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Salou held from 3 to 6 September the celebrations of King James I

King James I in Salou 2015_2

Salou. Costa Dorada. 01 September 2015. Salou September begins with the feast of King James this year celebrates its twentieth edition of the festival and that leads to the capital of the Costa Dorada several new features intended to encourage participation of the people and to project the party the territory. Under this premise a medieval show explicitly created for King James lafiesta be released, "Hostal de Bernat" from the hand of the company Quico Celio, Noi i Mut of Ferreries, National Culture Award 2015, which will be displayed in the courtyard of the Torre Vella in various functions afternoon and evening of Friday 4 to Sunday 6 September. Tickets for the show are priced at 10 euros and can be purchased at the Department of Culture, Tourism and the box office before the show.

In the same spirit, the nights of 4 and 5 September will be projected on the facade of the Torre Vella a spectacular mapping created for the occasion "Conquering History". It is a format never performed in Salou that tell the story of King James I and his link with the municipality. This festival is jointly organized by the Department of Culture and Festivals and Economic Development, Trade, and Consumer Markets with will energize the city and create events to help raise the visibility of the town's history and culture and provide content the festive season.

As a novelty, too, and with the intention to involve citizens in the festival this year will be decorated and drive a new shopping center, Via Roma. This area will be dressed in medieval banners and the presence of a military camp of the time with scheduled activities. It will also have horse patrols King James I to be around next shops to recruit soldiers.

One of the most anticipated highlights of the festival: the parade on Saturday 5th September with more than 400 people, who will this year with more animation and participating companies, along with a large participation of people in Salou, as usual.
This parade will leave at 19h from Plaza de Francesc Macia, on top of the Via Roma, and go to look for the entourage of King James I in the Torre Vella, where will at 20h to Levante Beach where it will end the act with a series of medieval exhibits.

How could it be otherwise, this twentieth edition maintain and highlight the traditional medieval market, which opens on September-3 in the old part of town, which will have positions of traditional products, workshops, children's activities and attractions besides This street entertainment every day on a regular basis.

The medieval market was born with the will to revitalize the party of King James. You can find artisans selling products that offer many different items such as amulets, antiques and brass, jewelry, woodwork, witches, pottery, lamps and goblins, slippers, glass, soaps and lotions, leather belts, board games , mirrors, perfumes, minerals, salts and oils, oil paintings, wineskins, juggling, etc. Visitors may purchase food products: candies, preserves and handmade pastries, pancakes, sausages, cheeses, herbs and chocolate.

There will be craft workshops (blacksmith, saddler, glass blowing, shields and swords, the goldsmith, the Arab calligrapher or bread oven), games and children's workshops, caravan of donkeys, musicians on period instruments and representations theater.

Medieval culinary trail

Besides all these activities, the festival will feature the regular programming, as the medieval gourmet menus. In these medieval gastronomic routes more than 20 restaurants, most of them in the old town, which have designed special menus with recipes from the book of medieval cuisine Sent Sovi involved. This year, as well as incorporating new municipal market on the route since medieval recipes distribute kitchen and make wine tastings, tasting vermouth and activities for children. This route starts on Monday August 31 and end on September 6.

The conquest of Mallorca

With the party of King James, Salou recreates the conquest of Mallorca by the monarch against the Saracens.
The year was 1229 when King James I of Aragon began, from the port of Salou a new adventure to conquer Mallorca. The feat is rooted in the history of Salou and is commemorated every year on the first weekend of September, a celebration that has a medieval character and is per starring James I and his wife Violant Hungary.

Party programa XX King James I
Medieval show 
"The inn Bernat" With the company Quico Celio, the boy and Mut Ferreries. National Culture Award in 2015.
In the courtyard of the Torre Vella
Stay for a few moments in the thirteenth century where Bernard will open the doors of the hostel and we invite sweet wine while baldana offers traditional charms of its establishment. Eye, evil tongues say that Bernard hides a secret. Live music, theater, circus and lots of humor.

Sessions:
  • Friday 4 September at 19: 00h, 21: 00h and 22: 30h
  • Saturday 5 September at 18: 00h, 22: 30h and 24: 00h
  • Sunday 6 September at 19: 00h, 21: 00h and 22: 30h
Price of the show: € 10 per person.
Duration: 1 hour.
Ticket sales to the Department of Culture of the City Council, the Tourist Board and the box office before the show.
Limited seating.

Mapping The JamesKing "Conquering history"
Audiovisual show in the courtyard outside the tower.
Discover the fascinating story of King James I and his links to Salou.
Old Tower itself will be support for the projection of a unique work in a few minutes will take us back to the era of King James I in a way like never before've lived in Salou.

Sessions:
  • Friday 4 September at 22: 00h and 23: 30h
  • Saturday 5 September at 22: 00h and 23: 30h
Free entrance.
Approximate time: 8 minutes.
Limited seating.

