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58 WATER JUG FESTIVAL
"Festa del Cantir"

ARGENTONA (BARCELONA - SPAIN)
AUGUST 4th 2008

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ACTIVITIES PROGRAM
AUGUST 4th

SAINT DOMINIC’S DAY

6:00 a.m. at the Saint Dominic Fountain
Setting out the Water Jugs
Preparation of the Water Jugs for Benediction and Sale -This Years Edition: 5,500 reproductions of Water jug from Barcelos (Portugal), reproductions stamped with the motif of this years Water jug Festival.  

10 a.m. at the Church: 
High Mass in honor of Saint Dominic of Guzman
and the traditional Renewal of the "Village Vow" followed by the traditional benediction of the Saint Dominic Spring’s water (at the Main Street Fountain) After their benediction, this year’s jugs will be placed on sale.

 

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11:00 a.m., Plaça de l'Esglesia (Church Square)
Children’s water jug games
Prizes for everyone

 

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13:00 p.m. Plaça de l'Esglesia (Church Square)
Grand Water Jug Lifting Contest
From 10 to 200 Kg.

Prizes: 300 €. To the best classified in the male and female categories.

Trophies for the second and third place in each category.  

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