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Ibiza Medieval Festival 2009

Ibiza town celebrates 10 years of being a World Heritage City with its annual Medieval Festival

Ibiza town celebrates 10 years of being a World Heritage City with its annual Medieval Festival in May. We've already posted some photos on our Spotlight Blog, so without further ado, here's the full programme of events for this great FREE spectacle

Friday 8th May

10:30 a.m.: Concert of the Eivissa City Music Band
11 a.m.: Welcome speech by the Mayoress of the City
of Eivissa and opening ceremony of “Eivissa Medieval
2009” festival, with the “Trovador” dance and aerobatics
show. Arcadia Company from Madrid.
Plaça de la Constitució. Area 1.
11:30 a.m. to 12 noon: Children’s puppet theatre:
“Lucha de Caballeros” de cavallers” (Fray of Knights)
Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Exhibition of photos from former
editions of Eivissa Medieval festival as part of the
10th anniversary memorial of the declaration of Eivissa
as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Town hall cloisters.
Area 4.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and
workshops. Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí
(Armoury). Santa Llúcia Bastion. Area 3.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís
Puget. Area 3.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying
demonstration. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Animal exhibition of indigenous
breeds of Eivissa. Plaza de sa Font. Area 1.
12 noon to 1 p.m.: Interactive Storyteller: “The
legend of King Arthur” including the performance of
medieval dances. Inspiralia Cultural Association.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
0:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
5 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and
workshops. Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí
(Armoury).
Santa Llúcia Bastion. Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís Puget.
Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying demonstration.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Animal exhibition of Eivissan indigenous
breeds. Cathedral square. Area 8.
6 to 6:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “Lucha de
Caballeros” (Fray of Knights). Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
7 to 7:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
7 to 8 p.m.: Procession of the Cossiers i Cavallets dancers
of the Music and Dance School in Majorca.
Streets of Dalt Vila.
Areas 8,6,4,2 and 1.
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Children’s theatre: “The dragon’s
head” by Valle Inclán. Teatralia Company.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
8 to 9 p.m.: Medieval religious music: Songs from the
Red Book of Montserrat, 14th century. Eivissa Consort
Group with Lina Veny, Elena Costa and Clara Mª Costa,
voices; Màrius Ros, recorders and voice; Gabriel Jordà,
lute and hurdy gurdy; Mateu Vila, percussion.
Cathedral. Area 8.
10:30 to 11:15 p.m.: “Onyria” aerobatics show and
theatre. Bungy System Company from Madrid. Magical
characters performing on the façade of the Cathedral
tower and on the city wall at the Santa Tecla Bastion.
Carrer Santa María. Area 7.

Saturday 9th May
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Exhibition of photos from former
editions of Eivissa Medieval festival as part of the
10th anniversary memorial of the declaration of Eivissa
as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís
Puget. Area 3.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying
demonstration. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Animal exhibition of Eivissan
indigenous breeds. Plaza de sa Font. Area 1.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and
workshops. Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí
(Armoury). Santa Llúcia Bastion. Area 3.
11 to 11:30 a.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “Lucha
de Caballeros” (Fray of Knights). Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
12 noon to 0:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
12 noon to 1 p.m.: Interactive Storyteller: “The legend
of King Arthur” including the performance of medieval
dances. Inspiralia Cultural Association.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
12 noon to 1 p.m.: Procession of the Cavallets dance
group of the Music and Dance School in Majorca.
Streets of Dalt Vila.
Areas 8,6,4,2 and 1.
5 to 9 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and workshops.
Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí (Armoury).
Santa Llúcia Bastion. Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís Puget.
Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying demonstration.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Animal exhibition of Eivissan indigenous
breeds. Plaza de sa Font. Area 1.
6 to 6:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “Lucha de
Caballeros” (Fray of Knights). Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
7 to 7:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
7 to 8 p.m.: Procession of the Cossiers dance group of
the Music and Dance School in Majorca.
Streets of Dalt Vila. Areas 8,6,4,2 and 1.
9:30 to 10:30 p.m.: Recital of sacred and religious
medieval and Renaissance music from Spain, Italy and
England, from the 8th to the 16th century. Josep
Jarque, baritone. Angelo Comotto, organ.
Church of Santo Domingo.
Area 4.
9:30 to 10:30 p.m.: Theatre. “Bisclavret, home-lleopard”
(Bisclavret, the leopard man). La Troupe del
Cretino Company from Madrid.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
10 to 11 p.m.: “Arabian Nights” Arabic dance performance.
Nur Banú and the Layali company featuring the
Egyptian dervish dancer Muhamed El Sayed.
Stage at the Santa Llúcia Bastion.
Area 3.
11 to 11:45 p.m.: “Onyria” aerobatics show and theatre.
Bungy System Company from Madrid. Magic characters
performing on the façade of the Cathedral
tower and on the city wall at the Santa Tecla Bastion.
Carrer Santa María.
Area 7.

