Vitoria-Gasteiz’s Virgen Blanca festival kicked off yesterday in traditional style with the descent of Celedón, and today it is the turn of the elite of pelota mano to come out to play. Tonight, Ogueta sees the first match of the tournament, which pitches Riojan veteran Titin and 2010 Pairs Champion Zubieta against 2008 Manomanista winner Bengoetxea and reigning Pairs Champion Begino. The winner of this match will play Manomanista Champion Xala, and young talent Albisu, on Sunday.
Friday 5th August, Vitoria-Gasteiz
22:10 (CEST) ONGAY – LARRINAGA v RICO IV – UNTORIA
Followed by TITIN III – ZUBIETA v BENGOETXEA VI – BEGINO Virgen Blanca quarter final
Sunday 7th August, Vitoria-Gasteiz
15:50 (CEST) APEZETXEA – ZABALETA v URRUTIKOETXEA – IBAI ZABALA
Followed by XALA – ALBISU v WINNERS FROM 5TH AUGUST Virgen Blanca Semi Final
To watch, go to https://www.eitb.eus/television/etb-sat/en-directo