From the 21st of December and until the 4th of January the Duchess Castle will undertake a makeover, becoming a Christmas Village for these approaching dates will have lights and the best candy waves, holiday inflatables and a wide range of figures will be the protagonist of this core during these holidays.

This holiday atmosphere will be complemented with the exhibition of a 17m2 Belen, which will be installed in the Castle Monument. This beacon will be accompanied by the natural-sized Mystery, which will be decorating the arms yard of this monument.
In the same area as it was last year, the “Tree of Wishes” will be installed, so that everyone who desires it can hang a memory and leave their most precious desire for these dates. The tree will be decorated from January 21st – 4th, and can be seen during the holiday village visit.

Thus, the tree will become a symbol of solidarity, where the wishes of our municipality will be collected.

In addition, one of the new things in this holiday village is that it will have a Children’s Workshop Zone, which will vary according to the day. Among these, we highlight the making of Christmas ornaments so we can place them in the “Tree of Wishes.”

During December 21, 22 and 23 all the little ones who wish will be able to visit Santa to express their Christmas wishes. The visits will take place during the scheduled days from 18:00h to 21:00h at the Castle Monument.

During the first of the town, two concerts will be held by the Manilva Municipal Music School. On the 21st the students of music and movement and the miniband will perform, from 6.00pm in the afternoon to 7.30pm, it will be the turn to the choir that will offer a concert of villancicos.

The holiday village will also feature a Inflatable Zone, installed in the Orchard Park. It is also worth emphasizing that this Christmas Town will have a skate track, as well as a Christmas Train with popular prices.

For this reason there will be monitors who will be responsible for organizing the groups, delimiting the areas, controlling the crowd, as well as monitoring the rest of the health and safety measures required by public authorities. Village visit schedule will be from 18:00h to 22:00h.

On January 2nd, 3rd and 4th, they will also visit the Poblado Navideño SS. MM The Wizard Kings of the East, accompanied by their Royal Pajes, who will also give the little ones and anyone else who wishes it, they can deliver their letter to them by making the request of their favourite gifts.

This whole set of activities will be accompanied by a Market in the purest Christmas style, where you can taste typical sweets and do some shopping.

From the Culture Delegation, directed by Alba Jimenez, this event has been prepared taking into account clear objectives, given the circumstances lived in this year 2021 as a result of
COVID19; offer a different image of Christmas in our municipality, keeping the holiday spirit alive and our traditions without losing the desire for collaboration, solidarity and unity that our people have been demonstrating throughout these past months, and, above all, that the illusion of the young and older never gets lost.

Location: Castillo & Duquesa Castle