Tag: Cartagena events

Cartagena Carthaginians and Romans Fiesta

| April 21, 2012

Fiestas that recreate the conquest of Cartagena by the Roman Escipion. A disembarkation commemorates the capture of the city in 209 BC by the Roman troops of Scipio, which leads into a festive week with alternate days devoted to either side. This fiesta takes place in the second half of September and celebrations run for ten days.The marriage of Hannibal and Himilco or the day of the Roman Circus, with gladiators and wild beasts, is followed by the great parade on Saturday, the big day of the fiesta, when all the troops and legions march on the city. From 21/09/2012 to 30/09/2012.
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Cartagena Easter Week

| March 1, 2012

Cartagena lives its Passion Week with such abandon that it rubs off onto locals and outsiders alike. The Confraternities of Marrajos and Californios are proud of their secular past, and their early-morning processions are marked by the perfect synchrony of the cortèges, the sumptuousness of the robes, and the quality of the carved images, produced in the finest workshops. From 30/03/2012 to 08/04/2012.
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Cartagena La Mar de Músicas Festival

| February 26, 2012

The Mar de Músicas Festival is held annually in Cartagena (Murcia) and is one of the most important events in the field of World Music.
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Cartagena Carneval

| February 14, 2012

Marching brass bands, satirical song groups (chirigotas), fancy-dress competitions and open-air parties keep their rendezvous from Sunday to Tuesday. From 11/02/2012 to 22/02/2012
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