From concerts to traditional events, the city lives in September an intense month of activities so you can choose what interests you most. And when it arrives on September 23rd, it's a big party in the city. The Local Festival of La Minerva begins! Three days of culture, folklore and tradition for the whole family.
In the Town Hall Square, you can see the dance de la Llopa (a figure that is an identity symbol of the city) and the dance of the giants of the city, Quirze and Minerva. They are always accompanied by the Mastegamosques, the big head of Calella that opens the way to the parades. The sound of traditional instruments captivates young and old, all fascinated with its elegance dance. The streets and squares of the city are filled with emotion during the “diada castellera” (human tower day), which brings together groups from all over the territory. And at dusk, the festival of light, gunpowder and colour begins with the celebration of the “correfoc”. You will see dragons and devils jumping among the sparks and dancing between bangers and firecrackers… Get ready to enjoy one of the most magical traditional celebrations of the Catalan people.
Check the program of the local Festival of La Minerva