Sunday 10th May
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Exhibition of photos from former
editions of Eivissa Medieval festival as part of the 10th
anniversary memorial of the declaration of Eivissa as a
UNESCO World Heritage Site.Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís
Puget. Area 3.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying
demonstration. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Animal exhibition of Eivissan
indigenous breeds. Plaza de sa Font. Area 1.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and
workshops. Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí
(Armoury). Santa Llúcia Bastion. Area 3.
11 a.m.: Exhibition of medieval religious dances before
the Holy Virgin Virgen de las Nieves. Cavallets dancers
of the Music and Dance School in Majorca.
Cathedral. Area 8.
11 to 11:30 a.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “Lucha
de Caballeros” (Fray of Knights). Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
11:30 a.m. to 0:30 p.m.: Christmas carol performance.
Recital of Eivissan Caramelles de Nadal and
Majorcan Sibil·la. Caramelles: Caramellers de sa Torre
group. Sibil·la: Biel Mas, vocalist. Joan Láinez, organ.
Cathedral. Area 8.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Procession of the Cossiers i
Cavallets dancers of the Music and Dance School in
Majorca.
Streets of Dalt Vila. Areas 8,6,4,2 and 1.
12:00: Mass with a performance by the Cossiers dancers
of the Music and Dance School of Majorca during
the offertory. Church of Santo Domingo. Area 4.
12 noon to 1 p.m.: Concert of the Eivissa City Music
Band. Plaça de la Constitució. Area 1.
12 noon to 0:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
12 noon to 1 p.m.: Interactive Storyteller: “The legend
of King Arthur” including the performance of medieval
dances. Inspiralia Cultural Association.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
5 to 9 p.m.: Children’s corner. Games and workshops.
Area under the pine trees and Es Polvorí (Armoury).
Santa Llúcia Bastion.
Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Dromedary rides. Ronda Narcís Puget.
Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Bird exhibition and flying demonstration.
Ronda Narcís Puget.
Area 3.
5 to 9 p.m.: Animal exhibition of Eivissan indigenous
breeds. Plaza de sa Font. Area 1.
6 to 6:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “Lucha de
Caballeros” (Fray of Knights). Copterama Company.
Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
7 to 7:30 p.m.: Children’s puppet theatre: “El
Caballero y el Dragón” (The Knight and the Dragon).
Copterama Company. Ronda Narcís Puget. Area 3.
11 to 11:45 p.m.: Theatre: “Trio de Bolonia”
(Bolognese trio) by Giovanni Bocaccio.
GAT theatre company.
Town hall cloisters. Area 4.
10 to 11 p.m.: Arabic, Indo-Arabic and Rajasthani
gypsy dance performance. Zorah and the Zinué Dance
Group. Live music with the “A Temporal” group. Stage
at the Santa Llúcia Bastion.
Area 3.

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