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Santander, Cantabria, Spain. September 16th to 18th, 2021

Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

11: 00h  Mass in the Cathedral of Santander.

12:30h Flower offering in La Maruca beach.

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

10: 00h Act Imposition of decoration of the Order of Civil Merit, in the category of Officer Cross in the Plaza Porticada, Santander *.

* Depending on the weather forecast the event might be transferred to the “Salón Cantabria” of the Government Delegation (Avda. Calvo Sotelo, 25. 2nd floor)

Friday, September 17th, 2021

11: 00 h. Ceremony and deposit of ashes in the Pantheon of Illustrious of the Santander cemetery.

12.30 h. Inauguration of the Vital Alsar street in La Maruca, Santander.

13:00 h. Inauguration of the new name of the Environmental Center “Vital Alsar” in La Maruca, Santander.

14:00 h. Lunch

17:30 h.  Inauguration of the exhibition “Vital Alsar, Navigator for Peace” at  Casa de Los Guardeses, in Magdalena Peninsula, Santander.

18:00 h. Inauguration of the new name and signs of the open-air museum “Vital Alsar, Navegante por la paz” in Magdalena Peninsula, Santander.

19.00 h. International gathering of navigators from different expeditions, and presentations of the latest books written by Vital Alsar: “La Marigalante” and “Zamná: Messenger of Peace” in the auditorium of La Magdalena.

*Free entry until complete seats

Saturday, September 18, 2021

12: 00 h. Inauguration of the sculpture “Paloma de la Paz” in the Zaera dock (Santander) with the municipal band and authorities.

13:00 h. Concert of the municipal band

13:00 h. Opening of the artisan products market

16:00 h. Creative workshops and children’s / family activities.

18:00 h. Expeditions counted by crew and sailors.

20:00 h. Closing of the official acts.