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Festa Major de Sants 2014              
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Local street festival in Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona

Event dates: Saturday 23 August 2014 to Saturday 30 August 2014
Event location: Sants district of Barcelona 

Cartell Festa Major de Sants 2014Festa Major de Sants 2014. Download PDF programme Festa Major de Sants 2014. The Sants Festival in Barcelona in Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona overlaps with another popular neighbourhood festival, the Festa Major de Gracia Although not quite as famous as Gracia festival,  the "Festa Major de Sants" is worth a visit.  Many of the main activities take place in "Parc de l'Espanya Industrial" and it's nice to walk around the 16 streets in the Sants are which are decorated by residents in colourful themes.

There are many chances to see Catalan traditions like the correfoc firerun for children and for adults. The Diada Castellera is on 30th August which is the human castle building day of the Festa Major de Sants is at Parc de l'Espanya Industrial and you can see giants and big heads called gegants and capgrossos on various occasions including the opening parade at 18.30 on 23/8 - and at the giants ball. 

Sporting highlights of the Sants Festa Major are the bike race Cursa Ciclista 'Memorial Antoni Andrés Sancho (Sunday 31st August 2014)and the 2k run (2 circuits of 1000 metres) called "2000 de Sants - Cursa atlètica de la Festa Major." Both the bike race and the run are usually on the last Sunday of the festival. 

The Sants neighbourhood festival finishes with a fireworks and music display. Check the latest news on twitter using search tag #fmsants14 and the Festa Major de Sants twitter page and visit the Festa Major Sants website for a full festival programme and map of decorated streets using the links listed below.

Other popular traditional festivals in and near Barcelona during August are the Festes de San Roc - the Festa Major de Gracia and the Sitges Festa Major.

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La Festa Major de Sants 2014
23.08.2014 - 30.08.2014
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