Tag: Mallorca festivals

Palma de Mallorca: The Procession of the Beata, St. Catalina Thomas

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The city of Palma demonstrates St. Catalina Thomàs’ popularity with Palma residents and Mallorcans in general with a traditional profession of floats, music and dances on the third Saturday in October.
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Palma de Mallorca: The Feast of Santa Lucía

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Mallorca’s resident Swedish community has been celebrating this saint’s feast day in typical-Swedish style in Plaza de Cort every December 13 since 1985.
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Mallorca Revetla de Sant Joan

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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

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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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Mallorca, Sant Bartomeu patron saint festivities of Montuïri

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There is no doubt that the most significant event during these summer festivities will be the performance offered by the Cossiers, with their very singular typical dance.
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Illes Balears: Balearic Nativity Scenes

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December is on the way and with it comes Christmas, a time replete with celebrations, joy and traditions, such as mounting nativity scenes and displaying them in homes, churches and institutions.
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Calvià, Mallorca: King Jaume I festivities

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The Town Council of Calvià and the Neighbourhood Association of Santa Ponça have been collaborating in the organisation of the festivities that include an extensive programme of activities with history, popular culture, art, leisure activities and musical events. First fortnight of September.
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Mallorca Mare de Deu festival

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As tradition demands, a representation of the bed where the remains of the Virgin Mary lie is profusely decorated in the Churches, and on the following day they take her out in procession
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Santa Margalida, Mallorca: La Beata festival

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One of the most popular festivities, declared of interest for tourists, on the Island of Majorca is the Beata Sor Catalina Thomàs Procession, a celebration that takes place in the village of Santa Margalida on the first weekend in September.
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Capdepera, Mallorca: Medieval market in Capdepera Castle

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Every year, in commemoration of its founding by King James II in 1300, the town of Capdepera journeys back in time to the Middle Ages to revisit how the town’s inhabitants lived in those days. A medieval market is held in Capdepera Castle each third weekend in May, a popular event that takes the opportunity to use the castle and turns the municipality into a medieval fortress.
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