The City Council of San Sebastián de La Gomera presented on Monday the Christmas 2017 program, which will feature in this edition more than thirty activities designed for all audiences. An intense program of festivities that will begin this next December 1 with the celebration of "Noche en Blanco", starting at 6:00 p.m. and that counts in its entirety with the collaboration of the Island Council.
The programs and events in the capital will include a wide range of cultural, musical, sports and traditional activities where, over 22 days, the streets of the city will be filled with joy and visitors, also benefiting the entire commercial and catering sector.
Christmas in San Sebastian de La Gomera 2017
Schedule of events during the festive season 2017 - Christmas, New Year's Eve and Cabalgada de los Reyes
The festive season will begin on Friday with the "Night in White" (Noche en Blanco), from 18.00. However, the festivities will begin at 7 PM with the traditional Christmas parade and then the folkloric performances.Visitors will be able to enjoy a gastronomic tasting of the route of the tapa and also tastings of desserts that will be located in the upper zone and in the Plaza de la Iglesia.
On Saturday, December 2 it will be time for the children theater "A hat for Christmas" in the Plaza de Las Americas, from 7:00 pm and the celebration of the I Night Trail of San Sebastian de La Gomera, which will start in its first edition from the Barrio de La Laja at 20.00 hours to the town center.
There will be more activities for children that include the celebration of Christmas decoration workshops in the Municipal Market on Monday 4, children's workshops on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10, in different locations of the capital. Also, the on the 21st of December will take place the traditional Children's Festival in the Plaza de Las Americas.
Also the Regulating Council of Wines of La Gomera celebrate the Wine Festival on Thursday, December 7, at the Plaza de Las Americas, from 19.30.
As for the cultural chapter, it will start on December 13 with the inauguration of the exhibition "The show begins: Georges Méliès and the cinema of 1900", sponsored by the La Caixa Foundation and the CajaCanarias Foundation. The exhibition proposes a journey through time. , just to the years when cinema became a popular way of entertainment.
Also, on Friday 29 will be the performance of the play "Doña Rosita la soltera o el lenguaje de las flores" by Federico García Lorca, interpreted by the Theater Group Minela Teatro.
Music and traditions will be very present in the capital of La Gomera, beginning on Friday the 15th with the Choir Concert of the Musical Association of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe en la Iglesia de la Asunción.
One of the most expected events in San Sebastián de La Gomera will happen on December 23: "Young Cantadores" and their Disney show, where the public will have the opportunity to listen to soundtracks from some of the most successful films.
On Saturday the 16th there will be a 'treasure hunt', with musical performances and children's activities.
Finally, on January 5 will take place the expected Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos, which will have the same route as last year.