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What's on in Majorca: 6-12 August

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Dimonis d'Hiachat in Can Picafort on Sunday.

05-09-2008

Monday, 6 August
FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 10.00: Procession with bigheads, pipers and the band of music. From Plaça Ajuntament. 20.00: Solemn eucharist. 22.00: Night party - Val Nou, La Tinbrass, La Loca Motora and others. Plaça Conqueridor.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 17.30: Soapy pole. Old pier. First prize, 30 euros. 19.30: Evening yoga. In front of Bar Chocolate. 19.30: Children's foam party. Plaça Cervantes. 22.00: Open-air theatre. At the end of C. Marina, Son Baulo.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 17.00: Children's water party. Sports centre. 21.00: Variety night - magic, Brazilian rhythms, Cuban music, tapas. Plaça Jaume I.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 19.30: Raising of the banner, ringing of bells, pipers and xaranga. Passeig del Pagès to Plaça Espanya.

Playa de Muro (Ses Casetes des Capellans), Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 21.15: Lanterns procession. 22.30: Supper of coca pastries with vegetables. Plaça des Capellans.

Santa Eugenia, Santa Eugenia Fiestas. 11.00: "Jewel" races. C. Església. 19.30: Tribute to senior citizens, mass, performance by Madò Pereta. Les Escoles courtyard. 22.30: Playback contest. Les Escoles courtyard. 00.30: FIREWORKS. Les Escoles courtyard.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 21.00: Pregón opening address, followed by Morgana Jazz and ice-cream. Placeta Església. 24.00: Climbing the soapy pine. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Trempera! Quintet - Xavi Torres, piano; Bruno Calvo, trumpet; Lluc Casares, tenor sax and clarinet; Giuseppe Romagnoli, double bass; Joan Terol, drums. Plaça Major. Free.


Tuesday, 7 August
FIESTAS
Arta, Sant Salvador Fiestas. 19.00: Eucharist and dance. 21.00: Concert - Julia Colom and Joan Arto. Plaça Aigua. 22.00: Folk dance and at 24.00, FIREWORKS. Plaça Conqueridor.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 20.00: Procession with the band of cornets and drummers, followed by pregón opening address at the Centre Cap Vermell square. 22.00: Flamenco with Alma del Sur. Plaça Pins.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 07.00: Hatha yoga. Plaça Cervantes. 12.00: Aquagym. Son Baulo beach. 18.00: Watermelon eating contest. Plaça Cervantes. 20.30: Children's entertainment with Cucorba. Plaça Cervantes.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 19.30: Demons and pipers. Plaça Verge de Loreto. 22.15: Concert - Montuiri Band of Music. Plaça Església. 23.30: Fire shower and demons with Rodelles (spinning fire wheels). Plaça Església. 00.05: FIREWORKS. Baix de Sa Riba. 00.30: Party with Orquestra Big Marítim, Islanders. Plaça Jaume I.

Playa de Muro (Ses Casetes des Capellans), Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 21.00: Summer festival of entertainment. Plaça des Capellans.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 20.00: Giants and pipers procession. 21.30: Pregón opening address and open-air theatre. Plaça Ajuntament.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 21.30: Children's festival, dance, rhythmic gymnastics. Es Parc.

MUSIC
Andratx. 22.00: Tosca Nostra - Puccini selections (tenor, baritone, soprano, bass plus piano). Son Mas (town hall). 20 euros.

Magalluf. 23.00: Steve Aoki. BH Mallorca Hotel The Stage, Avda. Palmeras. www.bhmallorca.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Jam Session with Fabio TIralongo, sax, and Enric Fuster, drums. Plaça Major. Free.


Wednesday, 8 August
FIESTAS
Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 21.00: Sports dance, line dance and ballroom dance. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 22.00: Total dance. Plaça Pins.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.00: Fashion parade - children to the age of three, followed by "jewel" races. Plaça Cervantes.

