Martí Cave. 13.00: Mass.

Inca, Puig de Santa Magdalena. 09.30: Ringing of bells for the pilgrimage to the Puig. From Plaça Santa Maria la Major. 12.00: Eucharist, paella contest. Folk dance.

Palma, Angel Sunday. 11.00 to 18.00: Pipers, children’s party, games, music, giants, the Angel procession, human towers, folk dances, equestrian exhibition by the Mounted Police. At Bellver Castle.

Porreres, Festa de Monti-sion. 09.00: Ringing of bells. 09.10: Start of the pilgrimage to the sanctuary. 11.00: Mass, Porreres Choir, concert by Filharmónica Porrerenca, folk dance with Aires de Monti-sion.

MUSIC

Cala Ratjada. 16.00: Flamenco - Los Oxalis, Salaítos, Casa Andalusia Son Servera. Plaça Pins.

Lloseta. 21.00: La Beriso - Argentine rock band. Lloseta Theatre, C. Pou Nou. 18 euros.

Palma. 18.00: L'elisir d'amore (The Elixir of Love), comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti. Balearic Symphony Orchestra, soloists Xabier Anduaga, Sara Blanch, Joan Martín-Royo, Simón Orfila and Irene Mas. Teatre Principal, C. Riera 2. 10-65 euros. www.teatreprincipal.com (Also 1 and 3 May at 20.00 and 5 May at 18.00.)

Palma. 19.30: The Passion of Christ - benefit choral concert for Mallorca Sense Fam (Majorca Without Hunger). Numerous choirs from Palma, Alaro, Llucmajor, Marratxi, Valldemossa. Trui Theatre, Cami Son Rapinya 29. Ten euros. www.truiteatre.es

Pollensa. 20.00: Art Vocal Ensemble - Handel, The Ways of Zion Do Mourn / Funeral Anthem for Queen Caroline. Monti-sion Church.

PERFORMANCE
Palma. 20.00: Pasodos Dance Company - Tango Woman Ballet. Auditorium, Paseo Maritimo 18. 25 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com