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Humor, music and costumes in a Winter Festival with the Cós Blanc as main course

The Department of Culture is in charge of coordinating the program



Salou. Costa Dorada. 19 January 2019.
The humor, music and costumes related to the annual Cós Blanc parade make up a program of the Salou Winter Festival, which this year offers more than 70 free acts. El Cós Blanc premieres prizes in this 2019 edition for the best costume, the best float and the best comparsa. The comic actor, Txabi Franquesa, will be in charge of giving this Friday, January 25, the 11-day start of the Winter Festival in Salou with the traditional proclamation in the TAS. It will be the first act of the more than seventy proposals from the Department of Culture and Festivals and in collaboration with Sports, Youth, Children, Social Action, or the Antenna of Knowledge of the URV, among others and in collaboration with the entities of the municipality they are included in the festive program that was presented this morning. Activities for all ages and all free of charge -except two nights of humor with monologuistas al envelat- make up a varied program that will also welcome the new heirs and heir of 2019.
This new edition of the Winter Festival has the participation of some 40 entities and associations of the municipality, and 28 groups, who participate directly in the events planned at the party. The Department of Culture and Festivals is responsible for coordinating the programming that this year maintains the specific image for each of the clubs with confeticonas that will be disseminated through social networks and identify each group.
This morning during the press conference for the presentation of the program, the Councilor for Culture and Festivals, Mª José Rodríguez, accompanied by the area technician, Salva Mimbrera, wanted to thank "the effort, work and the willingness of the associations to assemble a party for all where there is, in addition, a great participation of the entities of Salou "and has ensured that" the associative fabric is in good shape ".
Monologues of humor and lots of music
One of the acts prior to the start of the party will be the show "The tonsils of my tonsils are my tonsils" by Luis Piedrahita, on Thursday January 24 at 9 pm in the envelat. You can also enjoy on Friday 25 of the humor show "#lodelarisa" by Nacho García, Tomás García and Txabi Franquesa, at 22 hours in the envelat. For both shows, you can buy tickets at the Department of Culture and Festivities of the City of Salou, for the price of € 10 if it is early and € 15 if it is at the box office the same day from 20h. The payment can only be made by card, and the capacity will be limited.
Another of the axes of the festival is the musical activity of free character, on the one hand, the performance of Blas Cantó, one of the most promising artists in the current Spanish music scene (Saturday, January 26 at 11 pm en envelat), followed by Afterparty agrorumba and olé by Dj OGT. The Flaix FM Festival will also be held with the presence of Sergi Domene, Jordi Véliz and Cosmik (on Friday, January 25 at 00: 30h in the envelat); the Collas festival with the New Alaska orchestra and the Atabaladors of Salou and the Fiesta Disc Colles FM19 (on Thursday, January 31 starting at 11 pm in the envelat); the Great dance with the Pasarela orchestra (on Friday, February 1 at 11 pm in the envelat); the Disco Party Non Stop Coso Blanco (Friday, February 1 at 03h in the envelat); the Great Dance with the Montgrins orchestra (on Saturday, February 2 at 12 o'clock at night in lel envelat); the Remember Night Session (on Saturday, February 2 at 03h in the envelat); or the End of Party Dance with the Nueva Etapa orchestra on Sunday, February 3 at 5 pm and 8:30 p.m.
In addition, on Thursday January 31 you can also enjoy the radio program "Soroll" Camp de Tarragona, by Jordi Cartañà of the Cadena SER, at 20:00 in the Costa Dorada Room of the Civic Center of Salou.
Traditional acts
As for the traditional acts, the institutional reception of the mayor and the corporation will be carried out to the entities and associations from Saloue (Saturday, January 26 at 1:00 pm), which this year previously held the parade of popular elements and the fashion parade from the TAS and until the Vella Tower; or the twelfth edition of the Exhibition and workshops for young and old from the Xarxa de Cultura Catalana de Salou (Saturday 26 from 5pm in the TAS corridor). Also, there will be a meeting of giants (Sunday January 27 at 11:00 a.m.) that already adds 33 years of exits and glimpses through the streets of the municipality with exit from the Plaza de la Paz, along with the subsequent dance of sardanas; the tribute to the elderly at the theater with the musical performance of the Ruben's group (Monday January 28 at 5:00 pm at the theater); the homage to the elderly woman in the Torre Vella (Thursday, January 31st at 7pm); and the choir concert with the performances of the Coral Alborada, Coral Eixàrcia and the Corazón Vasco Ama Lur at the TAS (Friday, February 1 at 8:30 p.m.).
