The fairgrounds of Los Dolores, located in the Plaza Virgen de Los Dolores of this county council of Cartagena, will be the epicenter of the festivities in honor of the patron saint. The official events, which begin this Friday, September 9 and will run until Thursday 15, include a paella contest, a water battle for children and a day dedicated to the elderly.
A week full of activities that will open tomorrow with the parade of the comparsa Lemon and Salt (11h), the proclamation of the festivities by the president of the neighborhood council, Julia Otón (22h) and a big dance enlivened by the duo Minerva (22.30h), which will also be held the coronation ceremony of the misses.
On Sunday 11, the day of the patron saint, will take place the reveille floreada (10h), an exhibition of antique cars (11h), paella contest (14h), the solemn mass (19h), the procession through the streets (20h) and a big dance enlivened by the group Azabache (22h).
The rest of the week is marked by musical performances, such as Acualera Music (10th) and Leidy Luna (12th); ribbon race (10th); entertainment workshop organized by Telepizza (12th) and dance exhibition (13th). On the 12th there will be a day dedicated to the elderly with a ballroom dancing masterclass and on the 14th, a day for young people with a water battle, foam party and disco.
The end of the festivities will be on Thursday 15. Throughout the day there will be a mass in honor of the patron saint at 7.30 pm, a variety show (21h) and a gastronomic tasting (23.30h). A big fireworks display at midnight will bid farewell to the 2022 festivities.