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GAUCÍN: Balcony of the Ronda Mountains where the Holy Child appeared to St. John of God.
The illustrious, always noble, very hospitable village of Gaucín.
Saturday 17 September:
A concert in the Pabellon in aid of the "association AFESOL", an Andalucian Association that works to support individuals and their families who are dealing with mental health issues.  Paloma Cubillas will be playing the piano and singing. The concert starts at 9pm and entrance is 5€.

Benefit 1

Saturday 24 September:
A big event in aid of the refugees in Greece that will take place mainly in the plaza. This has been organised by Maria Rosa Penarroya, who many of you may know has lived in GAUCIN for 15 years and who went to Greece as a volunteer in April. The aim is to raise money for a charity called Himaya and you can find more information on their website Himaya.es 

The event starts at 12:30 with a procession by the village band from Paseo Ana Toval  towards the plaza. Then from 1:30pm there will be a performance by dancers from the village, bingo and Paella.  At 5pm Paloma will sing and play piano, followed by family entertainment at 6:30pm, flamenco at 8pm, hip hop fusion at 9:30pm and finally Biagra will be playing at 11pm. It does promise to offer entertainment for all tastes and may be the last big event for a while so let's all try and give some support.

Benefit 2
Monday 05 September - evening of folk music from Romania and Columbia, Plaza del Santo Niño, 21:30hrs.

Folklorico
Wednesday 07 September

09:00hrs: Procession through the streets accompanied by the Municipal band

12:00hrs: Solemn tolling of bells to announce the eve of the Santo Niño festival

19:00hrs: The statue of Santo Niño will be brought down from the castle to the church where the eighth Mass of the nine novenas of Santo Niño will be celebrated

23:00hrs: Fiesta in the Plaza del Santo Niño - music from 'Dinamic' and 'Latidos'

Thursday 08 September

09:00hrs: Procession through the streets accompanied by the Municipal band

12:00hrs: Mass in the church in honour of Santo Niño and San Juan de Dios

17:30hrs: Solemn procession of the statues of Santo Niño and San Juan de Dios

23:00hrs: Fiesta in the Plaza del Santo Niño - music from 'Dinamic' and 'Latidos'
Gaucin's first Pipirrana (typical salad from Málaga) and Gazpacho workshop/demonstration will be held on Saturday 03 September at 13:30hrs in Paseo Ana Toval:

Gazpacho festival
Ruta nocturna fotos

Ruta nocturna fotos1

Ruta nocturna fotos2

Photos by Maria Jose Marquez Calvente.
The programme for the Romería de La Adelfilla on Sunday 28 August is as follows:

08:30 Procession leaves the church of San Sebastián carrying the image of Santo Niño
09:00 The romería leaves the Plazoleta to follow the Camino de Gibraltar; accompanied by the Pipers of Setenil
11:00 Flamenco mass will be celebrated at the Ermita de San Juan. Transport can be provided for senior citizens - please ask at the church for details.
13:00 Music and dancing with Duo Latidos
14:00 Paella for all
18:30 The procession returns to the village along the Camino de Gibraltar
GMB Travel are offering a trip to Galicia and northern Portugal that leaves Gaucín on 10 October:

For more information click here:
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GMB TRAVEL & GMC SEGUROS
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29480 GAUCIN
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TELEFONO 952151321
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Opening times: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 16:00 to 20:00hrs. Later on we will be open every weekday morning and afternoon.

See also:
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There will be a moonlit walk on Saturday 20 August. Meet at 21:00hrs outside Casa Antonia (Plaza de Santo Niño). The walk will be approx. 12km and take about 3-4hrs (it usually involves a snack stop!). Bring a torch - it can be quite dark in the forest despite the full moon!

Ruta nocturna
Feria Queen - Eva Montero Mendoza

Feria reina juvenil 2016

Infant Feria Queen - Aroa Ortega Trujillo (on the right)

Feria reina infantil 2016

Thanks to Maria Jose Marquez Calvente for the photos.
Cork cutting - an important part of the local economy - seen during the recent Cultural Week:

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Cork 2016 1

Cork 2016 2

Cork 2016

Cork 2016 3

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