In addition, you can enjoy the play "Return my body" with the group Theater Association (Sunday 27 at 8:00 PM at the TAS); from the traditional devil parade and fire elements with the Collados Diables Malditos, Brujas "Latemó", La Morena de Salou and other invited groups (Sunday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m. with the Via Roma); and the inauguration of the sample of local artists (Friday February 1 at 7 pm at the Torre Vella) that will remain open until March 2.
On Sunday, February 3, the dawns of grallers will march through the streets of the town, the day that will also be held the XII Scooterista meeting "Winter Festival" on the Paseo Jaume I from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the gates Open to visit the Club Náutico from 12:00 a.m., and the popular fideuosa at 1:30 p.m. for a price of 1 euro (ticket sales at 12:00 p.m.).
Minutes for the little ones
The Festa Major also provides for numerous acts dedicated to children organized by the Children's Council through the Club Xic'S: highlight the inauguration of the Xic'S Fair on the Paseo 30 de octubre, corner with calle Tarragona (Friday 25 from 17 : 30h); Salta Xic'S with inflatables and workshops to get to know the popular culture of the municipality in the TAS square (on Saturday January 26 at 5:00 p.m.); the show "Struc Màgic Teatre, by Javi el Mago, on the spotlight (Tuesday, 29th and Wednesday, January 30th at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.); and the already consolidated Cós Blanc Xic'S at the main party showroom with the La Cremallera entertainment group (Friday, February 1 at 5:30 p.m.).
There will also be a series of events aimed at children, such as the percussion workshop at the Children's Station Estación del Carrilet on Monday January 28 at 5:30 p.m.; Fashion Xic'S on Monday, January 28, where makeup workshops, tattoos, etc will be held; and the Diver-Xic'S Zone where you can enjoy inflatables, workshops and children's entertainment (on Thursday January 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the sports center of Xalets de Salou, on Friday, February 1 at 10:30 p.m. Place Cala Crancs de Cap Salou, and Sunday 3 at 11:30 p.m. at Espigó del Moll). In addition to the sales at the Xic'S fair on Sunday 3 and Monday 4th of February with attractions at 1.5 euros; the Brico Xic'S area at the store on Monday 4th of February from 10:30 p.m.; and the "Cösmix" family show with the classic Teatre Mòbil on Monday 4 at 5:30 p.m. at the TAS.
Sports events
But the Salou's main festival is also made up of a large sports section, with special emphasis on the more than consolidated 24-hour soccer tournament that this year reaches the 22nd edition and will be held at the Salou Center Sports Pavilion Center on Saturday 26 January, starting at 6 pm, and it will be extended until Sunday 27 at 6:15 p.m., where the final of the tournament will be played. Next, at 8:00 pm, you can enjoy the league match EBA Club Bàsquet Salou vs. Club Bàsquet Tarragona. The eighth edition of the school chess Olympiad will also be held at the Botanical Park (Saturday January 26 at 10 am); the popular pedestrian crowd this year celebrates 25 years of experience ((Sunday January 27 at 10:30 p.m.) and the Festa Major Walk organized by the CAR at the same time, and the petanque tournament (Sunday, February 3, 9:00 p.m. at 2pm).
In addition, you can enjoy the local botifarra championship at Sala Europa of the TAS (Thursday January 31 at 9:30 p.m.); of the 18th local domino tournament (Friday, February 1, starting at 3:30 p.m.), in addition to the sixth edition of the Skate Party at the Manel Albinyana Park (Friday, February 21st at 6:00 p.m.), between a long list of activities They coordinate from sports.

The big day of the party
Thus, on February 2, considered the Great Day of the Winter Festival, the Cós Blanc party has the most exponent when many people from the town go out into the traditional parade of the trolleys that arrive this year to the 39th edition. It will count with the participation of 28 themed conveyors that will move more than 3,800 people and that - year after year - attract thousands and thousands of spectators from all over the territory and foreign visitors who are looking to find out about the party. In addition, it will be broadcast live by TAC12 which, like last year, will be holding a contest that will reward the most televising band.



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