Elche fes­tive sea­son

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ELCHE’S gramme week. The cel­e­bra­tions are set to con­tinue un­til Sun­day, Jan­uary 7. The sched­ule of main events looks like this: Christ­mas got un­der­way pro­this

Fri­day, De­cem­ber 7 17.00­20.00: Christ­mas tree dec­o­ra­tion mak­ing work­shop at La Glo­ri­eta

Satur­day, De­cem­ber 8 10.00­14.00: Na­tiv­ity scene dec­o­ra­tion mak­ing work­shop at La Glo­ri­eta 19.00: In­au­gu­ra­tion of the mu­nic­i­pal Na­tiv­ity scene at the Glo­ri­eta 19.30: Christ­mas procla­ma­tion at the Gran Teatro, with the Elche Na­tiv­ity as­so­ci­a­tion, fol­lowed by per­for­mance by the Il­lice Au­gusta choir

Fri­day, De­cem­ber 14 17.00­20.00: Christ­mas card mak­ing work­shop at La Glo­ri­eta

Satur­day, De­cem­ber 15 18.30: Fa­ther Christ­mas pa­rade from Plaza del Al­geps to Avenida de Novelda, Calle Jorge Juan, Calle Reina Vic­to­ria and fin­ish­ing at Plaza Baix 21.00: Fi­nal of the 20th Elche young singer/song­writer con­test at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €10, €12, and €14

Fri­day, De­cem­ber 21 18.30: Christ­mas fair at the Paseo de la Esta­cion – open un­til Jan­uary 6 21.00: Kiev State Bal­let pro­duc­tion of Swan Lake at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €18, €24 and €29 21.30: Christ­mas con­cert with the Capella del Mis­teri d’Elx choir at the Santa Maria basil­ica

Satur­day, De­cem­ber 22 11.00­14.00: Can­dle dec­o­rat­ing work­shop at La Glo­ri­eta 18.30: Chil­dren’s car­toon char­ac­ter fi­esta fea­tur­ing an ap­pear­ance by Fa­ther Christ­mas at Plaza Baix 19.00: Grand light, fire and sound Christ­mas spec­tac­u­lar at Plaza Baix

Sun­day, De­cem­ber 23 18.00 and 20.00: Sev­enth char­ity Christ­mas carol and chil­dren’s songs con­cert with the Fer­vorosa Her­man­dad de la Flagelación y Glo­ria broth­er­hood pipe and drum band

Tues­day, De­cem­ber 25 12.00: In­au­gu­ra­tion of the liv­ing Na­tiv­ity scene on Paseo de Jaca, next to Al­tamira palace Thurs­day, De­cem­ber 27 10.30: Big heads and pipe and drum pa­rade through the city cen­tre pedes­tri­anised roads

Satur­day, De­cem­ber 29 11.00­14.00: New Year dec­o­ra­tion work­shop at La Glo­ri­eta 11.00­14.00 and 18.30­20.30: Liv­ing Na­tiv­ity scene on Paseo de Jaca, next to Al­tamira palace 14.00 ap­prox: Fol­low­ing Mass at the Santa Maria basil­ica there will be a mas­cletá (ex­plo­sive bar­rage of co­or­di­nated fire­crack­ers and fire­works) on Al­tamira bridge

Sun­day, De­cem­ber 30 11.00­14.00: Liv­ing Na­tiv­ity scene on Paseo de Jaca, next to Al­tamira palace

Mon­day, De­cem­ber 31 18.00: Tra­di­tional San Sil­vestre Ilic­i­tana char­ity fancy dress road race start­ing at Plaza Baix 23.30: New Year party at Plaza Baix 24.00: New Year bell ring­ing in 2019 at Plaza Baix Fol­lowed by con­tin­u­a­tion of New Year party

Tues­day, Jan­uary 1 19.00: New Year con­cert with Elche sym­phony orches­tra and the so­prano Alina Fur­man at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €18, €20 and €22 Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 2 17.00 and 19.30: Magic show pre­sented by Adrián Car­ratalá with Adrián Conde, Luis Olmedo, David Cli­ment and Rubén Vi­la­grán at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €10 and €12

Thurs­day, Jan­uary 3 18.00: Fam­ily Christ­mas dance show with the Otradanza com­pany pro­duc­tion Pi at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €8, €10 and €12

Fri­day, Jan­uary 4 18.00: Chil­dren’s theatre Ali­cia en el País de las Mar­avil­las (Alice in Won­der­land) by the Irú theatre com­pany at the Gran Teatro. Tick­ets €8

Satur­day, Jan­uary 5 18.00: Three Kings leave Al­tamira palace for Calle Reina Vic­to­ria 19.00: Three Kings pa­rade leav­ing from Calle Reina Vic­to­ria and pass­ing through Plaza Baix, Calle Corre­dora, Calle Puente Or­tices, Calle Puerta de Ali­cante, Calle Mae­stro Al­béniz and Calle Di­ag­o­nal del Palau

Sun­day, Jan­uary 6 12.00: Three Kings visit the liv­ing Na­tiv­ity scene to greet the chil­dren at Paseo de Jaca

New Year cel­e­bra­tions at Plaza Baix

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