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What's on in Majorca: 13-19 August

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Can Picafort's duck swim.

15-08-2011 | MDB

Monday, 13 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 19.00: Children's entertainment with Mel i Sucre. Plaça Vila. 21.00: Concert of opera and zarzuela - Orfeó d?Alaró. At the church. 22.00: Piolet Swing Trio. Casal s'Escorxador.

Caimari Fiestas. 24.00: The soapy pine. Plaça Major.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 18.00-24.00: Artisan market. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.00: Children's entertainment and theme park. Plaça Pins.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. From 19.00: Gymnastics, karate, Zumba. Plaça Cervantes.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 17.00: Water party for children. 18.00: Zumba. 19.00: Children's foam party. 20.30: Benefit supper plus live music (seven euros). 22.00: Bingo. All at Parc de n'Hereveta. 22.30: Concert - Vers Endins. Plaça Vila.

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.00: Water sports. Municipal pool. 16.30: "Espartanada" - obstacle course. Sports centre. 22.00: Playback contest; 24.00: Karaoke. Plaça Ajuntament.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 10.30-14.30: Water party for all ages. Football ground. 19.00: Urban dance, then Zumba at 20.30. Plaça Ajuntament. 22.30: Night race. From Rei Granat. Plus events in Plaça Ajuntament, including foam party at 23.30.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 21.00: Pregón address, Ses Salines Band of Music, ice-cream and ensaimada. Plaça Sant Bartomeu.

S'Illot Fiestas. 21.15: Lanterns procession with pipers. From Pont del Riuet. 22.00: Theatre. Plaça Llop.

Sineu, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. From around 09.00: MUCADA. Pilgrimage to Puig de Reig. 12.00: Entry of the Much into the village. The Much run. The Much and Muca encounter, Plaça Fossar.

MUSIC
Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 22.30: Mallorca Jazz Collective - Pep Garau, Julià Abad, Maria Antònia Gili and Tomeu G. (trumpet); Joan Garcies, Tomeu Garcies and Miquel Gaya (trombone); Joan Mas, Carles Medina and Miquel Àngel Rigo (sax); Enric Fuster and Teo Salvà (drums); Pep Lluis (percussion); Josep Munar (guitar); Llorenç Barceló and Jaume Riera (piano). Arrangements, Toni Vaquer. Plaça Major. Free.


Tuesday, 14 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 19.00: Indie party for kids. Town hall courtyard. 23.00: Night party - Orquesta Cabana, Duplicats, Islanders and DJ. Plaça Vila.

Caimari Fiestas. 10.30: Multisports - to the age of 16. Plaça Major. 16.30: Water games for children. Plaça Major. 19.00: Motorcycle route. To and from Plaça Major. 22.00: Children's party with Estels Caimariencs. Plaça Major.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 22.30: Party - Nanos (flamenco), Ves-Hi Tu and DJ. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 21.00: Concert - Bàrbara Femenias (soprano) and Maria Antònia Gomis (piano). Cap Vermell Centre.

Campos, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 16.30: Xifon Fest. Plaça Major. Street procession and at 18.00, soapy pole and tug o' war. 22.00: Party with Orquestra Oasis and DJ (ballroom dance). Plaça Can Pere Ignasi. 23.30: Festa Moonlight with Leo i Rigo Rigo Rigo. Plaça de Sa Creu

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 12.00: Aquagym. Son Baulo beach. 19.00: Flower Kids - flower power party for young children. Plaça Cervantes. 22.00: Canpicafornia - flower power party with Damià Boscana, Biel Ferriol and others. Plaça Cervantes.

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 10.00: Raising of the banners, ringing of bells. 20.30: Pregón address at the church. 21.30: Open-air supper. Plaça Major. 23.00: Playback contest. Plaça Major.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 20.30: Karate exhibition. Lloc Sagrat. 21.30: Jazz concert - Toni Miranda (guitar), Pere Bujosa (double bass), Jimmy Weinstein (drums). Església Hospitalet. 22.00: Observation of the planets at Monti-Sion. 23.30: Night party - Anegats, Suasi and others. Parc de n'Hereveta.

