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The Fiestas del Carmen get to the fishing villages on the Costa Dorada

The Fiestas del Carmen get to the fishing villages on the Costa Dorada

Costa Dorada and Terres de l'Ebre. To mark the day the Virgin of Carmen, the municipalities of the Costa Dorada sailors celebrate the traditional maritime procession, arriving often accompanied by fireworks and castles, some peoples of the Terres de l'Ebre, including Controversial games with the Bulls. This year, the festival of the Virgin of Carmen last July 16 until 18 April. Generally, the central event of the festival is the maritime procession takes place on 16 July. That's when the Virgen del Carmen is taken in procession, is loaded into the boat and most important port begins a walk through the town.   Full programme for the Festivity in Cambrils Sailors from Serrallo escort its protective The residents of the neighborhood known Serrallo, sailors in the vast majority celebrate the Feast of Carmen with a colorful parade ground becomes maritime procession returned to the divinity of the sea their natural environment for several hours. The celebrations began yesterday with a ninth and a spectacular torchlight Rosary. The next day, July 16, events begin with a Mass at the Church of Carmen afternoon. In conclusion, the image of the Virgin is taken from the church and started the huge procession through the streets of the neighborhood Serrallo ending at the beach, opposite the Fishermen's Association. Once arrived at the port, fifty boats decorated for the occasion, one of which bears the image of the Virgin Mary, are at sea and begin a procession to the water. During the feast is sung the hymn "The Virgin of Carmen, Queen of Serrallo," a popular song that is sung for over half a century. During the journey by sea, the tuners Serrallo raise a pillar inside the ship carrying the Virgin, the only pillar castle that rises in the sea of all that are in Catalonia. One of the most outstanding events of the celebration is the return of the Virgin of Carmen in his parish, which has the peculiarity that runs on their knees. Evening procession with the protector of sailors from the Bottle The seaside town of the bottle celebrates the traditional maritime procession nocturnal aquatic spectacular fireworks display, an event that represents a point apart in the festive calendar of annual local sailors and navigators. The celebrations of the Virgin of Carmen last throughout the weekend closest to July 16 and as many other celebrations in the area, including traditional games with bulls. Both Friday and Sunday afternoon, the ampollencs ampollenques and play spaces for themselves to pursue the seaport with some bulls local farmer. The main event of the festival is the maritime procession takes place on July 16 evening. From days ago the entire fleet of ships, large and small, is adorned with ribbons of colored lights for this maritime parade, according to tradition, protect ships and sailors against accidents during the year. The image of the Madonna is loaded into the boat bigger and more alluring and began an evening walk along with other vessels, the port of the bottle. The boat with the image in the center of them all. When the maritime procession is over, start the firework display that converts the water bottle in the port of a source of light, noise and stunning brightness. Cambrils shines with the Virgen del Carmen The procession of the Virgen del Carmen again this year, a manifestation of popular culture and religion of the population cambrilenc. Appears in this case the parish of St. Peter, headed, as every year, for a large group of children accompanied by adults, all dressed in clothing typical seafood. The procession will begin and continue by land or sea. Then, the image will be returned to the church with a final section in which a portion of the image carriers will kneel.  

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