Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Saint Patrick Festivities in Melaque

image of Saint Patrick in Melaque church
The patron saint of Melaque is Saint Patrick. The festivities last for 9 days

Program of the Festivities in the Main Square and Church
Every Day from March 8th till March 17th.

  • 5:00 AM Traditional "Mañanitas" music and "cuetes" (fireworks)
  • 6:00 AM Eucharist
  • 12:00 PM Mass
  • 5:00 PM Pilgrimage with floats and "danzas"
  • 6:00 PM Eucharist and blessing with the Blessed Sacrament
  • 8:00 PM Eucharist
  • 10:30 PM Fireworks "castillo" and "torito" and music in the main square

Fiestas Taurinas ("Jaripeo" and Dance parties with popular "banda" music bands) are also celebrated in the bull fighting ring of San Patricio, Melaque.

Festivities to honor Sain Patrick in San Patricio Melaque
Preparing the fireworks "castillo" for Saint Patrick Festivities in Melaque
.San Patricio Melaque Festivities Program
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