Lloret de Vistalegre, Sant Domingo Fiestas. 12.00: Solemn mass and dance of offer. 17.00: Games. Costa des Pou. 22.00: Open-air theatre. Plaça Jaume I. 24.00: Fire crackers.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 19.00: Children's foam party. Passeig Jaume III. 19.30: Rhythmic gymnastics. Plaça Espanya.

Playa de Muro (Ses Casetes des Capellans), Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.00: Children's water party. In the car park.

Puerto Portals, The Sunset Market. 19.00-01.00: Market with jewellery, decoration, accessories plus live music, kids' zone and cocktails.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 19.30: Line dance. Plaça Ajuntament. 22.00: Concert - Los 5 Del Este, Sonor. Plaça Ajuntament.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.00: Farmers' Olympiad. Plaça Major. 21.00: Open-air supper in the streets.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 15.00: Ringing of bells and raising of the banner. 21.00: Open-air trempó salad and playback contest. Registrations at the town hall by 6 August. Plaça Vila.

MUSIC
Alcudia. 22.00: Doble Pletina - Barcelona pop fivesome. Can Torro Library courtyard, C. Serra. Free.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Jam Session with the Jimmy Weinstein Traveling School teachers. Plaça Major. Free.

Valldemossa. 20.30: Sheela Gathright - soul and groove. Fundació Coll Bardolet, Via Blanquerna. Twelve euros.


Thursday, 9 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 21.00: Alatribu and The Revival's Deejays. Plaça Vila.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 21.30: Concert - Adagio Band of Music. Plaça Eivissa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 22.00: Hip hop with Capricho Club. Plaça Pins.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 07.00: Meditation and respiration. Beach in front of the Nusa Dua Beach Club. 12.00: Aquagym. Son Baulo beach. 15.00: Water party. Municipal pool. 21.00: Andalusia night - flamenco dance, show and guitar; tapas and drinks. Plaça Cervantes.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 09.00-14.00: Water games at the municipal pool. 18.30: Games, dance and songs (five to eleven year olds). Plaça Espanya. 20.00: Children's procession of bigheads. C. Fira, C. Convent, Plaça Sant Bonaventura.

Playa de Muro (Ses Casetes des Capellans), Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 20.00: Concert - Unió Artística Murera Band of Music. Plaça des Capellans.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 17.45: Procession with members of the Filharmònica Porrerenca. 18.30: Firing of rockets, demons, bigheads, raising of the banner. At the town hall. 19.30: Magic show. Plaça Vila. 20.30: Pregón opening address. At the auditorium. 21.45: Open-air cinema. Plaça Vila. 22.00: Concert - Pablo Milanés. At Monti-sion. 30 euros. 22.15: Night party - Jés. La Gran Orquesta Republicana and others. Parc de n'Hereveta. 18 euros.

Puerto Portals, The Sunset Market. 19.00-01.00: Market with jewellery, decoration, accessories plus live music, kids' zone and cocktails.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 19.00: Gastro market - art, music, tapas, wine, beers. 19.00: Children's entertainment with Flip i Flop. Plaça Església. 20.30: Music from Na Poli. Plaça Vella. 22.30: Music from Arròs Brut. Plaça Ajuntament. 23.30: Concert - Onion Rabbits, Buhos. Plaça Ajuntament.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.30: Conpline. 19.30: Folk dance. Plaça Major. 20.30: Tapas night and live music. 23.30: DJs. Plaça Major.

MUSIC
Banyalbufar. 20.30: Banyalbujazz - Tribute to the women of jazz.

Campanet. 21.00: Biel Vilanova - folk/world. Sant Miquel Church square. Free.

Palma. 21.00: Marta Martins (soprano), Ángel González (piano). Mozart, Schubert and others. Monestir de Santa Clara, C. Can Fonollar. Ten euros.

Port Adriano. 22.00: The Jacksons. From 28 euros. www.portadriano.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Enrico Rava New Quartet - Enrico Rava, trumpet; Francesco Diodati, guitar; Gabriele Evangelista, double bass; Enrico Morello, drums. Plaça Major. Free.

