The 457th Fira de Sant Vicenç – Fire our origin, of the Espluga de Francolí (Conca de Barberà), has invited the popular festival of Aquelarre, who will offer a fire show, with the Devils of Cervera Carranquers; a conference, in charge of the councilor for Festes and Aquelarre, Mireia Brandon, and theater director Pep Oriol; and will promote the party and all the tourist offer of the municipality in a stand at the fairgrounds.

L'Espluga de Francolí organizes, of the 25 al 29 January, the 457th edition of the Sant Vicenç Fair, an event that was born more than four centuries ago as a fair of the agricultural and rural world. It currently preserves a purchase model, sale and display of products, gastronomy and crafts. Since the year 2000, with the title "The Fire our origin", incorporates a cultural and tourist story based on the world of fire.

With the desire to give visibility to popular culture and the territories of the Catalan Countries, invites a fire element from popular culture or fire-related party every year, with track record and presence in the country.

This edition the guest is the Aquelarre de Cervera. In this way, an alliance is established between territories and municipalities, Cervera and l'Espluga, where fire forms distinctive features of cultural life, festive i associative.

A conference on the Aquelarre is planned, with the participation of Mireia Brandon, Councilor for Festes and Aquelarre de la Paeria de Cervera; and Pep Oriol, theater director, actor, maker, screenwriter and professor at the University of Lleida. Conducted by Jordi Robert, journalist and popular culture expert, will take place on Friday 27 January, them 18.30 hours, at the Museum of Rural Life.

Els Diables de Cervera Carranquers will offer a show and display of the elements of popular fire culture of the Aquelarre, together with the Devils of l'Espluga, on Saturday 28 January, them 20.30 hours, in the square of Montserrat Canals.

During the weekend the Paeria de Cervera Tourism Board will have a stand at the Fair, from where the cultural and festive activities and all the tourist offer of the municipality will be promoted.

You can consult the program of the Fair in this link.