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Horse shows and games and career has sacks of hazelnuts in Sant Jaume Reus

Horse shows and games and career has sacks of hazelnuts in Sant Jaume Reus

Reus. Costa Dorada. To maintain one of the oldest traditions of the holiday calendar of the city and the exhibition schedule of Catalonia, the Patronato Municipal de Turismo y Comercio de Reus organizes traditional Sant Jaume Fair, which this year celebrates the 666 anniversary since that was the year 1343 when King Pere III granted the town of Reus the award for organizing the fair. By organizing this event, the Board wants positioning as Feria de Sant Jaume a fun event like the "Feria de Reus night" where citizens and visitors can enjoy an extensive program of activities for all ages and enjoy dinner “a la fresca”. After the good reception he had a change of location of the fair last year, with an extensive area of parking, the Feria de Sant Jaume was rerun in the Park Festival, the venue located on Avenue of Riudoms (very near the Parc dels Capellans Reus). The Fair is open every day 24th, 25th and 26th of July from 19 to 24 h. The main activities organized during the Feria de Sant Jaume 2009 are: 14 ª Horse Fair It is the most prominent feature of the Feria de Sant Jaume. Organized by the Amics del Cavalls dels Baix Camp, in the presence of different horse farms and equestrian centers of demarcation. During the fair will be conducted a series of exhibitions, competitions and horse shows at the fairgrounds arena. Appreciates the great horse show to be held every night and that will be borne by the French company "Los Rios Horse Show." The show will be attended by eight horses and riders 5 and will last approximately 50 minutes. This is a great opportunity to see a great show for the first time coming to Spain. Dinner Tasting Fair Sant Jaume Prepared and served by the ranchers and farmers in the area, buying the ticket 10 € menu is able to taste the specialties of integrated tomato salad, lamb, pork, rabbit and desserts that have the same producers and cooks. Organized with the support of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Action of the Generalitat, this business is, from a few years ago, one of the most successful of the Fira de Sant Jaume, which allows visitors to enjoy outdoor a menu of top quality local produce. 13th race carrying sacks of hazelnuts, Grand Prize "Union." Trophy "Xola" One of the biggest events and most genuine of the Feria de Sant Jaume de Reus, where participants are charged a bag of hazelnuts from 58 kilos to the back to complete a journey of about 900 meters. In this edition the race will take place on Saturday 26th at 20:30 h on a circuit near to the Fair. Career carry sacks of hazelnuts is the first of three races which are held every year in Reus, Valls and Riudoms and is part of the grand prize UNION. Entertainment at night and traditional elements Located on the stage at the Fair, as usual, there will be a show every night different. On Friday and Saturday night at 22 pm, dance exhibitions will be carried out (lounge, Latin, standard ...) and Sunday at 21 am, will be sung in the traditional Havanans by the group Penjats de l'Ham. Furthermore, the Fair also has a space dedicated to funfair for children.

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