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Dénia 2023 Christmas programming: there is already a date and new location for the imminent celebration of the Mercat de Nadal

01 December 2023 - 11: 12

Dénia is now ready for the Christmas. Christmas activities will begin on December 5 with the lighting of the city's streets. That day, Dénia will be filled with lights, markets, music, dance, theater, workshops, a Christmas tree, and other activities designed for all ages, programmed by the different council departments of the City Council, to celebrate the Christmas holidays until January 7 of 2024.

Christmas market

On December 6, the Christmas market, which will be located between Plaza del Consell, Racó de la Infanta Margarita and Plaza de la Constitució. The Christmas Market, organized by the Department of Commerce, will open from 10:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. and from 17:00 p.m. to 21:00 p.m., until December 10. It will have different sales stalls from local merchants, where you can find a wide variety of artisanal items, gifts, and decorations, as well as typical Christmas gastronomic products such as nougat, chocolates, marzipan, and Polvorones. Likewise, the little ones will be able to enjoy various Christmas entertainment such as storytelling, puppets, children's workshops, and Christmas elves, among others.

From December 11 to 15, the popular Dénia Christmas shop window contest will be held, in which up to 32 establishments will participate. Public voting for the Best Showcase Award will be held on the Dénia City Council Facebook page (@ajuntamentdenia). The awards ceremony will be on December 19.

Nit de la Llum

Another of the most anticipated events this year is the Nit de la Llum, which will be on Saturday, December 9, starting at 17:30 p.m. Thousands of candles will decorate the streets of the city, giving a magical and Christmas atmosphere to that evening. In addition, the Municipal Market will be open until 23:00 p.m., and will also have a very special decoration for the event. The Department of Commerce has organized several shows to liven up the streets of the town center, with music, dancers and carol choirs. Shops in the city center will be open until 21:30 p.m., with special discounts so that people can purchase Christmas shopping.

The Valencià Promotion Office will distribute on December 5 to all schools in Dénia, La Xara and Jesús Pobre a model letter of Wise Men in Valencian, so that the little ones in the house can make their wishes. Those who do so and deposit it in the magic mailboxes located in the Library and in the House of Culture They will be able to participate, until January 5, in the raffle for a batch of books in Valencian.

At the same time, various activities aimed at children have been programmed, such as storytelling, plays, participatory Christmas workshops and competitions. On December 22 at 17.30:3 p.m., Santa Claus will receive the Dianense girls and boys, and on January 18, the Royal Postmen will arrive at the Plaza de la Constitució, to collect the letters of wishes from the little ones, aged 00: 20 hours to 00:XNUMX hours.

The most magical night of the year, January 5, will once again fill the streets of the city with illusion and fantasy with the parade of Their Majesties The Three Wise Men of the East, who this year will arrive again in Dénia by sea, at 17 p.m. :00 hours. The parade route will begin at 18:00 p.m. in the port and will continue through Marqués de Campo, Diana and La Vía streets. The Three Wise Men, who will be accompanied by their pages, by parades, and by a dance show and music, they will distribute candy and hope to the girls and boys.

For our seniors, different activities have been programmed specifically designed for them, such as various Christmas carol concerts, and several Christmas craft workshops, taught by the volunteer students of the Senior Classes, at the Santa Llúcia residence and at the hospital. La Pedrera (people interested in participating as volunteers must register at the Mayor's Office in the Social Center).

On Thursday, December 21 at 18:00 p.m., the Christmas Festival of the Senior Classes will be held at the Social Center.

Various Christmas activities

Also worth highlighting is the programming of numerous cultural activities for all ages such as concerts, conferences, guided tours, exhibitions and theater-dance.

The city will be filled with concerts and carol sessions, which will take place between December 14 and 27 at the Social Center. As new features, this year a Christmas concert by the EnCantem children's choir is scheduled for Sunday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m., and Nadal's Cançons valencianes concert for December 27 at 17:30 p.m. And the traditional Christmas Concert of the Orfeó de Dénia will be on December 23 at 20:00 p.m.

Likewise, other cultural events such as conferences and guided tours have been organized. Among the most relevant is the conference Daniya: forty years of urban archeology. This is a conference and presentation of the Alcassabes peninsular calendar, by the head of the Archeology and Museums area, Massu Sentí, which will be on December 7 at 19:00 p.m. in the Library. Attendees will receive a copy of the calendar as a gift. On the other hand, on Friday, December 15 at 18:00 p.m. in the Castell, the guided night tour “Kings of the East, stars and traditions” will take place. A synthesis between paganism and Christianity” by an expert in symbology and an astronomer. Finally, on Saturday, December 23 at 12.00:XNUMX p.m. the guided tour will take place From the East to Daniya. The collection of Islamic bronzes, scheduled at the Archaeological Museum (Castell de Dénia).

Among the sporting events, there are several new developments scheduled. On December 8, the First Ciutat de Dénia Women's Soccer Tournament will take place, in the youngest and youngest categories, and on December 23, the Christmas Sports Morning will be held for the first time, with activities and exhibitions from the Municipal Sports Schools, in the Municipal Sports Center, from 9:00 a.m. to 14:00 p.m. The XXIII Cuitat de Dénia football tournament, in the juvenile category, will be on Wednesday, December 6. On Saturday, December 30, it will be the turn of the traditional San Silvestre race, and on Sunday, January 7, the 9th Roscón de Reyes Race is planned.

New Year's Eve returns to the Glorieta

And the year 2023 will say goodbye again from Glorieta from the Valencian Country. The New Year's Eve Party for the little ones is previously scheduled, where girls and boys will be able to enjoy the children's chimes from 11:00 a.m. to 13:00 p.m. Then, from 13.30:2024 p.m., El Tardeo will take place, a lively daytime party with several concerts and performances. First it will be the turn of the Dianenses Dj Pitt Franco and Dj Pepe Nacho and later the group Loli Pop will perform. The New Year's Eve chimes and the entry in 23 will be entertained by the La Fiesta Orchestra, from 30:3 p.m. to 00:XNUMX a.m.

  1. progress says:

    And what for the girls?