Tag: Palma de Mallorca fiestas

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

| May 20, 2012

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

| May 14, 2012

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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Palma de Mallorca Saint Bernat Procession

| April 8, 2012

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 the monastery to be blessed and be presented with a gift of basil leaves.
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Palma de Mallorca: The Festa de l’Estendard

| April 4, 2012

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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Palma de Mallorca: The Feast of Corpus Christi

| February 26, 2012

Corpus Christi, celebrated sixty days after Easter Sunday, is a colourful, traditional holiday in Palma. Corpus Christi, the Feast of the Body and Blood, is a major Catholic holiday with a mass and procession in honour of the Holy Eucharist.
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Palma de Mallorca: Pancaritat, Festa de l’Angel

| February 14, 2012

On the Sunday following Easter, many places in Majorca celebrate the Pancaritat (Festa de l’Àngel in Palma), a romería or pilgrimage excursion, the origins of which date back to the year 1407. March-april.
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