Three Kings’ Parade


04 from January - 05 from January

Their Majesties, the Three Kings of Orient, work hard all year round to make the Christmas dreams of millions of children come true.

Children’s most anticipated date of the year is drawing ever nearer: the Three Kings of Orient will come to town on the evening of 5 January 2019!

Let yourself be enchanted by the magic of the Three Kings, Melchior, Gaspar and Balthasar, and experience all the boys’ and girls’ excitement during the Principality’s royal parades.

Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany
On 4 January, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Royal Page will announce the arrival of Their Majesties, whose royal parade will pass through Escaldes-Engordany and Andorra la Vella.
On 5 January at noon, following the parish’s tradition, the Royal Postman will collect children’s letters at Plaça Coprínceps in Escaldes-Engordany.
That same afternoon, starting at 6:30 p.m., the Three Kings will parade along the streets and squares of Escaldes-Engordany and Andorra la Vella. The royal parade will start on Plaça dels Dos Valires before heading along Carrer Esteve Albert and Carrer Josep Viladomat, Avinguda de les Escoles, Avinguda Carlemany, Avinguda Meritxell, Plaça Rebés (counter direction) and Plaça Benlloch. The route will end at the Royal Palace, set up on Plaça del Poble. The Three Kings are scheduled to arrive around 8:30 p.m. There, the Three Kings of Orient will welcome all children who want to deliver their letters personally.
Further information:
Andorra la Vella Tourist Office, tel.: (+376) 875 100,
Escaldes-Engordany Tourist Office, tel.: (+376) 890 881,
Andorra la Vella Department of Culture, tel.: (+376) 730 037, 

The Three Kings’ parade in Canillo will begin at 6 p.m. Having travelled around the streets of the village on horseback, the Kings of Orient and their entourage will arrive at the Palau de Gel, where they will meet the parish’s children.
Further information:  Canillo Department of Culture and Sport. Tel.: (+376) 753 624. 

Encamp and Pas de la Casa
In Encamp, from 6 p.m. onwards, the Three Kings and their entourage will parade through the streets, before arriving at Plaça dels Arínsols.
In Pas de la Casa, Their Majesties will travel to the Sports Centre on floats and in all-terrain vehicles after a fireworks display and a torch procession, which will begin at 6 p.m. on the Directa piste.
Further information: Encamp Department of Culture, tel.: (+376) 731 490,

On 5 December, starting at 7 p.m., the Three Kings of Orient, also known as the Three Wise Men, will arrive at the ACCO (Andorra Congress Centre Ordino), where they will attend the Nativity play performed by the children of the parish. Afterwards they will head over to Plaça Major, where they will receive children's letters and hand out tortell, a traditional pastry, and chocolate to everyone attending.
Further information: Ordino Tourist Office. Tel.: (+376) 878 173;

La Massana
The Royal Page will visit the parish on Thursday 3 January. At 6 p.m., he or she will go to the Tourist Office at Les Fontetes to collect the children’s letters, but first, at 4:30 p.m., you can enjoy a children’s Christmas show at Les Fontetes Theatre.
On 5 January, the Three Kings’ Parade will begin around 5 p.m. and pass through the streets of the village, ending, as customary, at Plaça de les Fontetes. There, the Kings will collect all the boys’ and girls’ letters.
Further information: La Massana Tourist Office. Tel.: (+376) 835 693; 

Sant Julià de Lòria
The Royal Page’s postbox will be set up at the Laurèdia Cultural and Congress Centre from 27 December this year until 4 January 2019, so that children can deposit their letters.
On 5 January at 6 p.m., the Three Kings of Orient will worship Baby Jesus in front of the Parish Hall. Afterwards, they will collect the letters deposited in the postbox at the Cultural and Congress Centre, as well as the ones that children deliver personally.
Further information: Sant Julià de Lòria Tourist Office, tel.: (+376) 744 045,

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