Religious events begin Tuesday September 3rd, with the transfer of the Virgin from the chapel of San Sebastián to the convent.
For Saturday, an intense day is scheduled to culminate at 9.30 pm with the procession of the Virgin of the Rosary, the proclamation and the subsequent festival
Casares celebrates next Saturday September 8th, the Feast of its Patroness, the Virgin of the Rosary of the Field, an appointment of great importance for all Casareños, those that live in the village and who live outside return to meet friends and relatives.
The Feast of the Patroness of Casares is preceded by a large number of religious and recreational activities.
On Tuesday the transfer of the image of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Field is carried out from the Chapel of San Sebastián, where it usually remains, to the Church of the Incarnation in which the religious acts are celebrated.
From tomorrow the Triduum to the Virgin is celebrated in the Convent of the Plain, with Holy Rosary and Misa sung, Wednesday is dedicated to adults, Thursday to young people and Friday to children, with the presentation of the little children born since the Last year’s holiday.
The program also includes tape and pole races of the Sierra Crestellina Rocker Club and sports tournaments. Also this year the I Festival “Flamencos de Casares” is celebrated, on September 6 at 22.00, organized by the City Council of Casares.
On the Day of the Virgin, Saturday September 7th, the day of activities begins very early at 8am in the morning, with the Holy Rosary of the Aurora, in which the faithful walk the streets of the town during prayer .
Later at 12 noon, the Flemish Mass sung by the Brotherhood choir takes place, and local singers such as Diego Reyes, El Niño de Montecoto, Ana Pineda, Tomatito de Casares and on guitar by Javier Pineda “Potaje”. In this celebration the medal will be imposed on the new brothers.
Once the mass is over, the Brotherhood meal is carried out, with a free tasting of paella and typical dishes offered by our neighbors. A meal of conviviality to which the Brotherhood invites all those who want to attend.
The same afternoon at 20:30 Mass is celebrated in the Church of the Incarnation where the children of Casares make an offering to the Blessed Virgin, which will lead to the procession.
This procession will take place at 9.30 pm where the virgin will travel the streets of the historic center accompanied by many faithful, devotees and the music band of Algeciras. Upon arriving at the square we will attend one of the most exciting moments of the night, the proclamation, which this year will be offered by José Antonio Mélgar Muriana, pastor of Casares.
The day ends with a verbena enlivened by the “Alboreá” orchestra in the Plaza of Spain from 23.00 at night.