Tag: Pollença festivals

Pollenca’s fiestas: the battle between Moors and Christians

| April 6, 2012
Pollenca’s fiestas: the battle between Moors and Christians

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

Pollenca – The Feast of Corpus Christi

| March 29, 2012
Pollenca – The Feast of Corpus Christi

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 Pollença.
Continue Reading

Pollenca International Classical Music Festival

| February 27, 2012
Pollenca International Classical Music Festival

The International Classical Music Festival has been held since 1962 in the Majorca town of Pollença, in the incomparable setting of the Santo Domingo Cloister.
Continue Reading