Scheduling

From 30th of July to 14th of August

XL Festival Internacional de la Sierra

21:00 h. FESTIVAL PREGON on the start of the festival, accompanied by acrobats, leaving from the Paseo de la Constitución, going along Calles Nuevas, Francisco Silveira, Soto Mancera, Marqués de Riocabado, Calle Alemania, Plaza Fuente de Miranda and ending with a show in Plaza de San Francisco.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Gentes XVII” by Adrián López Menaya.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Nature” by Mr. Juan Carlos Delgado Expósito.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “A year in images VIII” by Mr. Javier Carretero Pérez.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Miradas desde Sudán del Sur” by Mr. Víctor Manuel Pizarro.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Fiestas Patronales 22” by Ms. Nuria Garrido Vázquez.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “40th Anniversary of the International Festival of the Sierra” by the Grupo Folklorico los Jateros.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “El Festisierra seen through its posters” by the Grupo Folklorico los Jateros.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, opening of the EXHIBITION “Artesanías IV” by Reme Carrascal Nogales and Cati Carrascal Nogales.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Hearts and flowers” by Ms. Adela Mesa.

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Creativ&art.G.Comas” by Ms. Gloria Comas.

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, FLAMENCO IN THE SIERRA with the performance of Matías López – EL MATI “Lámpara minera 2019” from Barcelona (Catalonia); with tickets (on sale and information in Librería Sevilla, Comercial Bautista and at the box office two hours before the concert).

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, FLAMENCO EN LA SIERRA with a performance by Miguel de Tena de Ruecas (Badajoz); tickets on sale and information at Librería Sevilla, Comercial Bautista and at the box office two hours before the concert.

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, CONCERT, by the ADN Association of Medina de las Torres (Extremadura), with the Project “Sonroridad, Mujer Árbol Cíclico”.

22:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, by Atakama Creatividad Cultural from Sierra de Fuentes (Extremadura) who will stage the children’s theatre play “O de qué…?

20:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, LIVE COOKING WORKSHOP and tasting of local products. With the presence of Chef Javier García and Mexican gastronomy (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 25 July; capacity limited to 100 people; cost €3 per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Rosario Abelaira from Orellana la Vieja (Extremadura).

20:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, LIVE COOKING WORKSHOP and tasting of local products. With the presence of Chef Antonio Caro and Argentinean gastronomy (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 25 July; capacity limited to 100 people; cost €3 per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Julián Jaramillo from Segura de León (Extremadura), and Aura Flamenca from San José de la Rinconada (Andalusia) who will present her work El Diario del Sr. Utterson.

20:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, EXHIBITION AND GUIDED WINE TASTING by Carlos J. Vivas (prior registration required at the Tourist Office from Monday 25 July; capacity limited to 30 people; cost €3 per person).

23:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Acetre de Olivenza (Extremadura).

20:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, opening of the Ethnographic Market.

22:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, within the Ethnographic Market, PASACALLES by the Comparsa La Kochera from Puebla de la Calzada (Extremadura).

22:30 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, inside the Ethnographic Market, PASACALLES by the Pipe Band of the Padroado da Cultura do Concello de Narón (Galicia).

23:30 h. On the stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with a performance by Mansaborá Folk from Cáceres (Extremadura).

01:00 h. On the Paseo de la Constitución, as part of the Ethnographic Market, MUSIC OF THE WORLD.

20:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, opening of the Ethnographic Market.

22:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, inside the Ethnographic Market, PASACALLES by the Pipe Band of the Padroado da Cultura do Concello de Narón (Galicia).

22:30 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, inside the Ethnographic Market, PASACALLES by the Comparsa La Kochera de Puebla de la Calzada (Extremadura).

23:30 h. On the stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with a performance by Hadadanza from Alicante (Valencia).

01:00 h. On the Paseo de la Constitución, as part of the Ethnographic Market, MUSIC OF THE WORLD.

20:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, opening of the Ethnographic Market.

22:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, inside the Ethnographic Market, PASACALLES by the Pipe Band of the Padroado da Cultura do Concello de Narón (Galicia).

23:00 h. On the stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with a performance by Él Pelujáncanu from Cáceres (Extremadura).

10:00 h. In the Festival marquee, SWEET MARKET.

10:15 h. SWEET ROUTE, departing from the Festival marquee to visit the Pastelería Risco facilities (prior registration at the Nertóbriga Municipal Centre in Fregenal de la Sierra or at the Festival marquee before the route).

