Week one of the Adeje Patronal Festival 2017 is well under way with a weekend full of colour, religion, music and dance ahead.
This weekend sees the Adeje Plaza de España and Calle Grande host various different festival events, with the Gala on Friday night, from 10am, where the different representatives from the neighbourhoods take to the stage in a themed show. This will be followed by the first of the fiesta’s big street parties, with live music from the Toque Latino group.
On Saturday in the Cruz de Llano, (the small roundabout at the bottom of the Calle Grande) there will be a number of live bands performing, including the Adeje municipal band, the Guía de Isora band, and guests from San Sebastián de Tejina and the Arafo. At 6pm mass in the parish church is sung by the Riveira polyphonic choir.
At 8.30pm the main festival parade takes place along the Calle Grande, a family night out and this will be followed by another street party in the Plaza de España from 11pm.
On Sunday October 8th a choral concert is scheduled for the Calle Grande at12.30pm, and the evening is replete with religious events, with 7pm mass and a procession with the participation of the Brylcan Nº2 army band. At 10pm the Parranda Chasnera plays in the Plaza de España and from midnight the Orchestra Deliciosa take over the stage.
Monday October 9th is a local fiesta day in Adeje, with banks, local primary and secondary schools as well as all municipal offices and centres closed. There will be a morning of events for kids in the Avenida Palo Mayor, music in the Calle Grande from midday with the Cardón group, mass at 6.30pm and a festival of humour in the Plaza España from 10pm. All events and concerts are free to the public and on most evenings the small fun fair in the parking at the back of the Adeje Cultural Centre will also be open.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS ADEJE 2017 PATRONAL FESTIVAL
WEDNESDAY 4TH OCTOBER 2017
8pm: Final Roque del Conde tournament: Adeje municipal football grounds
FRIDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2017
10pm:Gala Show “Adeje en el mundo”, a presentation of the representatives from different parts of the borough of Adeje: Plaza de España
12 midnight: Street party with the Group Toque Latino.
SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2017
9.30am Clay pigeon shooting “Adeje Patronal Fiestas” : Taucho municipal shooting grounds
5pm: Bands concert, with A.C. San Sebastiám (Tejina) A.M. Nivaria (Arafo) and the Guía and Adeje town bands. Cruz del Llano
6pm: Mass in the Santa Úrsula parish church sung by the Ribeira Polyphonic choir.
8.30pm: Traditional float parade with the representatives from each neighbourhood. : Calle Grande
11pm: Street party with the Maquinaria and Pasión Gomera bands.
SUNDAY 8TH OCTOBER 2017: DÍA DE LA VIRGEN
12 noon: Traditional ringing of the bells and fireworks in honour of The Virgin.
12.30: Performance of the Ribeira Polyphonic choir: Calle Grande
6.30pm. Bringing of the Municipal Banner from the Town Hall to the Parish church.
7pm: In the Santa Úrsula parish church, solemn Mass sung by the Ribeira Polyphonic choir and Offertory with the different parishes in the borough to Our Lady of the Incarnation. Followed by the procession of the Blessed Image carried by the bearers of Our Blessed Lady of the Incarnation and accompanied by religious and civil authorities, members of the Hermandad del Santísimo, the Mujeres Adejeras con la Virgin collective and the Adeje Patron Band and the Military Brass Band Nº2 Brylcan XVI. The evening culminates with the arrival of Our Lady.
10pm: ‘Maria mi Vida’ performed by the Parranda Chasnera
12 midnight: Street party with music from Deliciosa.
MONDAY 9TH OCTOBER 2017, CELBRATION OF ST ÚRSULA
11am – 2pm: Children’s play zone, bouncy castles, workshops: Avenida Palo Mayor
12 noon: Performance by Cardón group: Calle Grande
6.30pm In the Santa Úrsula parish church, solemn celebration of the Eucharist in honour of Saint Ursula, sung by the Adeje Santa Úrsula Parish Choir. Followed by the procession of the Blessed Image carried by the Porteadores, accompanied by the clergy and the authorities, the Hermandad del Santísimo, the Adeje Municipal Band. Fireworks.
10pm: Night of humour with comics from the Instinto Cómico group: Plaza de España.
TUESDAY 10TH OCTOBER 2017
6.3pm: Children’s Festival. ‘Canbaijú’, songs, dances and games with Güicho: Plaza de España
WEDNESDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2017
10pm: Factory of Arts: Plaza de España
THURSDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2017
9am – 1pm. Adeje Cross Sports eventPlace: Adeje Municipal Football Stadium
12 midday: Performace by ‘Mesturao’ soloists: Calle Grande
5pm – 7.30pm: Children’s activities: Calle Grande
8.30pm: Adeje Modern Music Orchestra Concert, : Plaza de España
FRIDAY 13TH OCTOBER 2017
8.30pm: Concert with Efecto Pasillo. : Plaza de España
12 midnight: Street party with music from Sabor Azul and Sabrosa
SATURDAY OCTOBER 14TH 2017
10am – 7pm. Seed exchange fair: Plaza de España
6pm: Mass, Santa Úrsula church
9pm: XXXIII Adeje Folklore Festival with invited guests, the Salamanca folklore group Alba de Tormes, the Tagomate group from Tajarafe-La Palma and the Adeje School of Folklore group. Plaza de España
11pm: Street party with the Corinto Band
SUNDAY 15TH OCTOBER 2017
10am – 12 noon Livestock Fair: El Cerco (parking zone behind Hacienda offices).
11am: Pilgrims mass and Offertory of local farmed produce to the town’s patron saints
1pm: Romería (parade) and offerings to the town’s patron saints. Followed by a Street Party with music from the Sensación Gomera and Maquinaria orchestra: Plaza de España.
Courtesy English Time Adeje