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What’s on in and around Manilva
San Juan Night
Night of San Juan 23 June 2022 The festival of San Juan is a summer moment full of joy and madness that should not be missed! This festival corresponds to the summer solstice, the shortest night of the year, and is celebrated in many countries, especially in Spain… From June 23 to 24. Magical and haunting night. The most anticipated event that coincides with the summer solstice. The traditional burning of the júas on the beaches of Sabinillas illuminates the shortest night of the year. At twelve o’clock at night, many people take the opportunity to purify themselves, washing their feet and face in the sea water, while making three wishes; the most daring jump over the bonfire, others throw the petitions written on a piece of paper or the bad things they want to put an end to into the fire. Night that drives away evil spirits and helps love to appear. Origin of San Juan Night The festival of San Juan is associated with the biblical figure of Saint John the Baptist, but its origins are much older. Lighting a bonfire on the nights of June 23 and 24 has its origins in the pagan rites that coincided […]
Gala for the election of Queens, Ladies and Gentleman
Organized by the Fiestas delegation, the Grand Gala for the election of Queens, Ladies and Gentleman of the August fair will be held on May 20. Starting at 9:00 p.m. in the Plaza de la Vendimia, you can enjoy an event that is resumed after the pandemic. Later the group “Al Liquindoi” will perform. It’s Cadiz Algeciras group and his music is influenced by pop, flamenco and the Cádiz carnival The councilor responsible for the area, Daniel Muñoz invites all citizens to participate and enjoy the act.
Run For Ukraine
With great regret and due to unforeseen circumstances beyond their control, the organizers of the race “Run for Ukraine”, scheduled for May 21 in Sabinillas, have decided to cancel the event. From the organization we want to thank the support to all who gave their time, effort and enthusiasm in this project, as well as to the many participants already registered and of course to the musicians who selflessly was intended to performing at this event.. All registrations made through Dorsal Chip will be reimbursed and the Saint George Charity Association will continue to conduct campaigns as well as support donations to those to families affected by the war in Ukraine. CANCELLED