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First Day of Fiestas Carthagineses y Romanos
21/09/2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The lighting of the sacred fire is the starting point of these fiestas and takes place at 8.25pm by the side of Cartagena port.
The sacred fire once lit, is taken in procession through the town to finish at the encampment, which is behind the football stadium, where it will remain lit until the festivities end.
At 9pm the proclamation that the festivities have started is made on the balcony of the Consistorial Palace or town hall by the Mayoress.
At midnight there is the Inauguration of the encampment and the raising of the Kingdom of Tartessos flag.