The Segovian town of Sepulveda will host on Saturday 20 and Sunday July 21, the XXXVI Fair and Festival of Fueros, which on this occasion is entitled "Sepúlveda y el Agua".
The village of Sepúlveda moves to the Middle Ages to revive the atmosphere of the medieval market, which will fill its streets with artisans and merchants, dances, music, birds, theater, color, fire, history, tradition and animation.
A weekend for the enjoyment of all audiences.
With the Toque de la Zángana at 12:00 a.m. summoning the parade that will depart from Puerta del Azogue and the subsequent proclamation in the Plaza of the town by Don José Luis Higuera Gutiérrez, Director of the Natural Park of Las Hoces of the Duratón River, with whose presence we want to celebrate the 30 years of the Park, will begin a party and a fair in which the standards and costumes, the dances, the parades, the traditional music, the falconry and the theatrical paintings represented by neighbors of the Villa, coparán the streets and market squares throughout Saturday and Sunday.
Some theatrical paintings that are titled "De ugly and sources" by Don Emiliano Alonso Rubio and "El uso del Agua".
Important to note the involvement of local residents in the organization, development of banners, start-up and celebration of this party.
Around 50 artisans and artisans, coming from different places of our geography, will give life to a medieval market that invades the square and the surrounding streets.
During the weekend you can admire and buy the creations of the craftsmen who accompany us, as well as, enjoy live demonstrations.
In addition, throughout Saturday and Sunday: Workshop of Cuadros de Arena (Barbacana Street), Pirate Ship (Plaza de Santiago) and Traditional Wooden Games (Plaza de España).
The WYRDAMUR Group will be in charge of filling every corner with music and fun with their parades and performances and the Dance Group "Virgen de la Peña" to give life to dance.
Falconry will also be the protagonist this year.
Throughout the weekend, at the Plaza de Santiago, market attendees will be able to enjoy a wide variety of birds and learn a little more about falconry.
Specifically, in the Plaza de Santiago, the youngest children will be able to carry out a Falconry Workshop on the morning of Saturday and Sunday. "Bringing the children of the raptors closer together" and live a Flight Exhibition thanks to LIA CORAX, and the afternoon all the public will enjoy from 20:30 h.
on Saturday and at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, from an EXHIBITION OF FLIGHT AND DANCE WITH RAPPY BIRDS.
The show by Lía Corax is a journey through time, full of magic and illusion.
One of the most unique moments of the Fiesta will take place at 10:00 pm on Saturday when the Toque de Queda will announce the lighting of more than 500 torches that will illuminate the town and that will give way to a night starring "La Música de las Torches "that will begin at 12:00 in the Plaza de España and that this year is the responsibility of the Folk On Crest group with" 10th Anniversary Tour ", in the Plaza de España.
The gastronomy, standard in the Villa, also acquires prominence since apart from the traditional suckling lamb, when the night comes after the lighting of the torches, you can taste medieval menus in several Sepulveda restaurants or if you prefer a sandwich in the Arco del Ecce Homo made in the traditional style.
In short, the Medieval Village of Sepúlveda, known for its art, history, nature and gastronomy, dedicates this weekend to a historical stage of singular importance in the municipality, the commemoration of the Charter granted to the Villa by the condeFernán González and confirmed porAlfonso VIen the year1076, where the goal is to make people learn something more about our history and above all, enjoy the wide range of activities in an open area characterized by its beautiful streets and buildings, its corners and unique landscapes.