San Mateo, Ibiza Fiesta details

September 7th, 2009 - 1:46 pm Posted in fiesta, ibiza, San Mateo | Comments (0)


As traditional a village as they come: A church, a few bars and just a few houses, that’s it! Almost all year it is very quiet here in Sant Mateu, but when their patron saint’s day is celebrated on 21st September it’s not only residents who put on their dancing shoes. Many other island residents and holidaymakers from abroad come and help the village to celebrate.

The festival programme starts on 5th September and continues throughout the whole month.Saturday, 5th September 8:00 pm: Poetry Reading at the Sa Cova Winery
Sunday, 6th September 10:00 am: Bicycle Tour for everyone
Saturday, 12th Sept. 7:00 pm: Folk Dancing with Colla de Vila

Friday, 18th September 9:00 pm: Grand Carnival in the village – typical Ibicencan desserts will be served – with live music
9:00 pm: Opening of a Photo Exhibition in the sports centre about the folk dance groups of the village – the exhibition continues until 21st September
Saturday, 19th Sept. 6:30 pm: Children’s Festival on the sports field, with Espectaculo de Cachirulo and others
9:00 pm: Classical Music Concert with young musicians from Sant Mateu
10:00 pm: Live Music with Complot
Sunday, 20th September 12:00 noon: Mass for the village elders,
followed by folk dancing and a parade with decorated horse carriages
6:00 pm: Music and Dance on the sports field
8:30 pm: Performance by the Es Cubells theatre group.
Monday, 21st September 12:30 pm: Mass in the church followed by a procession and folk dancing

9:30 pm: Live Music with s’Atalaia
Sunday, 27th September starting at 10 am: People’s Run for young and old

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