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.30: "Jewel" races. C. Sa Travessia. 17.30: Carriages race. From Trast to Plaça Ajuntament. 18.00: Games for all. Plaça Ajuntament. 23.30: Night party - Trio Lluna Plena, Disccovers, Enrockats, DJ. Plaça Ajuntament.

Sant Llorenç, Sant Llorenç Fiestas. 22.00: Party - Orquestra Galatzo, Los Grillos, Pirates Pirats and others. Plaça Ajuntament.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 18.30: Concert - Pollensa Youth Band of Music. Plaça Nova. 23.00: FIREWORKS (sports centre) and night party - Baix 'n' Nicotina, Madòna and others. Plaça Vila.

S'Illot Fiestas. 21.00: Prawns supper, line dance and humour. Tickets by 13 August from the tourist information office. Avda. Pins.

Sineu, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 19.30: Procession by pipers. 21.00: Line dance. Plaça Fossar. 24.00: FIREWORKS. Camp Pineta. 00.30: Night party - Quatre Ele, Baix 'n' Nicotina, Disccovers, DJ.

Soller, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 21.00: Wine and folk concert (The Mother Folkers). Les Escolàpies courtyard. 12 euros.

Valldemossa, Sa Marina Fiestas.  20.00: Mass and procession of the crests. 20.45: Sardine barbecue and Havaneres songs. Sa Marina beach.

MUSIC
El Toro. 23.00: DJs Juan Campos, Txema Sánchez - Flower power party.

Esporles (Vilanova), 21.00: Black List, IPops and others.

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

Port Adriano. 22.00: UB40. From 28 euros. www.portadriano.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Tomeu Garcies trombone duo. Plaça Major. Free.


Wednesday, 15 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.30: Floats parade. From Avda. Constitució to Plaça Vila. 23.15: Saxophobia Funk Project and DJ. Plaça Vila.

Caimari Fiestas. 11.00. Water games at the municipal pool. 18.00: Procession by Caimari and Selva pipers. 19.00: Solemn mass. 20.00: Folk dance, Aires de Muntanya de Selva; senior citizens' tribute. Plaça Major. 23.00: Treasure hunt. Plaça Major.

Cala d'Or, Santa Maria del Mar Fiestas. 18.00-24.00: Artisan market. Plaça Costa. 18.00: Solemn mass, followed by procession with the image. 19.00: Flotilla. 22.00: Music from Lupas. Plaça Costa. 23.55: FIREWORKS. C. Na Puig. 00.25: Party with Islanders. Plaça Costa.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 17.00: Water and foam party. Plaça Pins.

Cala San Vicente Fiestas. 19.00: Nit de l'Art - micromapping, music and food trucks. Plaça Església.

Campos, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 10.30: Infant "beastie", batucada and dance of the bears. Plaça Major. 10.45: Procession - infant beastie, bigheads and pipers. 11.00: "Jewel" races. C. Convent. 20.00: Solemn mass and then dance of the Cossiers. Plaça Major. 22.30: Procession without fire from the town hall to Plaça Tres Molins. 23.00: CORREFOC - En Freu, Esquitxafoc, Cau des Boc Negre, Batukada Terraroja. Plaça Tres Molins. 24.00: FIREWORKS. Ses Forques.

Can Picafort, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 12.00: The DUCK SWIM. From in front of the Mar y Paz Hotel. 20.00: Solemn mass. 24.00: Pyromusical FIREWORKS. Beach by Plaça Cervantes.

Llucmajor, Santa Candida Fiestas. 19.00: Circ Bover - street circus. Plaça Espanya. 20.00: Lowering of the banner and close of the fiestas with the bagpipers. Plaça Espanya.

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 11.30: Clowns. Plaça Major. 18.30: Cossiers and demon. Plaça Major.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 17.30: Children's party. Plaça Vila. 19.30: Concert - Filharmònica Porrerenca. Auditorium. 21.00: Summer carnival with DJs Juan Campos, Txema Sánchez, Oscar Romero. Plaça Vila.

