Pilgrimage and competitions whose main protagonist is beautiful Cordoba. Coinciding with the popular Courtyards Competition, there is also a “Window Grilles and Balconies” Competition.Those who take part decorate the traditional window grilles and balconies of their houses with a colourful array of flowering plants.
It has been held since 1918. It comprises the Virgen Conquistadora pilgrimage to Linares Sanctuary, with riders and richly adorned carriages on a route through the mountains; a competition of May crosses and another of decorated patios, window grilles and balconies, covering the most typical parts of the city in flowers. There is also plenty of folklore, with the best regional flamenco artists.
Window Grilles and Balconies Festival 2012 May.
More information: www.andalucia.com
Category: Spain festivals