Discover Baix Penedès (Tarragona, Catalonia) in English – Agenda August 2013


Discover el Vendrell, Calafell, Cunit and the other parts of Baix Penedès. Here you find tourist information on Catalan and Catholic traditions, popular culture, human towers (castells), festes, fairs, festivals and other events which are unique or typical for the area and take place in August, 2013.

4, 11, 18, 25 August (Sundays)
El Vendrell (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Music + Local Traditions: Folk Music Festival5è Música a la Vila
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2 August (Friday); 21:00
Sant Vicenç de Calders
(El Vendrell, Baix Penedès, Tarragona); in the square plaça de la Vila de St. Vicenç
Catalan Cultures: Human towers (castells): Diada de la Festa Major
Team: Nens del Vendrell,
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? 2-3 August (Friday-Saturday)
Platja de Calafell (Calafell, Baix Penedès, Tarragona); near the building Confraria dels Pescadors
Muisc + Catalan Culture: Havaneres X Cantada d’Havaneres de la Costa Daurada a Calafell
Catalan havaneres (habaneras in Spanish) are songs which have their origin in the nineteenth century and among the so-called “Americanos” or “Indianos” – Catalans who had returned from Cuba and kept nostalgic memories of the island.
A glass of burnt rum – rom cremat – will be served in the break.

? 3-4 August (Saturday-Sunday)
Sant Vicenç de Calders
(El Vendrell, Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival – Festa Major
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? 4, 11, 18, 25 August (Sundays)
Segur de Calafell (Calafell, Baix Penedès, Tarragona); in the church església de l’Assumpció
Music + Local Traditions: Music Festival - XXXVII Festival de Música del Baix Penedès

11 August (Sunday); 13:00-16:00
Llorenç del Penedès (Baix Penedès, Tarragona); in the square plaça de la Vila
Catalan Culture: Human towers (castells): Diada de la Festa Major
Teams: Nens del Vendrell, Colla Jove Xiquets de Tarragona, Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls,
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15 August (Thursday)
Baix Penedès and the rest of Penedès, Catalonia and Spain
Public HolidayThe Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary into Heaven (Assumpció de la Mare de Deu)

15 August (Thursday)
La Bisbal del Penedès (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival - Festa Major
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15 August (Thursday); 12:00-14:00
La Bisbal del Penedès (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture: Human Towers (Castells): Diada
Teamd (colles): Colla Vella dels Castellers de Valls, Colla Joves Castellers de Valls,
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23 August (Friday); 21:00
Albinyana (Baix Penedès, Tarragona); in the square plaça Major
Catalan Culture: Human towers (castells): Diada Festa Major de Sant Bartomeu
Team: Nens del Vendrell
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24-25 August (Saturday-Sunday)
Arboç (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival - Festa Major
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25 August (Sunday); 13:00-16:00
Arboç (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture: Human Towers (castells): Diada
Teams (colles): Minyons de l’Arboç, Castellers de Vilafranca, Colla Jove Xiquets de Tarragona, Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls
and others
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25 August (Sunday)
Albinyana (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions:: Town Festival - Festa Major
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29 August (Thursday)
Santa Oliva (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Catalan Culture + Local Traditions: Town Festival – Festa Major de Santa Oliva
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? 30August-1 September (Friday-Sunday)
Calafell (Baix Penedès, Tarragona)
Historical Heritage + Local Traditions: Theme Days + Fair - “The Medieval Calaphel”
Workshops, tours guided by actors and a medieval market
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