Scheduling

From 2nd to 17th of August

42 Festival Internacional de la Sierra

20:00 h. FESTIVAL PROCON on the start of the festival, leaving from the Paseo de la Constitución, along Calles Nuevas, Francisco Silveira, Soto Mancera, Marqués de Riocabado, Calle Alemania, Plaza Fuente de Miranda and ending in Plaza de San Francisco.

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

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

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

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Rituales de la Iberia Mágica” by Víctor Manuel Pizarro. 

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Urban fragments: details that tell stories” by Alberto Moreno Sánchez.

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

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “A vueltas con la madera” by Pedro Sánchez Expósito. 

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “La firme mirada del tiempo” by Arturo Comas Masero. 

21:00 h. In the Church of the Convent of San Francisco, inauguration of the EXHIBITION “Bolillos II” by Dª Alba Jiménez Ramos and Dª Loli Ramos Cumplido.

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, CHORAL MUSIC ENCOUNTER with performances by the Amadeus Chamber Choir from Fregenal de la Sierra (Extremadura) and the Valmedinat Group from Valverde de Burguillos, Medina de las Torres, Valencia del Ventoso and Atalaya (Extremadura), free admission.

 

 

 

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, FLAMENCO EN LA SIERRA with the performance of Pablo Moreno from Plasencia (Extremadura); with tickets (on sale in advance at a cost of 6 euros in Librería Sevilla and Comercial Bautista, on sale at the box office two hours before the concert at a cost of 8 euros).

22:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, FLAMENCO EN LA SIERRA, by the Coro Rociero Azabache de Badajoz (Extremadura), free admission.

20:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, EXHIBITION AND GUIDED TASTING of local wines by Carlos J. Vivas (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 29 July; capacity limited to 30 people; cost 5 euros per person).

22:30 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, by Atakama Creatividad Cultural from Cáceres (Extremadura) who will stage the children’s play “Una Aventura en la Cañada”.

20:30 h. In the Cloister of the Convent of San Francisco, MARIDAJE de I.G.P. Ternera de Extremadura accompanied by cavas from our region by Carlos J. Vivas (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 29 July; capacity limited to 30 people; cost 5 euros per person). 

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Nayara Madera from Badajoz (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 Javier García and Chilean gastronomy (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 29 July; capacity limited to 100 people; cost 5 euros per person; voucher for the Live Cooking Workshop on Wednesday 7 August plus the Live Cooking Workshop on Thursday 8 August, 8 euros).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Contrabandeando from Alcalá de Henares (Community of Madrid).

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 Pepe Valadés and Mexican gastronomy (prior registration is required at the Tourist Office from Monday 29 July; capacity limited to 100 people; cost 5 euros per person; voucher for the Live Cooking Workshop on Wednesday 7 August plus the Live Cooking Workshop on Thursday 8 August, 8 euros).

23:00 h. In the Paseo de la Constitución, NIGHTS IN THE SIERRA, with a performance by the La Albarca Choir from Barcarrota (Extremadura).

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

23:30 h. On the stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of José Carlos Molina from Madrid (Community of Madrid). 

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, AMBIENTATION MUSIC in the Festival Market.

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

23:30 h. On the stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLK IN THE SIERRA, with the performance of Ekyrian from Madrid (Community of Madrid).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, AMBIENTATION MUSIC in the Festival Market.

22:30 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, FOLKLORIC FESTIVAL FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH, with performances by the Valdemedel Folkloric Group from Ribera del Fresno (Extremadura), the Lidia y Lucía Choir and Dance School from Torrox (Andalusia), Los Danzaores de la Virgen de la Salud and Los Jateros, both from Fregenal de la Sierra.

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

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION on the production of handmade sweets.

11:00 h. BREAKFAST WITH TRADITIONAL SWEETS in 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 how to make ice cream.

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 Mexico Vivo Dance Company (Mexico).

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.

21:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, first session of INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE, with the performance of the Dance Company México Vivo (Mexico) and İstanbuldans Spor Kulübü (Turkey).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

08:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

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

10:30 h. Opening of the BOOK EXCHANGE stand in the Festival marquee.

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, opening of the TRUEQUE DE JUGUETES stand. 

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, handicraft WORKSHOP with recycled materials.

12:00 h. In the Festival marquee, pottery DEMONSTRATION.

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

13:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt).

13:00 h. At Los Galgos Bar, SHEEP SKIELDING EXHIBITION.

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 obtain a ticket and prior registration at the Tourist Office.

21:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, second session of INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE, with the performance of Zhowana (Iran) and El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

08:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

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

10:00 h. IBÉRICO ROUTE, departing 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 12 August during morning hours). 

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

10:30 h. In the Festival marquee, TRADITIONAL AND DIDACTIC SLAUGHTER and subsequent tasting of some of the products derived from it. 

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

12:30 h. Ham cutting EXHIBITION in the Festival marquee. 

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 İstanbuldans Spor Kulübü (Turkey).

13:00 h. In the Festival marquee, TASTING of ham. 

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.

21:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, third session of INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE, with the performance of the Rancho Folklorico de Fortios (Portugal) and the Ballet Folklorico del Bio Bio – BAFOBIOBIO (Chile).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

08:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

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 GAMES AND SPORTS OF THE WORLD

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

11:30 h. In the Festival marquee, EXHIBITION on artisan cheese making. 

12:00 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 12 August in the morning). 

12:30 h. In the Festival marquee, presentation of participants in the SANGRIA CONTEST – 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 CROQUETTE 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 Ballet Folklorico del Bio Bio – BAFOBIOBIO (Chile).

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

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 Town Council of Fregenal de la Sierra); own vehicles will be used for the journey and it is necessary to obtain a ticket and prior registration at the Tourist Office.

21:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, REGIONAL FOLKLORE session, with performances by the Municipal Folklore Group “El Harriero” from Arroyo de la Luz (Extremadura) and the Grupo Coros y Danzas El Castellar from Zafra (Extremadura).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

08:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

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

11:00 h. In the Festival marquee, CRAFT MANUFACTURE of potato crisps.

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

11:30 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 Tent, Kombucha TASTING – TASTING by Komvida Organic Kombucha (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the tent from Monday 12 August during morning hours). 

12,45 h. In the Bar Los Galgos, free TASTING of gazpacho majao with bacon and music workshop by El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt).

13:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, MUSIC AND DANCE WORKSHOP by Zhowana (Iran).

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.

21:00 h. ROUTE THROUGH THE DEHESA ON ALL-TERRAIN, departing from Fuente de María Miguel, organised by Villa de Fregenal Turismo (prior registration is required at the Festival Information Point located in the Festival Marquee from Monday 12 August; cost 15 euros per person).

23:00 h. On the Main Stage of the Paseo de la Constitución, NATIONAL FOLKLORE session, with the performance of the Agrupación Folklórica Virgen de Gracia de Puertollano (Castilla la Mancha) and the Grup de Danses Les Postisses de Valencia (Comunidad Valenciana).

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

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

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

12:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, PERFORMANCE by Zhowana (Iran).

13:00 h. In the Festival Marquee, PERFORMANCE by El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt).

20:00 h. CLOSING PARADE along Calle Orihuela Grande, with the participation of Zhowana (Iran), El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt), Agrupación Folklórica Virgen de Gracia from Puertollano (Castilla la Mancha), Grup de Danses Les Postisses from Valencia (Comunidad Valenciana), 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 Agrupación Folklórica Virgen de Gracia de Puertollano (Castilla la Mancha), the Grup de Danses Les Postisses de Valencia (Comunidad Valenciana), El Shams Ballet Group (Egypt), Zhowana (Iran) and Los Jateros de Fregenal de la Sierra.

* At the end of the activities on the main stage, FESTIVAL NIGHTS at Discoteca Sayonara and Tropi Copas, with the assistance of the groups participating in the Festival.

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