PERFORMANCE
Alcudia, Via Fora. From 21.00: Five dramatised scenes representing Alcudia's history. Performed in front of different parts of the walls. Starts from Porta des Moll, Plaça Carles V.


Friday, 10 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 21.00: Open-air supper in the streets. Registration with the town hall by 7 August.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 19.00: Holi colours festival. Plaça Costa.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 21.00: Open-air supper with music from Los Javaloyas. Registrations at the municipal office from 4 to 8 August. Plaça Cervantes. 23.00: The Auba party - Adrian Scarlett, Javitoh, The Draft, Manu Sánchez, Solardo. Sports centre. 12 euros (23.00 to 01.00). Free to Santa Margalida residents until 02.30 on presentation of appropriate ID.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 17.00: Procession and party with xaranga and DJ. Plaça Espanya to Plaça Rufino Carpena. 20.30: Sports dance. Plaça Espanya. 22.00: Night party - Escarràs, Anómada and others. Plaça Espanya.

Palma (Son Roca). 22.30: CORREFOC - Kinfumfa Dimonis, Batucada Kintrofa. Parc de Son Ximelis.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.30: Demons, bigheads, junior demons and other characters. From the town hall. 21.30: Folk dance. 23.00: Ombra, Disccovers and others. C. Terrés.

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 20.00: Pregón opening address and then concert by Veus de la Tardor. Plaça Ajuntament. 21.30: Open-air supper. Price eight euros; tickets from the town hall by 7 August. C. Sa Travessia. 22.30: Virtual night - FIFA 18, Trivial, etc. Plaça Ajuntament.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 12.00: Children's foam party. Plaça Església. 19.30: Solemn mass. 20.30: Zarzuela concert - Coral Llorencina. At Espai 36, C. Major. 21.30: Ball de bot. Plaça Ajuntament. 01.00: La Movida Band and DJ. Plaça Ajuntament.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 09.30: Procession by the pipers. 11.00: Solemn mass. 22.30: Folk dance. Es Parc. 24.00: Rock night - Mialous, Madóna and DJs. Plaça Major.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 21.30: Folk dance and music with Al-Mayurqa, Música Nostra and pipers. Plaça Can Bril Vell.

MUSIC
Bunyola. 20.30: Antoni Lliteres (tenor), Joan Ciria (piano). Raixa finca, Ctra. Soller. Free.

Esporles (Vilanova). 22.30: Ska Bottom Boat and others. Free.

Formentor. 20.00: Isabel Villanueva (violin), Francois Dumont (piano). Hotel Royal Hideaway (Hotel Formentor). www.formentorsunsetclassics.com.

Manacor. 21.00: The Road - British rock band. Manacor History Museum gardens. Free.

Palma. 21.00: Nes - jazz, soul, world. Bellver Castle. Ten euros.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 21.00: Off Festival - Concert masterclass, Toni Vaquer, piano. Plaça Major. Free.


Saturday, 11 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.30: Procession with the demons, junior demons, donkeys and others. Plaça Vila. From 21.30: Line dance, Cabrit i Bassa Band of Music, and ballroom dance. Plaça Vila.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 22.30: White party with DJs. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 23.00: Hawaiian party. Plaça Pins.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.30: Giants, bigheads and pipers parade. Plaça Cervantes. 20.00: Summer party - Tarik, Val Nou and others. Sports centre. 21.45: Folk dance. Plaça Cervantes.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 19.00: Giants, demons, bigheads, pipers. Plaça Espanya. 22.00: Party with Xiriminguet Band and others. Plaça Espanya.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 17.00: Traditional children's games. Plaça Vila. From 20.30: Sa Torrada (evening/night barbecue), ball de bot dance, batucada, rock music, DJ. Goes on until 06.00. Parc de n'Hereveta.

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.00: Water party. Municipal pool. From 23.30: Carnabars - live music in bas and Plaça Ajuntament.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 19.30: Human towers. Plaça Església. Evening fair at the railway station - gastronomy and music. 24.00: Night party - Val 9, La Loca Motora and others. Plaça Ajuntament.