"The camp almogavers"
Next to the Municipal Market. During the 5th and 6th of September.
Visit the medieval military camp and you see these activities:

  • 11: 00h. Opening of camp
  • 11: 30h. Round guard Almogavar the market
  • 12: 00h. Instruction combat soldiers
  • 13: 00h. Small School Knights
  • 14: 00h. Closing Camp
  • 17: 00h. Opening of camp
  • 17: 30h. Round guard Almogavar the market
  • 18: 30h. Small School Knights
  • 19: 30h. Tournament Knights
  • 20: 30h. Closing Camp

Out of King James I and his entourage
Saturday, september 5

The troops are mobilizing the crown, the king gave the order. Finally Salou is the place where King James I gather his troops to march towards Mallorca.

From all corners of the kingdom divides people on the coast next to the monarch salouenca: nobles, peasants, knights, priests, soldiers ... and of course, King James at the helm, accompanied by his wife Yolanda of Hungary and its retinue of guards, reporters and officials.

Expected from 19: 30h streets of Salou live the arrival of the troops and the followers of the King, who will enter the old Roman road, the Via Roma to join the royal company.
When the sun begins to fall, at about 20pm from the tower all the procession will start, with the King at the front. The cortege will fall by Barcelona street from the beach on the eastern mark the starting point to set sail for Mallorca.
While waiting on the kingdom, history awaits.

Route: Via Roma Torre old Via Aurelia, Via Roma, Barcelona Street, Breakwater Wharf, Levante beach.

Medieval market

Dates: 3 to 6 September
Location: C / Poniente C / Church, C / Rafael Casanova, C / Joan Miró and C / Pins.

THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2015

Morning
11:00 Inaugural Parade with speech
11:30 reached distant lands
11:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
12:00 Action theatrical perfume
12:00 magical book
12:30 The capture of the Dragon
12:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
13:00 Action circus
13:00 magical book
13:30 Troubadour Garzon
13:30 Arab musicians and dancer
14:00 Goblins

Afternoon
18:00 Arab musicians and dancer
18:00 Goblins
18:30 Action theatrical Etilio soldier
18:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
19:00 Troubadour Garzon
19:00 magical book
19:30 The capture of the Dragon
19:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
20:00 magical book
20:30 Function circus fakir duel

Night
21:00 Troubadour Garzon
21:00 reached distant lands
21:30 Arab musicians and dancer
22:00 Fire Festival

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015

Morning
11:00 Opening Parade
11:30 reached distant lands
11:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
12:00 Action theatrical Ramon forest
12:00 magical book
12:30 The capture of the Dragon
12:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
13:00 Action circus
13:00 magical book
13:30 Troubadour Garzon
13:30 Arab musicians and dancer
14:00 Goblins

Afternoon
18:00 Arab musicians and dancer
18:00 Goblins
18:30 Action theatrical perfume
18:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
19:00 Troubadour Garzon
19:00 magical book
19:30 The capture of the Dragon
19:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
20:00 magical book
20:30 Role of circus, magic and juggling

Night
21:00 Troubadour Garzon
21:00 reached distant lands
21:30 Arab musicians and dancer
22:00 Fire Festival

SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2015

Morning
Musical entertainment 11:00
11:30 Songs and romances Bruno Buenavista
11:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
12:00 magical book
12:30 acrobatics and balance
13:00 At the edge of the stories
13:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
13:30 The magic book
Musical entertainment 14:00

Afternoon
Musical entertainment 18:00
18:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
18:30 acrobatics and balance
18:30 The magic book
19:00 Fabulejant, canturrejant
19:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
Musical entertainment 19:30
19:30 The magic book
20:00 acrobatics and balance
20:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
20:30 Songs and romances Sephardim
20:30 The magic book

Night
Musical entertainment 21:30
22:00 Beata

SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2015

Morning
Musical entertainment 11:00
11:30 Songs and romances Bruno Buenavista
11:30 Children's workshops Magic Book
12:00 magical book
12:30 acrobatics and balance
13:00 At the edge of the stories
13:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
13:30 The magic book
Musical entertainment 14:00

Afternoon
Musical entertainment 18:00
18:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
18:30 acrobatics and balance
18:30 The magic book
19:00 Fabulejant, canturrejant
19:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
Musical entertainment 19:30
19:30 The magic book
20:00 acrobatics and balance
20:00 Children's workshops Magic Book
20:30 Songs and romances Sephardim
20:30 The magic book

Night
Musical entertainment 21:30
22:00 Beata

EVERYDAY
KIDS CORNER
CHILDREN'S ATTRACTION
Morning 11: 00 to 14: 00h every day
Afternoon 17:00 to 21: 00h every day


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 18:30 pm in the Public Library of Salou.
"The image of James I in the nineteenth and twentieth century art," lecture by Antonio Salcedo, Professor of History and History of Art at the URV.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 11 am, in the courtyard outside the tower.
 
"Competition James I the Conqueror." Awards and read the best works of the first literary contest organized by the Calami Salou.

From 10 to 12 September
"XXIX Race King James"
Organized by the Yacht Club Salou





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