Nerja Festival - Spain Away

NERJA’S 21,811 inhabitants – including 2,650 registered Britons – are set for the annual Feria that starts on Friday 8th October and continues until Tuesday October 12. Festivities kick-off at with a performance by a Nerja Band at the entrance to the fairground followed by the turning on of the Festival lights and fireworks at .

The election of the Festival Queen and King takes place at at the main marquee. 

On Saturday in Plaza Tutti Frutti from will be various children’s activities and performances including the election of the Festival Princess and Prince.

From until the Orquestra Luna Flamenca and various Dj’s will entertain the crowds.

At the main marquee at is an homage to the elderly and from until late there will be various performances including ‘Alalba’, ‘Pacoyo’, and Spanish Pop Groups.

On Sunday at Plaza Tutti Frutti from until are various events and celebrations including ‘Tapas Day’.

At 1pm the Festival Floats will parade around the streets starting at Parque Verano Azul and through Calles Antonio Ferrandis, Jaen, Diputacion, Plaza Cavana, and Calle Carmen, Balcon de Europa, Calles Puerta del Mar, Pintada, Cantero, Avenida de Pescia, Calles Ruperto Anduez, Frigiliana and finishing at the Feria Grounds.

There will be various performances at the Main Marquee from until late.

A mass will be held at Salvador’s Church (Iglesia el Salvador) at in honour of the Patron Saints, and at there will be a procession to the Balcon de Europa and fireworks.

On Monday there will be various activities and events throughout the day at Plaza Tutti Frutti from until .

While at the Main Marquee there will be various performances by Dance Schools from until , and at the first edition of the Festival of Rociero Choirs in Nerja will kick-off.

From onwards are performances by Alalba.

On Tuesday at there will be another mass in honour of the Virgen del Pilar, patron of the Guardia Civil in Salvador’s Church.

At Plaza Tutti Frutti the afternoon celebrations kicks-off at wil the Orquestra Luna Flamenca and various Dj’s.

While at the Main Marquee there will be performances by dance schools, Orquestra Alalba and Duo Compas.

From onwards local bands will perform in ‘Nerja Rock Night’.

Source: Euro Weekly

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