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61 WATER JUG FESTIVAL
"Festa del Cantir"

ARGENTONA (BARCELONA - SPAIN)
AUGUST 4th 2011

Presentation     History

Poster 2010 edition
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: 4,500 reproductions of Water jug from Piera (Catalunya) 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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10:30 a.m. Plaça Nova
Children’s water jug games
Prizes for everyone

 

 

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  12:00 p.m. in Museu del Càntir
Guided visit to the Museum
 

 

 

 

12:45 p.m. Plaça Nova
Grand Water Jug Lifting Contest
From 10 to 200 Kg.

Prizes: 300 €, 200€ and 100€ + trophy for the three top winners in each category.

  

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WATER JUG 2011:
PIERA JUG
Piera (Anoia-Catalunya)
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INTERNATIONAL POTTERY AND CERAMICS FAIR 
4, 5, 6 and 7 August
This is the most important ceramics fair in Catalonia and is one the most renowned in all of Spain, with more than 90 craft persons exhibiting from the Catalonian Region, Spain, and Europe. For more information on the Fair, click here:

International Pottery and Ceramics Fair