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

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. 18.00: Classic cars and bikes. C. Sa Travessia. 22.00: Magic, humour and music (Supervoices). Plaça Ajuntament.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 11.00: Procession by the pipers. 11.30: Solemn mass, followed by "jewel" races. Plaça Vila. 22.00: Theatre, then fire crackers. Plaça Vila.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 18.00: Bar crawl with the pipers. Performance by Islanders at 19.00 and then DJ at 21.00. Plaça Sant Bartomeu. 20.00: Parade by Ses Salines horse riders, followed by open-air supper.

S'Illot Fiestas. 18.00: Mass. 18.30: Procession with the image. 19.30: Flotilla. 21.00: Line dance. Square by the Pont del Riuet.

Sineu, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 10.30: Procession by pipers. 12.00: Traditional races. Camp Pineta. 20.00: Solemn mass, choir and ball de bot. 22.30: Xerefusió. Xeremier pipers and rock fusion plus Los Folux, Orquestra Rodamons. Plaça Fossar.

Valldemossa, Sa Marina Fiestas. 09.00: Mass. Sa Marina Chapel. 17.00: Children's party with races and water games

MUSIC
Alcudia. 21.30: Concert for the Mare de Déu d'Agost - Alcudia Band of Music. Pont Vila Roja amphitheatre. Free.

Pollensa Festival. 22.00: Vogler Quartet - Pascual Martínez Forteza (clarinet), Zandra McMaster (mezzosoprano). Brahms, Garcia-Abril, Ravel. Sant Domingo Cloister, C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya. 25-30 euros. www.festivalpollenca.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Llorenç Barceló (Hammond organ), Marcos Collado (guitar). Plaça Major. Free.


Thursday, 16 August
FIESTAS
Alaro, Sant Roc Fiestas. 10.00: Dance of the Cossiers. Various places. 13.00: "Jewel" races. Avda. Constitució. 19.30: Mass. Procession with the image and Cossiers. 22.30: Theatre. Plaça Rosari. 24.00: CORREFOC - Dimonis d?Alaró, Na Marranxa, Diables de Vilanova i la Geltrú. From C. Enmig to Plaça Vila.

Caimari Fiestas. 18.00: Children's treasure hunt (ages six to twelve). Plaça Major. 21.30: Open-air supper. Plaça Major. 23.00: Summer carnival. Plaça Major.

Cala Ratjada, Sant Roc Fiestas. 20.00: Solemn mass. 22.00: Pyromusical FIREWORKS. At the pier. Followed by jazz with Pizza Swing.

Cala San Vicente Fiestas. 18.00: Children's water party. Cala Molins. 22.00: Concert - Thony Bloom: Toni Morales with Juanjo Monserrat (guitar), Pedro Moya (drums), Rafel Munar (bass). Cala Barques mirador.

Consell, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 10.00: Raising of the banner and firing of rockets. 21.00: Supper, pregón address and live performance. Les Escoles courtyard. Three euros (tickets needed to have been bought in advance by 11 August).

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 21.00: Trivial quiz. Plaça Major.

Porreres, Sant Roc Fiestas. 11.00: Firing of rockets. Procession to the church. 11.30: Solemn mass, followed by release of doves and dance of giants. 17.00: Children's entertainment. C. Hospital. 20.00: Concert - Coral de Porreres. At the church. 22.00: Concert - Tony Frontiera. Plaça Vila. 22.15: Departure of demons from Lloc Sagrat. 22.45: CORREFOC - Dimonis de Capocorb. From Lloc Sagrat. 24.00: FIREWORKS. Parc de n'Hereveta. 00.15: Concert -Toninaina. 02.15: DJ Biel Castell. Plaça Vila. 03.45: Filharmònica Porrerenca. 04.00: Fire crackers. From Plaça Església. 04.15: Start of Sant Roquet 2018.

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

Puigpunyent, Mare de Déu d'Agost and Sant Roc Fiestas. From 14.00: Sa Pesta - paella lunch (five euros, tickets from the town hall by 13 August); gatherings at 16.00; arrival at Plaça Ajuntament, 17.00, and the soaking with perfumed water. 22.30: Concert - municipal band of music, Bohemian ARTichoke. Plaça Ajuntament.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 20.30: Evening walk. From Plaça Ses Creus.

