Tag: Mallorca events

Mallorca Revetla de Sant Joan

| May 5, 2012
Mallorca Revetla de Sant Joan

On the eve of Midsummer Day, many towns in the Illes Balears celebrate its magical night. Fire is the main attraction, to dance around the bonfires to the beat of the music or to join the ritual of purification.
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Mallorca Diada celebration

| May 1, 2012
Mallorca Diada celebration

A number of institutional acts and activities for residents, such as concerts, conferences and sporting events at sea and in the mountains, take place on this day in Mallorca.
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Binissalem: Festa des Vermar, the grape harvest festival

| April 13, 2012
Binissalem: Festa des Vermar, the grape harvest festival

In September, the month of the grape harvest, Binissalem celebrates its most important festival, the “Festa des Vermar”, which for nine days transforms this wine growing town into a hive of activity flowing with fine wine.
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Inca’s patron saints’ days’ feast: Sant Abdó and Sant Senén

| April 10, 2012
Inca’s patron saints’ days’ feast: Sant Abdó and Sant Senén

The city of Inca, the largest town in the Raiguer zone, will be organising a varied programme of events to fete its patron saints, while inviting residents and visitors to partake in the activities.
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Petra – The fiesta of Padre Serra

| March 25, 2012
Petra – The fiesta of Padre Serra

Junipero Serra was the founding father of California and was born here in Petra in 1713. He is celebrated on the third Sunday of September with a fair that offers various activities and a parade of floats in his memory. Petra also contains a museum dedicated to his life.
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Valldemossa, Fiesta del Carro Triomfal de la Beata

| March 24, 2012
Valldemossa, Fiesta del Carro Triomfal de la Beata

On every July the 28th, Valldemossa gets dressed up to celebrate the Fiestas of the Blessed Catalina Tomàs. Catherine Thomas became the patron saint for Valldemossa in 1930 and the festivities in her honor are the most important for the people of town. Hundreds of people come to Valldemossa from all over the island to see the “Carro Triomfal” (procession “La Beata”) where each year a six year old girl is chosen to represent the Santa in a procession through the main streets of the village.
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Sant Joan – Mallorca: Festa del Sol que balla

| March 22, 2012
Sant Joan – Mallorca: Festa del Sol que balla

On the eve of Midsummer Day, many towns in the Illes Balears celebrate its magical night. Fire is the main attraction, to dance around the bonfires to the beat of the music or to join the ritual of purification.
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Gegants i Capgrossos in Mallorca and Menorca

| February 16, 2012
Gegants i Capgrossos in Mallorca and Menorca

The Gegants i Capgrossos (giants and big-heads) form part of the festive tradition all over Spain, especially in Menorca and Mallorca, where these enormous figures play an important role in the popular festivals.
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