The city council calls this yearly contest to promote the tourist interest of the heritage, wine, and popular traditions of Montilla
The days before carnival; ‘murgas’ and ‘comparsas’ (acting groups) file their repertories at the Garnelo theatre. .
It is one of the activities which mobilizes more people in Montilla.
This event combines traditional elements as street decoration or the parade of the crosses.
‘La Merced’ place is the starting point for hundred of neighbours accompanying Nuestra Señora de las Viñas.
. Diverse performances of different styles as: flamenco, pop, rock or classics and popular take place during four hours at different stages.
It starts with a proclamation that indicates the start of the fair in honour to St. Francisco Solano (Saint Patron of Montilla).
The ‘Cata Flamenca’ of Montilla has a long tradition and is of great touristic interest due to the fact that it joins two of the potentials of the area: wine and flamenco.