S'Illot Fiestas. 18.00: Weekly market. Cami de la Mar. 21.30: Dans'illot - various dance groups. Plaça Mollet.

MUSIC
Campanet. 21.00: Moxox, Geremy Jones Band. Street food. Plaça Major.

Deya. 21.00: Deya International Music Festival - Asier Polo (cello). Bach suites. Son Marroig. Twenty euros. www.dimf.com.

Magalluf. 23.00: Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike. BH Mallorca Hotel The Stage, Avda. Palmeras. www.bhmallorca.com.

Palma. 20.30: Three tenors (José Manuel Sánchez, Joan Gabriel Riera, Joan Lainez), Mallorca Gay Men's Chorus, Francesc Blanco (piano). Bellver Castle. 22 euros.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Pep Garau duo. Plaça Major. Free.


Friday, 17 August
FIESTAS
Caimari Fiestas. 10.00: Pony parade. Plaça Major. 17.00: "Jewel" races. Plaça Major. 23.30: Rock night - Maria 'n' Ganxa, Cirko and others. Plaça Major.

Cala San Vicente Fiestas. 20.00: Procession with giants, bigheads and pipers. From Cala Molins. 21.00: Trempó and jazz - Majorcan salad (and more) plus Springtime Jazz. Ten euros, tickets from the chemists and Pizzeria Poli. C. Temporal.

Capdepera, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 20.00: Procession, fire crackers and pregón address. Plaça Orient. 23.00: CORREFOC. From C. Port. Followed by foam party and DJ. Plaça Sitjar.

Consell, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 16.30: Festa de la Capta. Parade, xaranga music, batucada. 18.00: Petits Pirats for children from the age of three. Les Escoles courtyard. 22.30: White party - DJs, Orquestra Lluna Plena, Filats Show. Plaça Major.

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 21.00: Xiringuito party. Plaça Major.

Sencelles, Mare de Déu d'Agost Fiestas. 22.00: Rockambelles 2018 - Rumba Katxai, Hombre Lobo and others. Les Escoles car park.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 12.00: Raising of banners and ringing of bells. 21.30: Ses Salines "Warriors" - sporting contests. Plaça Major.

S'Illot Fiestas. 17.00: Children's games on the beach. 22.00: Performance by Donut Tòxic and then party with La Movida Band and InRock. Plaça Llop.

Soller, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 20.00: Concert with Aina Zanoguera (singer). Can Serra. Seven euros.

MUSIC
Costitx. 21.00: Voicello - Carme Gari (soprano), Gabriel Fiol (cello). Gershwin, Handel and others. At the church. Free.

Deya. 20.00: Bay City Killers (rock). Joan Mas amphitheatre. Free.

Palma. 21.00: Andrea Motis (jazz trumpeter, vocalist). Bellver Castle. Twenty euros.

Palma. 21.00: Asier Polo (cello). Bach suites. Palau March, C. Palau Reial. Free with invitation.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Jaume Riera (piano), Miquel Àngel Rigo (tenor sax). Plaça Major. Free.

PERFORMANCE
Alcudia. 22.00: Elpis, la dona del nauta. Open-air theatre at the Roman theatre, Pollentia. Free.


Saturday, 18 August
FIESTAS
Ariany Fiestas. 21.00: Line dance. Covered pavilion. 24.00: Night party - Enrockats, 4L. Covered pavilion.

Caimari Fiestas. 23.30: Night party - Escarras, Madòna and DJ. Plaça Major.

Cala San Vicente Fiestas. 20.00: Mythical Rock Fest plus food trucks, children's zone and market. Cala Molins.

Capdepera, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 24.00: White party. Plaça Sitjar.

