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Festa Major, Banyuls sur Mer


17th August - 23rd August

festa major banyuls sur mer

Festa Major de Banyuls sur Mer

The festa major is a week of Catalan summer celebrations complete with sardanes, music, dancing, beach games for kids, funfair, BBQs and more…

The festival has been given a tentative go ahead but the final programme will depend on government advice following the Covid 19 sanitary crisis. Contact the Office de Tourisme for more details.

MONDAY 17TH

Evening of the trabucaïres “Als contrabandistes de Banyuls de la Marenda”.
7pm: Arrival of the smugglers, with their booty, in a traditional Catalan barque.
8pm : Big sardinade (sardines and tomato bread) on the central beach.

THURSDAY 20TH

Catalan folklore in place Paul Reig
9.30pm: Concert by La Joventut and El Foment de la sardana

FRIDAY 21ST

Beach party
4.30pm: treasure hunt for children.
6pm: Carrioles (snail) run followed by casament tremblant.
7pm: Catalan grill, mussels and chips and bar.
9.30pm: Musical entertainment (crazy disco ball) with the “Tonton givrés”

SATURDAY 22ND

Sardanes
11am : Sardanes by El Foment de la sardana.
4.30 pm : beach games for children.
5pm : Sardanes by El Foment de la sardana.
6pm – 8pm : Espadrille throwing competition
7pm: Catalan grill, mussels and chips and bar.
9.30pm: Musical entertainment with the Feeling orchestra (variety shows)
FIREWORKS CANCELLED THIS YEAR.

SUNDAY 23RD 
9am : Mass
10.30am : parade and wreath laying followed by vin d’honneur
11.am: Sardanas by El Foment de la sardana with the cobla Sol de Banyuls
5pm : Sardanas by El Foment de la sardana with the cobla Sol de Banyuls
9.30pm : Musical animation Festi’rock

Why not check out the festa major in Prats de Mollo la Preste too?

Details

Start:
17th August
End:
23rd August
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Venue

Banyuls-sur-Mer