The Estepona Town Hall has organized several events to celebrate the traditional Night of San Juan’ that will take place next Friday, June 23, a day that will feature the live music by singer Javier Ojeda on the beach of La Rada and the contest for the burning of the mustaches of San Juan, as reported by the Consistory on Tuesday.
In this edition, the artist will offer the free concert ‘More than 2,000 sleepless nights’a performance that will begin at 10:00 p.m., in which Ojeda will present his latest solo album, in addition to taking a tour of more than 40 years of musical career and the main hits of Danza invisible.
In this concert, Javier Ojeda will also feature outstanding collaborations by artists such as guitarist from Estepona Daniel Casaresby the singer and guitarist of the group Airbag from Estepona, Adolfo Díaz, and Julia Martín, recent winner of the 1st Exhibition of Female Artists in Malaga.
On the other hand, at 9:00 p.m. the contest of burning of the mustaches of San Juan, with which the neighbors build ephemeral ‘Júas’, rag dolls with which they joke about well-known characters or facts, which are finally burned at the stake.
Entities, neighborhood associations, groups and other groups that wish may participate, prior Registration until June 15 at the municipal Fiestas office or by email: email@example.com.
The City Council will award six prizes this year: First Prize, 1,000 euros + trophy; Second Prize, 500 euros + trophy; Third Prize, 300 euros + trophy, and three second prizes of 200 euros for the most original Burnings, with the most atmosphere and popularity. The ‘Quemas’ of the contest will be set on fire at 00:00 hoursat the beginning of the Night of San Juan.
Coinciding with this festivity, the Estepona promenade will host the ‘Magic Market of the Night of San Juan’, whose opening will take place on Thursday 22, at 6:00 p.m. Until June 25 you can enjoy craft and gastronomy stalls, fire shows, workshops, animation, ax shooting and exhibitions from 12:00 to 14:00 and from 18:00 to 24:00.