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Feast of Our Lady of Light

This weekend, the 14th and 15th of September the Parish of Gaula will be holding its annual ‘Feast of Our Lady of Light.

On Saturday the 14th, the programme starts with the Santa Cruz Municipal Band and party leader parade.  The religious festival starts with the Novena at 15:00 followed by the Eucharist at 20:30. Both Galáxia and Buzico, who will close the evening’s entertainment, will be performing live.

On Sunday, September the 15th, the Santa Cruz Municipal Band will be performing from 14:00.  The Eucharist and procession of ‘Our Lady of Light in the Eucharist’ takes place through the streets surrounding the local church at 16:30. This year’s Guard of Honour will be the Bombeiros Sapadores de Santa Cruz.

The evening’s entertainment will include: –

18:45 – Performance by Clowns: Nicolas, Magricela and La Lá.

19:15 Folklore Group and Choral Group of the People’s House of Gaula.

21:00 Musical Ensemble.

00:00 João Vinagre and Impacto.

Please note that the Tea House has said that as part of their plastic reduction campaign they will only be using reusable glasses which will cost €1.00.

Samantha Gannon

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Madeira Weekly