11:00 h. BREAKFAST WITH TRADITIONAL SWEETS at the Festival marquee.

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, TRADITIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH AND GAMES AND SPORTS OF THE WORLD.

11:30 h. In the Festival Marquee, CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP on meringue making.

12:00 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION on handmade marzipan.

12:00 h. In the Festival marquee, CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP on bread making.

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the BAKERY COMPETITION – TASTING (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

13:00 h. In the Festival marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by the children’s and youth section of Los Jateros de Fregenal de la Sierra.

20:00 h. From the door of the Tourist Office, GUIDED TOURIST VISIT of the town’s Historical Complex (organised by the Fregenal de la Sierra Town Council); with admission and prior registration which can be purchased at the Tourist Office.

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FESTIVAL FOLKLÓRICO INFANTIL – JUVENIL, with performances by Los Danzaores de la Virgen de la Salud and Los Jateros, both from Fregenal de la Sierra.

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS in the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

10:00 h. In the Festival marquee, WINE MARKET AND CHEESE MARKET.

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, TRADITIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES AND WORLD GAMES AND SPORTS.

11:00 h. In the Festival Tent, PARTICIPATORY WORKSHOP on goat milking.

11:40 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION on artisan cheese making.

12:15 h. In the Festival marquee, GUIDED TASTING of Extremaduran cheeses (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the aforementioned marquee from Monday 8 August in the morning).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the SANGRÍA – TASTING COMPETITION (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

13:00 h. In the Festival marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by the Rumicani Folkloric Ballet (Argentina).

13:30 h. In the Festival Marquee, TASTING of cheeses from different Spanish Designations of Origin.

13:45 h. In the Festival marquee, BEERS OF THE WORLD, guided tasting of beers from different parts of the world (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the aforementioned marquee from Monday 8 August in the morning; cost 3 euros per person).

14:00 h. In the Festival marquee, TASTING of pitarra wines.

20:00 h. From the door of the Tourist Office, GUIDED TOURIST VISIT to the Archaeological Site of Nertóbriga, a Site of Cultural Interest (organised by the Fregenal de la Sierra Town Council); own vehicles will be used for the trip and it is necessary to get a ticket and register in advance at the Tourist Office.

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, first session of INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE, with performances by the Rumicani Folkloric Ballet (Argentina) and the Independent Dance Company Fusión Folklórica México (Mexico).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS in the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

10:00 h. In the Festival marquee, CRAFTS, ANTIQUES AND BOOKS MARKET

10:00 h. In “El Caserón de las Miniaturas” (located at Calle Santa Clara 11) EXHIBITION of miniature houses, organised by Encarnación Caso, admission 2€.

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, basket-making EXHIBITION

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION of cork works

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION of woodwork

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION of handmade bookbinding. 

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, TRADITIONAL CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES AND WORLD GAMES AND SPORTS. 

11:00 h. Opening of the BOOK EXCHANGE stand in the Festival marquee. 

11:00 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION of horse hairstyling

12:00 h. In the Festival marquee, POTTERY DEMONSTRATION (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival marquee from Monday 8 August in the morning; capacity limited to 12 people). 

13:00 h. In the Parish Church of Santa Catalina, BELL RINGING EXHIBITION. 

13:00 h. In the Bar Los Galgos, shearing EXHIBITION, ringing of bells and mating.

13:00 h. In the Festival marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by the Fusión Folklórica México Independent Dance Company (Mexico).

20:00 h. From the door of the Tourist Office, GUIDED TOURIST VISIT of the Historical Complex of the town (organised by the Town Council of Fregenal de la Sierra); with admission and prior registration which can be purchased at the Tourist Office.

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, second session of INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE, with the performance of the MMJ Ballet – Mika Mitrović Jarac (Serbia) and the Folklore Ensemble Ciuciuruks (Lithuania).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

10:00 h. In the Festival marquee, IBERIAN MARKET.

10:00 h. IBÉRICO ROUTE, departure from the Festival marquee to visit the MAFRESA – El Ibérico de Confianza facilities (own vehicles will be used for the journey and prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the aforementioned marquee from Monday 8 August during morning hours).

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, TRADITIONAL BREAKFAST, with tasting of migas, perrunillas and aguardiente.

11:00 h. In the Festival marquee, TRADITIONAL AND DIDACTIC SLAUGHTER and subsequent tasting of some products derived from it.

