Tag: Mallorca festivals

Inca’s patron saints’ days’ feast: Sant Abdó and Sant Senén

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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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Fiestas de San Agustín in Felanitx, Mallorca

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Cavallets and dimoni are featured in the San Agustín saint’s day festivities in the Mallorcan town of Felanitx, which also includes concerts, street bands and sporting events.

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Palma de Mallorca Saint Bernat Procession

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One of the most outstanding celebrations to take place in the city of Palma in this year’s programme of summer festivities is the well-known Saint Bernat Procession on 19th August, origin of which dates from the time of the founding of the Secar de la Real Monastery, and during which the pilgrims would travel to […]

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Pollenca’s fiestas: the battle between Moors and Christians

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The main event in this celebration recreates the battle of May 30, 1550 against Dragut the Corsair and his band of pirates.

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Palma de Mallorca: The Festa de l’Estendard

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Every New Year’s Eve, Palma celebrates the Festa of l’Estendard to commemorate the incorporation of Mallorca to into Europe’s Christian kingdoms.

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Pollenca – The Feast of Corpus Christi

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There is an ancient tradition associated to the Feast of Corpus Christi of which only the town of Pollença can boast: Ball de les Àguiles (Dance of the Eagles) and the ritual dance known as Sant Joan Pelós (Hairy St. John). Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday, is a colourful, traditional holiday in […]

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Petra – The fiesta of Padre Serra

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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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Sant Joan – Mallorca: Festa del Sol que balla

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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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Sóller, Sa Mostra International Folk Festival

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The International Folklore Festival of Sóller, was founded by the ‘Aires Sollerics’ and has been uniting folklore groups every July from all over the world since 1980.

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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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