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Wednesday, September 29, 2021

El Rosario celebrates its patron saint festivities in Machado from October 1 to 10

The festivities in honor of Our Lady of the Rosary will take place in the Plaza de la Ermita de Machado

The festivities of the district of Machado (El Rosario) in honor of the Virgen del Rosario, patron of the municipality to which it gives its name, will be held again in its 2021 edition, repeating the successful formula of the festivities of La Esperanza: the creation of a Cultural Enclosure with which guarantees the security measures and the online broadcasting of the events so that, given the capacity restrictions, a greater number of people can enjoy the programmed events. 

The patron saint festivities will take place between Friday 1 and Sunday 10 October.

The events begin on Friday, October 1, starting at 9:00 p.m., with a tribute concert to the festivals of the Canary Islands, which will feature performances by the Los Ideales orchestra and the singers Pepe Benavente, Falo Rodríguez, Argelio Rodríguez and Lope Gallardo. This event will be broadcast on the YouTube channel of the Latin music station Radio Rumberos FM.

On Saturday, October 2, starting at 8:00 p.m., it will be the turn of the Big Band Revelation, a new format devised by the Barranco Hondo Revelation orchestra in a "big band" format. To end the first weekend of celebration, on Sunday 3 the first Eucharist will be celebrated in honor of the Virgin of Our Lady of the Rosary, with the participation of the MCA "Princesa Yaiza", and starting at 7:00 p.m. the II Meeting of Soloists, under the musical direction of Marcos del Castillo and with the voices of Miriam Reyes, Iván Quintana, Javi Hernández, Miriam Cruz and Virginia Torres. This meeting will be broadcast on municipal social networks.

On the occasion of the festival of Our Lady of the Rosary, on Thursday, October 7, which will be a holiday in the municipality of El Rosario, the solemn Eucharist will be officiated in the hermitage of Machado from 12:30 p.m. and, from At 7:00 p.m., a special concert by Los Cantadores will take place, which can also be followed through the municipal social networks.

Finally, on Thursday, October 8, at 7:30 p.m., the traditional mass will be offered for the deceased of the neighbourhood and the municipality; while on Sunday the 10th, at 12:30 pm, the festivities will conclude with the Solemn Eucharist, with the accompaniment of the MCA «Princesa Yaiza».

To attend any event it is essential to register in advance by calling 922 01 01 60 Ext. 1004, 1008 and 1007 or by sending an email to fiestas@ayuntamientoelrosario.org. All performances are free and people registered in El Rosario will have priority. 

El Rosario recupera sus fiestas patronales, que se celebran en Machado del 1 al 10 de octubre