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, TRADITIONAL CHILDREN AND YOUTH ACTIVITIES AND WORLD GAMES AND SPORTS.

12:15 h. In the Festival marquee, HAM CUTTING EXHIBITION by Ignacio Reviriego.

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the TAPAS TASTING COMPETITION (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the CHORIZOS, MORCILLAS Y SALCHICHONES MATANCEROS COMPETITION – Tasting (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

13:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by the MMJ Ballet – Mika Mitrović Jarac (Serbia).

13:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, HAM TASTING.

20:00 h. From the door of the Tourist Office, GUIDED TOURIST VISIT to the Archaeological Site of Nertóbriga, a Site of Cultural Interest (organised by the Town Council of Fregenal de la Sierra); own vehicles will be used for the journey and it is necessary to get a ticket and register in advance at the Tourist Office.

23:00 h. On the main stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NATIONAL FOLKLORE session, with a performance by the Grupo de Coros y Danzas La Encina de Olivenza (Extremadura).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS in the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

09:00 h. FRUIT, VEGETABLE AND VEGETABLE MARKET AND ORGANIC PRODUCTS MARKET in the Festival marquee.

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, HEALTHY BREAKFAST based on the Mediterranean diet.

11:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, TRADITIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH AND GAMES AND SPORTS OF THE WORLD.

12:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP for sowing seeds.

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the AUTONOMOUS FRUIT AND VEGETABLE COMPETITION (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the FRUIT, VEGETABLE AND VEGETABLE COMPETITION (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the TORTILLAS DE PATATAS COMPETITION – Tasting (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the GAZPACHO COMPETITION. Tasting (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the POT CONTEST (Judging and prize-giving on the Main Stage at the evening Gala on the same day).

12:30 h. In the Festival Marquee, Kombucha TASTING – TASTING by Komvida Organic Kombucha (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the aforementioned marquee from Monday 8 August in the morning).

13:00 h. In the Festival marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by the Folklore Ensemble Ciuciuruks (Lithuania).

13:00 h. In the Bar los Galgos, free TASTING of gazpacho majao with bacon and music workshop by the Independent Dance Company Fusión Folklórica México (Mexico).

20:00 h. From the door of the Tourist Office, GUIDED TOURIST VISIT of the Historical Complex of the town (organised by the Town Council of Fregenal de la Sierra); with admission and prior registration which can be purchased at the Tourist Office.

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NATIONAL FOLKLORE session, with performances by the “Chispa” Folklore Group from Plasencia (Extremadura) and the “Fermento” Choir and Dance Association from Valdepeñas (Castilla-La Mancha).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

09:00 h. In the Festival marquee and surrounding streets and squares, FESTIVAL MARKET (organised by the Fregenal de la Sierra Town Council).

10:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, EXTREMADURA FOOD MARKET.

11:30 h. In the Festival marquee, PERFORMANCE by the Asociación de Coros y Danzas “Fermento” de Valdepeñas (Castilla La-Mancha).

12:10 h. In the Festival Marquee, PERFORMANCE by the Folklore Ensemble Ciuciuruks (Lithuania).

12:50 h. In the Festival Tent, PERFORMANCE by Ballet MMJ – Mika Mitrović Jarac (Serbia).

13:30 h. In the Festival Tent, PERFORMANCE by the Independent Dance Company Fusion Folklorica Mexico (Mexico).

20:00 h. CLOSING PARADE along Calle Orihuela Grande, with the participation of the Asociación de Coros y Danzas “Fermento” de Valdepeñas (Castilla-La Mancha), the Folklore Ensemble Ciuciuruks (Lithuania), the Compañía de Danza Independiente Fusión Folklórica México (Mexico), the Ballet MMJ – Mika Mitrović Jarac (Serbia), Los Danzaores de la Virgen de la Salud and Los Jateros, both from Fregenal de la Sierra.

23:00 h. On the main stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, CLOSING GALA OF THE FESTIVAL, with performances by the Asociación de Coros y Danzas “Fermento” de Valdepeñas (Castilla-La Mancha), the Folklore Ensemble Ciuciuruks (Lithuania), the Compañía de Danza Independiente Fusión Folklórica México (Mexico), the Ballet MMJ – Mika Mitrović Jarac (Serbia) and Los Jateros de Fregenal de la Sierra.

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at the Tropical Pub, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

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