Archive for February, 2012

La Palma Easter

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It’s not so that they take the obviously-heavy statues along the street. It’s the costumes. They remind me of the Klu Klux Klan. This is unfair, because the costumes concerned are far older than the KKK. They ensure anonymity, but in this case it’s not to avoid prosecution; apparently it’s to stop onlookers admiring your […]

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Valencia San Vicente Ferrer festival

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Easter week in Valencia is extended with the festivals of San Vicente Ferrer, the Patron Saint of the Valencian Community. Tradition demands a visit to his birthplace, now a chapel, where the children must drink from El Pouet de Sant Vicent (St Vicente’s Well) in order that they “learn to speak at an early age, […]

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Segovia “La Esteva” International Dance Festival

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Segovia , in the Castile-León Region, is the setting for this folk festival which features groups from all over the world.

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Son Marroig Deyá International Music Festival

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The Deià International Music Festival is dedicated to chamber music and has been held in Son Marroig, on the island of Majorca, since 1978.

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Toledo: Encounters in the Jewish quarter

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All year round Toledo celebrates a series of encounters which highlight the culture and the Sephardic heritage present in the city. Dates from Mar 9, 2012 to Dec 16, 2012.

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Pollenca International Classical Music Festival

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The International Classical Music Festival has been held since 1962 in the Majorca town of Pollença, in the incomparable setting of the Santo Domingo Cloister.

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Carlos Sainz Center, Madrid

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Come and enjoy the best Karting track in Europe: over 2,800 m2 long and full of exciting bends. Sport at its peak and loads of fun are guaranteed, not only on the karting track but also on the 600 m2 of children’s area, in the Q-zar maze and the Paintball court.

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Marbella International Art Festival

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This event was first held in 2009, with the aim of making art more accessible and encouraging contact between the public and the artists themselves.

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Granada International Jazz Festival

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The Granada International Jazz Festival is one of Europe’s longest-running, and is a Spanish member of the Europe Jazz Network, which organises jazz festivals in Europe.

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Palma de Mallorca: The Feast of Corpus Christi

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Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday, is a colourful, traditional holiday in Palma. Corpus Christi, the Feast of the Body and Blood, is a major Catholic holiday with a mass and procession in honour of the Holy Eucharist.

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