Consell, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 10.00-13.00 / 17.00-19.00: Water party, inflatables, etc. Les Escoles courtyard. 20.30: Artisan market. C. Sant Bartomeu. 21.00: Eight bars with special dishes. C. Rector Nadal Munar. 22.30: Night party - Orquestra Big Maritim, Cirko, Onion Rabbits and DJs. Plaça Major.

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 19.00: Sports dance. Plaça Major. 23.00: Montufesta. Es Dau.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 21.00: Benefit supper, followed by music by Duo Yesterday and Eva Amorós. Plaça Major. Tickets, 17 euros, from the town hall and other places by 16 August.

S'Illot Fiestas. 19.00: Evening fair - artisan products. Avda. Llop / Avda. Pins. 19.30: Lindy Hop with SwingSick People. Plaça Llop, followed by ball de bot at 21.30.

Soller, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 10.30: Procession and bigheads dance. Plaça Constitució. From 18.00: Valley of art - painting, sculpture, dance, music and more. Streets in the centre.

MUSIC
Alcudia. 22.00: ORA, Siberian Escape (alternative rock). Pont de la Vila Roja. Free.

Pollensa Festival. 21.00: Operàmida - Diabolus in Musica. Family concert. Sant Domingo Cloister, C. Guillem Cifre de Colonya. Free.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Jay Clayton (vocalist) masterclass with trio. Plaça Major. Free.

Sant Joan. From 19.30: Mobofest - Donallop, Saxophobia Funk Project and others. Art zone, food trucks and more. Santuari de Consolació. Free.


Sunday, 19 August
FIESTAS
Ariany Fiestas. 19.00: Raising of banners, bell-ringing and firing of rockets. Demons and pipers. At the town hall. 20.30: Pregón address. Plaça Església.

Caimari Fiestas. 18.00: Holi colours festival. Municipal car park. 22.00: Open-air cinema. Plaça Major.

Cala San Vicente Fiestas. 19.30: Folk dance with Aires de la Cala. Cala Molins. 22.00: Havaneres songs. Cala Molins. 24.00: FIREWORKS.

Capdepera, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 18.00: Children's races. Plaça Orient. 18.30: Sant Bartomeu race and Nordic walking. From Plaça Orient and back. 22.00: Ball de bot folk dance.

Consell, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 11.00-14.00: Water games. Municipal pool. 21.00: Folk dance - Sa Sinia de Consell, and folk dance for everyone, 22.30: Plaça Major. 22.30: Treasure hunt. Plaça Son Bernadet.

Montuiri, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 19.00: Tribute to senior citizens - Eucharist and afterwards in Plaça Major. 23.00: Treasure hunt. L'Escoleta.

Ses Salines, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 19.00: Classic bikes route - Ses Salines to Colonia Sant Jordi and back. 20.00: Benefit Nordic walking. Plaça Major. Two euros donation.

S'Illot Fiestas. 12.00: Paella contest. Avda. Pins. 19.00: Gathering of giants. Pont del Riuet. 21.00: Havaneres songs. Plaça Llop. 23.30: FIREWORKS. On the beach.

Soller, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 20.00: Concert - Suzanne Bradbury (piano), Lluc López (sax). Museu de la Mar (Puerto Soller). 15 euros.

Valldemossa, Sant Bartomeu Fiestas. 20.00: Mass and procession of the crests.

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

Magalluf. 23.00: David Guetta. BH Mallorca Hotel The Stage, Avda. Palmeras. www.bhmallorca.com.

Palma. From 16.00: Origen Fest - Carl Cox, Monika Kruse and several others. Son Fusteret showground, Cami Vell Bunyola. 38 euros. www.sonfusteret.com.

Sa Pobla Jazz Festival. 20.30: Off Festival - Jay Clayton (vocalist) masterclass with trio. Plaça Major. Free.

Sant Joan. From 19.30: Mobofest - Mazoni. Art zone, food trucks and more. Santuari de Consolació. Free.

Valldemossa. 22.00: Chopin Festival - Marianna Prjevalskaya (piano). Chopin and Rachmaninoff. Charterhouse. 20-30 euros.

SPORT
Palma. 19.00: Real Mallorca v. Osasuna. La Liga Second Division. Son Moix Stadium.

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