After the rocket announcing (chupinazo)the start of the festival is launched on the ‘Friday of Giants’ (Viernes de Gigantes)and for a whole week, Estella-Lizarra becomes the epicentre of Navarrese festivities. Its streets are filled with celebrations everyone can take part in, such as the ‘running of the cows’, the Bajadica del Puy, the Pañuelada and the Abadejada. Bullfighting events and music are on the festival programme. The dulzaina accompanies the dancers and the audience who perform the Baile de la Era every day in Plaza de los Fueros.
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