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Semana Grande

August 9 August 15

Semana Grande are the festivities in Gijon in honor of Our Lady of Begoña from Friday 9th to Thursday 15th August 2019. There are many festive activities and concerts mainly around Plaza Mayor and Poniente Beach. One of the highlights is the fireworks on the night of 14th August.

Friday 9th August

  • 21:30 Opening Speech of the festivities from the Town Hall Plaza Mayor by skater Sheila Posada
  • 21:45 Closing concert for the 19th International Bagpipe Festival Villa de Xixon at Poniente Beach

Saturday 10th August

  • 21:00 Varry Brava concert at Plaza Mayor
  • 23:00 Diana Navarro concert at Poniente Beach

Sunday 11th August

  • 21:00 Mastodonte concert at Plaza Mayor
  • 23:00 Gecko Turner concert at Poniente Beach

Monday 12th August

  • 21:00 Los Berrones concert at Plaza Mayor
  • 23:00 Lola Indigo concert at Poniente Beach

Tuesday 13th August

  • 21:00 Pioneros del Rock & Lorenzo Santamaria concert at Plaza Mayor
  • 23:00 La Fuga concert at Poniente Beach

Wednesday 14th August

  • 22:00 Orquesta Assia concert at Poniente Beach
  • Fireworks from Cerro de Santa Catalina at midnight
  • Followed by Orquesta Tabu at Paseo de Begoña

Thursday 15th August

  • 10:00-22:00 Piano Marathon from Gijon International Piano Festival at Paseo de Begoña
  • 12:30 Bailables concert from Gijon Band at Paseo de Begoña
  • 14:00 Danza Prima and Restallon fireworks at San Lorenzo Beach

Other Activities

In addition, there are many other fun activities available in Gijon during those days:

Have a great time and enjoy Semana Grande in Gijon!



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