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Torredembarra celebrates the fourth edition of the Battle of the Festival

Torredembarra celebrates the fourth edition of the Battle of the Festival

Torredembarra. Costa Dorada. The Department of Trade and Economic Development and the Tourist Board has organized the fourth edition of the Festival of the Battle of Torredembarra which will be held this Saturday and Sunday, 28 and 29 May 2011, the streets of old town. This is the main novelty of this year as the event happens one to two days. The other news that said the mayor, Daniel Masagué are expanding the market in the old streets are joining Edward Benot and Butcher, conducting a round table with papers on the War Succession and activities for children such as caravan burrito. Remember that the Battle of the Festival is a historic recreation, cultural, recreational and festive for this weapon in Torredembarra happened on 16 July 1713, under the Succession War. That day at Tower, they faced a platoon of volunteers led by Rafael Catalan Nephew (500 horsemen and 750 infantry and rifle) and a detachment of the army commanded by Brigadier Bourbon Diego Gonzalez, with three companies of grenadiers , 300 horsemen and more than 1,000 soldiers. The battle ended with a defeat of General Nebot. Peter Fountain, president of the Municipal Councillor for Tourism and Trade and Economic Development, has claimed that after four years to carry out the Party Battle Torredembarra wants to be the cradle of Catalan historical recreation of the fact that weapons will soon reach its high point of celebration of 300th anniversary. For his part, Michel Carmona, the company Alchemy in charge of production technique, the Party also stressed that the battle has a very good basis to have a great future and be a reference to Catalonia. Main activities Market 1713: with cheese, cakes, sweets, sausages, honey, flowers, wine, wafers, crafts. Saturday and Sunday, morning and afternoon. Crafts eighteenth century: the plumber, the blacksmith, the baker, the tatting ... Saturday and Sunday, morning and afternoon. Historical simulation games on the Age of Enlightenment. Saturday and Sunday, morning and afternoon. Caravan burrito for children. Saturday and Sunday, morning and afternoon. Historical recreation of the battle: Recreation of a military camp in 1713 with soldiers, tents, weapons, fire ... With groups Almansa 1707, Miquelets Miquelets Catalonia and the Kingdom of Valencia. The camp, located in Castle Square, will open Saturday at 18 there is mounted until Sunday afternoon. Carried out parades, military instructions, Baroque dances ... Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning and afternoon. Roundtable: "The War of Succession: 3 visions of a conflict." Speakers: Jorge Guasch, historian Torredembarra; Borruel Anna Maria, a professor in the URV and George Rivers, professor of the University Extension Classrooms of the URV. Saturday at 18 pm, at the Castle Courtyard. Floral tribute: Sunday, at 12.30 am, the memorial of the Battle Tower located in the Town of honor and salute. Also participate in Dance and Serrallonga Grallers Tower. The organization also has the collaboration of the Municipal Culture Department and the Services.  

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