|La Festa Major de Sitges 2014
|Annual festival of Sitges near Barcelona
Event date: Monday 18th August to Sunday 24th August 2012 - (to be confirmed)
La Fiesta Mayor de Sitges is the biggest annual festival in honour of Sant Bartolomeu, patron saint of Sitges. The biggest night of the festival is Saturday 23 August (to be confirmed). The Festa Major de Sitges takes place in August every year and like other Catalan festa major celebrations, you can see processions with gegants (giants) - capgrossos (big paper mache heads), correfocs (fireruns) - bastoners (stick dances) and a full programme of music and concerts and of course sardanes dancing and castellers groups that build human towers. Download the full Sitges festa Major programme by clicking on the links below.