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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.
Make a stained glass window for your house! The course goes from 23 August to 4 September. Maximum number of students is 15, so sign up today!

The course will be given by a Prodesor of Formación profesional, and his web site is viluz.com.

The cost per pupil is 100 euro plus materials, depending on how large the piece is.
More information: 660 663 368 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Web del profesor: viluz.com
Thursday, August 5:
8p.m. Last evening of the Triduum at the church San Sebastián in honor of Our Lady of the Snows, the patron of Gaucín
10:45 p.m.: The Court of Honor, 2010, leaves the Convento de Carmelitas in carriages, and goes in a parade to the fair grounds
Midnight: Official Inauguratión of the Feria 2010, by the Mayor, President of the Town Hall of Gaucín
00:30 a.m.: The Court of Honor 2010 is crowned
1 a.m.: Performance by the great orchestra "Natura" until the wee hours of the morning
Opening of the "caseta de juventud" (Músic and atmosphere for the young)

Friday, August 6:
7 p.m.: Children´s Fiesta with various activities and performances by the theatrical company "El Baúl de Cler"
11 p.m.: The great orchestra "Natura" and the dúo "Yellow" will perform music and dance until dawn
Midnight: Opening of the "caseta de juventud" (Músic and atmosphere for the young)

• The Tapas contest is winding down. If you haven´t taken part, use this weekend to try the tapas and to vote for the best one. Be sure to put your voting paper in one of the urns in the various tapas bars. There will be a drawing for a dinner for two at the Fructuosa.
• Friday, at 10:30p.m. in “El Convento:” Conferencia Flamenca with Manuel Bohórquez.
• Saturday at 10:00 a.m.: excursión to the cork forest for an Exhibitión of cork cutting by the gaucineños Francisco Lermos and Matías Rodríguez, and a sharing of drinks and food in the forest before returning to the pueblo.
• Saturday, at 10:30 p.m., the XIV editión of thel Festival Flamenco del Corcho Valle del Genal.

More information about these activities (schedules, participants, artists, etc.) at www.turismogaucin.com
It will be held in the Caseta Municipal, on Friday, 6 August, at 10 p.m. It will not be closed only to Association members, but open to all women in the village that evening. Those who choose can attend in rociera dress, which will enliven the proceedings. Following is the menu: 1) Starters – fritura de pescado and mariscos; 2) melón con jamón; 3) flamenquin casero or brocheta de solomillo con guarnición; 4) dessert – ice cream.

The cost is 18 euros, payable when one confirms attendance. Contacts for the dinner are Feli Carrasco, Celia Moya, Pepa Prieto or Andrea, before 4 August.

Also, raffle tickets are being sold for a crocheted bedspread. The money earned will be used for a trip.

In the foto: the Christmas dinner of the Association.