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Harvest Festival

Between late August and early September, Requena celebrates in honor of its Patron Saint the Virgen de los Dolores, its fair and harvest festival. With the party of the vintage, declared of interest tourist in 1966 and considered as the more ancient and an of them more important of Spain, is shows the joy collective that is feels to the contemplate the depressed of them first clusters of grape of our land. This party is inclusive, generous, different, popular and sober, of tradition and roots.

The most representative of the harvest festival acts include:

 

  • Depressed and the blessing of the first grapes.
  • Free tasting of our delicious wines that manan Universal monument to vintage and allegorical sources.
  • Act of proclamation of the Queen and her Court of Honor.
  • Nights of wine, the Labrador, the Requenense away, the "spanking".
  • An offering of flowers and fruits to the Patron Saint.
  • Medieval market, located in the Barrio de la Villa.
  • Parade, parade entertained by bands, acts and musicals.
  • Bullfights and plenty of further acts.

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Ferevin

The fair Requena of the wine (FEREVIN) is an of them samples monographic about wines more important of the community Valencian. FEREVIN, who was born in 1991 in order to promote and encourage the wines of the region, has established itself as a firm reference pra the wine sector, becoming the best showcase for the wines and wineries of the Utiel-Requena denomination of origin

The fair is an ideal meeting point for all the professionals of the wine sector. Both appointment winemakers such as distributors and professional hospitality and restoration are given therein. But mostly FEREVIN is a bet directed to them consumers and, in short, to all those lovers of the came.

www.ferevin.com

Muestra del Embutido Artesano y de Calidad

Based in our gastronomy and especially in inlay, the second week of February is celebrated craftsman inlay and sign of quality, organized by M.I. city of Requena and with the collaboration of the governing body of the I.G.P. "Requena inlay".

This shows allows to the visitor, through the acquisition of a ticket, taste our sausages and dishes typical as are: the sausage, the chorizo, the guena, the sobrasada, the sausage, the dog, the sausage, the garlic arriero and the morteruelo. The inlay of Requena is the reflection of the tradition and the history with a village. Its elaboration, of form craft, allows care each detail to maintain its good quality.

The shows of inlay marks the gastronomic calendar of the Valencian Community and also offers the possibility of knowing and enjoying our city.

Carnival

The murgas, the comparsas or them parades have increased the fame of them carnivals of Requena. It act that difference to the carnivals of the municipality of the rest of locations is the fun proclamation of the King of strains, a solemn ceremony that is lives with great intensity. "The Masquerade" and the "Letrilla competition" are followed by large audience that can appreciate the wit and grace them. The end of Carnival is celebrated with the children's parade, the "Judas hung" and the "Entierro de la Sardina" previous question and condolences to the King of strains.

Holy Week

The Holy week of Requena stands out for its simplicity and austere character. From Friday until the resurrection, which takes place on Holy Saturday, different events and processions are held.

During Holy week, in the Church of Santa María, celebrated the week of sacred music with a variety of concerts and musical performances.

Traditional Festivals

The festive calendar includes a set of worthy of get to know and enjoy the festive traditions. In winter the fire of the bonfires, parades with cakes of "Pan Bendito" and the traditional "Paris" are the main protagonists of the celebrations in honor of San Sebastian, San Antón, San Blas, the Virgen de la Caridad and San Nicolas.

We can also highlight the recovered songs of the "Mayos" and the "Junior".

Throughout the year, in each of the villages held festivals in honor to their respective employers.

DATE                

DISTRICT / VILLAGE

NAME          

17th January

Barrio de la Villa

St Antón of the Rich

23rd January

Barrio de las Peñas

Saint Sebastian

17th January

San Antonio

St Antón

17th January

Los Pedrones

St Antón

17th January

Los Isidros

St Antón

30th January

Barrio de la Villa

St Antón of the Poor

2nd  February

Los Cojos

La Candelaria

3th  February

Requena

St Blaise

25th to 27th February

Requena

Carnaval

4th to 6th March

Requena

Artisan Cold Meats Trade Fair 

19th March

La Portera

St Joseph

25th March

Los Duques

The Incarnation

March - April

Requena

Holy Week

March - April

San Juan

Easter Meeting

March - April

Barrio Arroyo

Easter Meeting

March - April

Calderón

Easter Meeting

End of April

Requena

May Day

1st May

El Rebollar

Our Lady of the Rosary

1st May

Los Ruices

Our Lady of Miracles

15th May

Campo Arcís

St Isidore

15th May

Villar de Olmos

St Isidore

15th May

Hortunas

St Isidore

End of May

Requena

Los Junios

End of May

El Derramador

St Michael

Whitsun

Las Ollerías

Our Lady of Charity

Whitsun

Requena y Aldeas

Pilgrimage to Remedio

13th June

San Antonio

Saint Anthony of Padua

June

Requena

Corpus Christi

June

Casas de Eufemia

Corpus Christi

24th June

San Juan

Saint John the Baptist

2nd Sunday in July

Requena

Saint Christopher

16th July

Campo Arcís

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

16th July

El Pontón

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

16th July

Los Isidros

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

25th July

Los Pedrones

St James

End of July

San Antonio

Summer Fiestas

End of July

San Juan

Summer Fiestas

2nd Sunday in August 

Requena

Our Lady of the Vines

15th August

Requena

Assumption of Mary and St Roch

15th August

Casas del Río

Assumption of Mary

15th August

La Portera

Assumption of Mary

15th August

Roma

Assumption of Mary

24th August- 4th Sept.

Requena

Wine Harvest Fair and Festival

1st Sunday in September

Requena

Our Lady of la Soterraña

End of November

Requena

Saint Cecilia. Music Week

6th December

Requena

St Nicholas of Bari

8th December

Los Pedrones

Immaculate Conception

8th December

Casas de Eufemia

Immaculate Conception

8th December

San Antonio

Immaculate Conception