With the proclamation, which will be borne by D. Juan Abellán Faura, will begin the intense celebrations with religious acts, musical events and multiple activities.
On Thursday, the solemn Eucharist will be celebrated and during the weekend of the 26th, 27th and 28th the great days of these festivities will be celebrated.
This festivity is organized by the Brotherhood of Santiago Apóstol with the collaboration of the Municipality of Pliego and its commission of celebrations.
Following the tradition, with the arrival of the second fortnight of the month of July, a new edition of the Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol arrives at Pliego.
The municipality prepares around the day in which is commemorated in the santería of the Apostle an extensive religious, cultural and festive programming organized by the Brotherhood of Santiago Apóstol and the collaboration of the City council and the Commission of celebrations.
This Saturday, July 20, activities will start with the celebration of the Mass at 8:00 pm and then the proclamation of the festivities at 9:30 pm, which this year will be in charge of Mr. Juan Abellán Faura and will be at the auditorium 'Parque de las Cañadas'.
In this event, and with the greeting of the mayor of Pliego, Antonio Huéscar Pérez, we will proceed to the traditional chupinazo of the beginning of festivities with a small castle of fireworks.
Next, there will be a great concert of the local musical group 'Our Lady of Remedies' and then a wine of honor, to go from midnight to a concert with the performance of the group 'Sensation' and then to end the night the session of 'DJ Caballo'.
Promoting activities for all ages, Sunday 21 in the afternoon at 6:30 pm will be held 'The afternoon of our kids' by 'The Girls of Santiago' in a wet activity to which the whole family He has to go with swimsuits to enjoy the water to the fullest.
The festivity will be resumed on the day of St. James, with the solemn Eucharist and the first day of the triduum dedicated to the whole Parish and celebrated by the parish priest D. Angel Soler Larrosa at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday 25. Already on Friday, June 26, the second day of the triduum dedicated to catechists and brothers of the parish of Santiago Apóstol will be celebrated, and you can enjoy the concert of ECOS, the International Festival of Ancient Music of Sierra Espuña, with the performance of 'Serendipity' in the Sala de las Jars with free admission.
Then, at around 10:00 pm, the start of tapas and beer in the Parque de las Cañadas will start on a night with Discomóvil, the concert of the "Viento en popa" group, the mojito party and the session of 'DJ Caballo'.
On the morning of Saturday, July 27, there will be a swimming championship in the municipal swimming pools, which will be inscribed on the premises in a fun day where there will be surprises and gifts.
In the afternoon, the solemn Eucharist will be offered and the third day of triduum dedicated to the youngest and offered by the parish priest of our town, Mr. Manuel Jiménez.
Then proceed to the traditional procession through the streets of Pliego with the image of Santiago Apóstol that will culminate in the square with a fireworks castle.
That night the party will continue in the Parque de las Cañadas starting at midnight with the orchestra group 'El sitio de mi garaje' and the delivery of winners of the Ruta de la Cap 2019 held a few weeks ago.
To culminate these holidays, on Sunday July 28 from 12 in the morning there will be a musical party with Discomóvil and a tasty paella to taste among all attendees.
From the City of Pliego thank all the people who make these holidays possible and invite neighbors and visitors to enjoy these beautiful parties to the fullest.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Pliego