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Until September 19: Nuestra Señora de los Dolores fiestas. Here is the programme of events: September 15: Nuestra Señora de los Dolores feast day 08.00: Bell ringing 09.00: Big head parade visiting all of the local schools 10.30: Saint’s Mass 12.00: Bell ringing and rocket launch 13.00: Decorated street award ceremony. The jury accompanied by the fiesta queens and their ladies in waiting, and a fiesta street music band will visit each of the winning streets 20.00: Holy Mass 21.00: Floral offering in honour of Nuestra Señora de los Dolores leaving from Avenida Príncipe de Asturias 23.30: Grand concert by Mr. Hyde and Ruta 69 at the sports centre car park. Free admission Throughout the night: Bar, music and dancing at the municipal fiesta site September 16: 11.30: Chupinazo (fiesta inauguration) and retreta (parade) featuring the municipality’s fiesta associations‘ at the town hall Followed by a foam party at the door of the town hall with free beer for all. The party will also feature El Monín’s water transporter. People may get refreshed with ‚buckets of water‘ 20.00: Saint’s Mass 20.30: Fancy dress and lavishly-decorated float parade. With five prizes of €150 up for grabs for the best individual fancy dress, best group fancy dress, best choreography, best decorated vehicle or float, and the friendliest group Leaving from Avenida Príncipe de Asturias and following the traditional route. The prize giving ceremony will take place in Plaza General Llopis (opposite the town hall) following the parade Throughout the night: Bar, music and dancing at the municipal fiesta site September 17: 08.00: Bell ringing a rocket launch 10.30: Holy Mass 12.00: Holy Mass Following the midday Mass there will be a spectacular mascletá (explosive barrage of coordinated firecrackers and fireworks) in Plaza Cardenal Belluga 19.00: Solemn Mass sung by the María Trives choir 20.00: Solemn procession with the image of Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, leaving from the church Following the procession there will be a firework display 23.30: Musical and comedy show at Plaza Cardenal Belluga Throughout the night: Bar, music and dancing at the municipal fiesta site September 18: 10.30: Saint’s Mass in honour of the departed 12.00: Bell ringing a rocket launch 14.00: Brotherhood day at the sports centre. With drinks for all people who want to spend the day with their neighbours and other residents of the municipality. Tables and chairs will be laid on. Prior registration at the town hall is essential. Paella making is allowed at the venue 15.00: Fourth Dolores paella contest at the municipal sports ground 16.30: Following the brotherhood meal there will be a number of activities including, tug of war, strength tests, walking the greasy pole and other traditional games at the football ground 18.00: Bachelors versus married men’s football match at the municipal football ground 21.30: End of fiesta concert with the María Trives choir and Dolores musical union band at Plaza Cardenal Belluga Following the concert there will be chocolate and buns for all and a loud end of fiesta firework at Plaza Cardenal Belluga September 19: 20.00: Saint’s Mass and delivering the flowers from the floral offering to the town’s sick and disabled 22.00: Church opens in order to salute the Virgen in her chapel
Until September 19: Naturalism, an exhibition of paintings and artwork by Costa Blanca-based artist Ronen Zlotogoura at the cultural centre. The exhibition highlights the artist’s treatment of forms, colours and space as they appear in nature. The artist specialises in hyperrealism, which are paintings that look like high resolution photographs but are actually hand painted. Opening times are 17.00-19.00, except for Friday, September 15 when it will be closed for the day. The cultural centre is situated at Calle San Antonio, 2, Dolores. Admission is free. For more information visit Ronen’s website at www.zlotogoura.com