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The City Hall of Salou program numerous events in the celebration of Sant Jordi Day

Sant Jordi event program for 2018

Salou. Costa Dorada. 17 April 2018. The festival of Sant Jordi will host this year a number of activities organized by the Department of Culture of the City of Salou, which will have a family and cultural spirit. The Sant Jordi square will be the epicenter of this celebration, since it concentrates the greatest number of activities prepared for all audiences. The Councilor for Culture and Festivities, María José Rodríguez, has emphasized not only the traditional sale of books and roses, but "to involve the public by offering a set of events to enjoy with the whole family."

The program kicks off on Tuesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m., at the Municipal Public Library of Salou with the presentation of the novel "The shadow of a disaster" by its author Luis Bolívar. This is the first of the saga "The invisible ties" that has as its protagonist our closest and most recent history and that begins in the neighboring Reus, with a masterful combination of the genres of black and historical novel. On Wednesday, April 18, the Library will host the Salou Reading Club meeting at 6:00 p.m., a session open to the public, in order to discuss and discuss the novel "The patients of Dr. García" by the writer Almudena Grandes.

On Saturday, April 21, the Library will open its doors at 10am so that all those interested and interested can participate in the IV Verbena de Sant Jordi, a literary and urban route through Salou to make known the writers who give their name to the streets of the municipality. The itinerary will be made with the tourist train or in minibus, and, as in a festival, at each stop the literary flame will be collected and once returned to the Library, the closing fire will be lit with the literary cream. Then, at 12 o'clock, we will proceed to the narration of the story for babies, "The lost jellyfish" by Eva González storyteller, a story dressed with songs and riddles.

The expected day of Sant Jordi, and as tradition marks, roses and books will be sold in the Plaça de Sant Jordi. In addition, throughout the day there will be a stand at the Club Xic'S Salou where children can paint, cut, draw and enjoy the company of Rocky and Confetina from 9 in the morning, and from the 10h there will be real stories, where the clown Bleda will invite the little ones to their realm of imagination, through humor and participation. Also, small and large can know throughout the morning the story created for the Library of Salou, "Following the footsteps of the pirate of Subi & Anna", and other recommendations of Sant Jordi. At 12 noon you can enjoy the Gran Ballada de Sardanes, by the Tàrrega couplet.

At 5:00 pm, the family show "1,2,3 ... 21 El drac de Sant Jordi" will begin, an afternoon of Sant Jordi full of entertainment for all audiences organized by Club Xic'S. Then, at 6pm, we can enjoy the performance of the Ball d'Espases, the Ball of Pastorets and the Ball of Bastons Salou. To end the day, at 7:00 p.m. the Associació Salou Teatre Grup Okupa will offer the work "The Incredible History of Sant Jordi", where the little ones can enjoy the legend.

It should also be noted that in the Municipal Public Library of Salou will begin the 4th edition of the bibliOjOc, where all those who come will get a surprise to participate and a gift-reminder for those users who also make use of the book loan service .

On Wednesday, April 25, the meeting of the Women's Reading Club will take place at the Municipal Public Library of Salou, a session open to the public to comment on and talk about the novel "Una lectora poco corriente" by writer Alan Bennett. In addition, on Thursday 26 at 6:30 p.m., the Auditorium Theater of Salou will host the Sant Jordi Concert, with the representation of the cantata "Rebel·lió a la cuina" by Antoni Miralpeix, with the students of Sensibilization 1 and 2, Initiation and Basic Learning of the Municipal School of Music of Salou.

To put an end to this day, Saturday, April 28, the Library of Salou will host the Festival of stories and reading of this 2018, a traditional festival to celebrate Sant Jordi dedicated to a classic of children's literature, this year with "Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi. Within this party, at 11 am, you can enjoy workshops and games to learn the history and values โ€‹โ€‹of this classic, and at 12 noon will give way to the children's show "The shadow of Pinocchio" by the company Puntual, putxinel·lis de Barcelona, โ€‹โ€‹a show that combines puppets, puppets, Chinese shadows and actor's theater to represent the history and adventures of Pinocchio through the narration of the main character, Pinocchio, once he has grown up.

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