Festivals and traditions, Children's events

Three Kings’ Parade 2023

From 27-12-2022 to 05-01-2023

Their Majesties bring the magic of the Orient to the Principality of Andorra.

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The Three Kings work hard to make children’s Christmas dreams come true.

One of Andorran children’s favourite days of the year is drawing ever nearer: the arrival of the Three Kings of the Orient on the evening of 5 January.

Their Majesties the Three Kings of the Orient will share in the excitement of all the children in Andorra. Melchior, Gaspar and Balthasar will take their magic to each parish so that the little ones can greet them and deliver their letters full of wishes.

THREE KINGS’ DAY 2023
Escaldes-Engordany and Andorra la Vella
On 4 January 2022, from 6.30 p.m., the Royal Page will announce the arrival of Their Majesties the Three Kings.

On 5 January, from 6.30 p.m., Their Majesties the Three Kings will parade together along the streets and squares of Escaldes-Engordany and Andorra la Vella.

This year, the royal retinue will set out from Plaça dels Dos Valires and continue along Carrer Esteve Albert, Carrer Josep Viladomat, Av. de les Escoles, Av. Carlemany, Av. Meritxell, Plaça Rebés (against the flow of traffic) and Plaça Príncep Benlloch. The cavalcade will end at the Royal Palace, in Plaça del Poble, where the Kings are expected to arrive at around 8.30 p.m.
The Three Kings of the Orient will be greeting all the children who want to deliver their letters to them in person.

More information:
Andorra la Vella Tourist Information Office, tel.: (+376) 750 100, info@oficinaturisme.ad
Escaldes-Engordany Tourist Information Office, tel.: (+376) 890 881, oficinaturisme@e-e.ad
Andorra la Vella - Department of Culture, tel.: (+376) 730 037, cultura@comuandorra.ad

Canillo
From 27 to 30 December 2022 and 2 to 4 January 2023, children will be able to deliver their letters in person to the Pages of the Three Kings of the Orient. The Pages’ Cabin will be open from 4.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. outside the Palau de Gel.

On 5 January, the Three Kings’ Parade will begin at 6 p.m. in front of the Comú (council building) in Canillo and make its way to Plaça del Prat del Riu, where the Three Kings will greet all of the children who wish to meet them.

More information: Canillo Department of Culture and Sport. Tel.: (+376) 753 624, vcd@canillo.ad.

Encamp and Pas de la Casa
5 January - Arrival of the Three Kings in Encamp: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Fluorescent face painting and craft workshops at Sala de Festes. 5.30 p.m. - Cake and chocolates handed out. 6 p.m. - The Three Kings on stage at Sala de Festes.

5 January, arrival of the Three Kings in Pas de la Casa: 4 p.m. - Fluorescent face painting and craft workshops at Sala de Festes. 5.30 p.m. - Cake and chocolates handed out at Sala de Festes. 6 p.m. - Torches and fireworks. 7 p.m. - Arrival of the Three Kings’ float at Sala de Festes, accompanied by the Orchestre Lumineux show.

​More information:
Encamp Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 731 000, turisme@encamp.ad
Pas de la Casa Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 755 100, turismepas@encamp.ad.

Ordino
At 7 p.m. on 5 December, the Three Kings of the Orient will arrive at ACCO (Andorra Congress Centre Ordino) and lead the performance of Els Pastorets. Everyone attending is invited to cake and chocolate.

More information: Ordino Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 878 173, ot@ordino.ad.

La Massana
On 27 December, after the family film session at Les Fontetes Theatre, the Royal Page will collect the children’s letters.

On 5 January, at 5 p.m., the cavalcade of the Three Kings of the Orient will parade along the streets of La Massana. From 5.45 p.m. onwards, the Three Kings will meet the children in Plaça de les Fontetes.

More information: La Massana Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 835 693, turisme@comumassana.ad.

Sant Julià de Lòria
Children will find a postbox in the centre of town where they can leave their letters until 5 January.

On 5 January, from 6 p.m., Their Majesties the Three Kings of the Orient and their retinue will pass through the streets to the Town Hall, where they will pay homage to the baby Jesus. Afterwards, they will head over to Plaça de la Germandat, where they will receive letters from the children.

More information: Sant Julià de Lòria Tourist Information Office. Tel.: (+376) 744 045, turisme@comusantjulia.ad.

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