Selva, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 20.00: Festucada - percussion bands. Plaça Major. 22.30: CORREFOC - Dimonis de Selva. Plaça Major. 23.00: Party with Los Xilvars, Hombre 80. Plaça Major.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.00: Holi colours festival. Plaça Nova. 21.00: Concert - Gloria de Vivaldi. Coral Sor Francinaina, Johannes Palascko Chamber Orchestra. At the church.

MUSIC
Campos. From 19.30: Campos Art Night with live acts Pi, Blanca Alonso and others. Can Pere Ignasi and streets. Free.

Canyamel. 21.00: Nina Pastori - flamenco singer. Torre de Canyamel. 45 euros.

Deya. 20.30: Quartet Aquarella. Mozart, Beethoven. Sant Joan Baptista Church. 15 euros.

Palma. From 20.00: Love the '90s - Gala, Rozalla and others. Son Fusteret showground, Cami Vell Bunyola. From 38 euros. www.sonfusteret.com.

Palma. 21.30: La Porteña Tango Trio. Auditorium, Paseo Marítimo 18. 25 euros. www.auditoriumpalma.com.

Palma. 21.30: Nina Heidenreich (violin), Pablo Mielgo (piano). Benefit concert. Donations. Valparaiso Hotel., C. Francesc Vidal Sureda 23.

Palma. 22.30: Rumba Katxai and others. Monestir de Sant Bernat, Secar de la Real. Free.

Pollensa Festival. 22.00: Aleksey Igudesman (violin) & Hyung-ki Joo (piano) - A Little Nightmare Music. Internationally acclaimed duo combining classical music and outrageous humour. Sant Domingo Cloister, C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya. 25-30 euros. www.festivalpollenca.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 21.00: Off Festival - Concert by the Jimmy Weinstein Traveling School Seminary PlayJazz. Plaça Major. Free.

Santa Ponsa. 22.00: Brazilian jazz and bossa nova. Malgrats mirador. Free.


Sunday, 12 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.00: Water party at the municipal pool. 22.00: "Mystery" treasure hunt. C. Solleric.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 21.00: Folk dance. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 21.00: Charity supper, followed by ballet from Claudia Sulter. Seven euros. At the pier.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 18.30: Holi colours festival for all the family. DJ Oscar Romero and others. Sports centre. 20.30: OneS fashion night. Plaça Cervantes. 22.30: CORREFOC - Dimonis d'Hiachat, Espiadimonis de Felanitx, Dimonis del Infernets de Maria de la Salut. From the tourist office to Plaça Cervantes.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 09.00: Wake-up by the pipers. 18.00: "Jewel" races. Plaça Espanya. 19.00: Floral offer to Santa Candida - Cavallets Cotoners, giants, band of music, ball de bot. Plaça Sant Bonaventura. 19.30: Solemn eucharist. 20.30: Dance by the Cavallets Cotoners. 22.00: Concert - Llucmajor Band of Music. Plaçeta Convent.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 21.30: Swing music and dance. Avda. Bisbe Campins. 23.00: Concert with Big Yu-Yu and others. At Moli d'en Negre.

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.00: Circ Bover. 19.30 and 20.45: Pastries and tortilla contest. 21.00: Evening bike event and trempo salad. All at the sports centre.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 18.00: Children's athletics and entertainment. Plaça Església. 21.30: Music from Celia and Toni Manolo. Plaça Església. 22.00: Concert - Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus and the Sant Llorenç Band of Music. Plaça Ajuntament.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. From 12.00: Embala't - hay and water fight (among other things). Plaça Nova.

MUSIC
Alcudia. 20.00: FlaMallorca - flamenco music and song. Plaça de Toros. 18 euros or 34 euros with dinner.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Carlo Cattano (sax) jam session. Plaça Major. Free.

Valldemossa. 22.00: Chopin Festival - Bruno Rigutto (piano). Charterhouse. 20-30 euros.

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