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SANT ANTONI / SANT SEBASTIA 2010 - POLLENSA

Note that this information applies to Pollensa town. There are separate celebrations in Puerto Pollensa as well, but no specific programme is available for these.

Saturday, 16 January:

17:30: Opening of Sant Antoni photography exhibition. Runs till 23 January at Club Pollença.

18:00: Bonfire competition. Visit by judges accompanied by bag-pipers.

21:00: Lighting of bonfires.

23:45: Handing out of prizes for bonfires. Plaça Major.

24:00: Pyrotechnic spectacular with the demons of Pollensa. Plaça Major.

Sunday, 17 January:

10:00: Traditional blessing of animals for Sant Antoni.

11:30: Departure for the finca of Ternelles to get the pine tree, with accompaniment by bag-pipers.

12:30: Lunch of pa amb oil, sardines and wine at Ternelles.

14:00: Return from Ternelles with the "Pi de Ternelles", arriving in the Plaça Vella, and finally the climbing of the tree.

20:00: Mass.

Wednesday, 20 January:

19:30: Procession with the image of Sant Sebastià and the "cavallets" (like sort of rocking horses without the rocking) and banners of Sant Sebastià. Followed by eucharist and dance.

Sunday, 23 January:

18:00: Farmworkers' dance. At the convent of San Domingo with performance by the school of dance.

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EASTER IN POLLENSA 2010

Holy Thursday, 1 April

21:00: The procession of blood. From the Plaça Major.

Good Friday, 2 April

21:00: The procession with the image of Jesus. From the Calvari oratory and down the steps.

Easter Sunday, 4 April

11:15: Procession "l'encontrada".


 

Note: This is not a complete listing of events. This is available from tourist offices but is usually only given out in Mallorquin - which is pretty useless

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