Sant Joan d’Alacant held for the first time this weekend, the festival of Sant Antoni. Some celebrations that will be organised by the Amuntagats els Association in collaboration with the departments of festivals and culture.
On Friday the 20th will be initiated with a conference in charge of David Climent entitled “Sant Antoni, the Foc i els dimonis”, at 20:00 hours in the municipal library. On Saturday the 21th, at 12:00 a pilot demonstration by the “Valencian Pilota Club of Benimagrell” at San Antonio street. At 18:00 hours in the same street, will take place the first meeting of traditional Valencian music with the Participation of different “collas” (groups) and the traditional dance group “L’espardenya i el canteret”. At 22:00 hours will run a “correfocs” organized by the “Dimonis abraxit” and the participation of three “collas”.
On Sunday the 22nd, departure from San Antonio Street in the direction of the parish church, the “pasacalles” (parade) with the pets that later will receive the blessings from the Priest. Later the Mass and the closing of the Festivals.