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Trinidad and Tobago Carnival 2019
Where: Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
When:  Monday, March 4, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
One of the most significant and beautiful carnivals of the Caribbean is definitely the annual carnival of Trinidad & Tobago. The preparations start long before the carnival's start. The carnival is a happy folklore event, but beside, it is a competitive event. Various groups compete on the first place in various categories like; the queen of the carnival, the Calypsos and Soca queens and kings, etc...  Due to the numerous visitors during the carnival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Las Fallas (Fire Festival) 2019
Where: Valencia, Spain
When:  Friday, March 15, 2019 - Tuesday, March 19, 2019
 
Once a year, Valencia in Spain turns into a great happening. Hundreds of giant dolls, rising up to 10 meters, of Politics, Movie stars and Toreadors carried in a parade along a bonfires and pyrotechnic performances way. In spite of the long period that took to create those dolls the climax of the festival is throwing the dolls into the fires. Explosions and the flames are all around. Pregnant women are not allowed to participate in the festival. Las Fallas festival attracts mass of crowd, locals and tourist. Therefore, due to the numerous...(read more)
 
 
 
 
International Barcelona-Sitges Vintage Car Rally 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Saturday, March 16, 2019 - Monday, March 18, 2019
 
The International Barcelona-Sitges Vintage Car Rally is held, every year, in March. It started in 1959. Only cars that were produced between 1900 and 1924 can participate in the event.   This is a competitive rally that does not measure velocity or completing the course but the originality of the vehicle and its age, the appearance and costumes of the drivers and its fit to the age and spirit of the time.  
 
 
 
 
The Holly Week in Spain - Semana Santa 2019
Where: Madrid, Spain
When:  Sunday, April 14, 2019 - Saturday, April 20, 2019
 
The celebrations of the Holly Week (the week before Easter) which are held in the Catholic states get unique beauty all over Spain. Impressive religious processions move along the cities’ streets.   In the center of the procession, priests carry, out of the church, a palanquin with the statue of Virgin Mary. The statue is lightened with tens big candles that surrounded the festive palanquin.   In addition, mobile stages carry giant figures from the New Testament. The atmosphere during the Holly week days is solemnly...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Easter Week processions in Merida 2019
Where: Merida, Spain
When:  Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
 
Merida is located in west Spain. The Easter Week processions in Merida are known by their beauty and its unique atmosphere. The processions pass in front of ancient Roman monuments that are scattered over the city. The most significant parade is la borriquita (a tiny donkey) and it symbols the start of Easter fiestas over the city. The procession take place on Sunday before Easter which is known as Palm Sunday, the day that Jesus Christus enter Jerusalem. The second procession is the Vía Crucis/Via Dolorosa which moves in a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Moors and Christians Festival in Alcoy 2019
Where: Alcoi, Spain
When:  Monday, April 22, 2019 - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
 
The Moors and Christians Festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos en Alcoi) perpetuates the victory of the Christianity upon the Moslems in Spain on the 13th century. The struggles between the different cultures turned into a war when the Moors arrive at the Iberian Peninsula. The Moors were members of the nomad tribes from North Africa. Their origin is Arabic and Barbarian tribes mainly from Mauritania who were converted to Islam on the 8th century. The tribes wandered at the north areas of Africa and on the 13th century arrived as...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Saint Jordi´s Day Barcelona (La Diada de Sant Jordi) 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - Tuesday, April 23, 2019
 
Barcelona’s Saint Jordi´s Day that is called also “The Festival of the Rose & Book” is celebrated by the Catalans every year on spring. The celebrations combine the holiday of St. Jordi the patron of the Catalans people with The World Book Day. The event is known as one of the most popular and beautiful street performances in Catalonia and especially in Barcelona.  Due to the numerous visitors during the festival day and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates...(read more)
 
 
 
 
La Feria de Abril (Seville Spring Fair) 2019
Where: Sevilla, Spain
When:  Saturday, May 4, 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 2019
 
Every year, in the start of spring, two weeks after Semana Santa (Easter, Holy Week), Seville, the capital of Andalusia, celebrates the La Feria de Abril festival. This is an urban joyful festival that turns the city, for a whole week, to a place full of happiness. Thousands of people, local and tourists pour into town and the demand for accommodation is higher than usual, therefore it is advisable to check hotel prices and make reservations ahead of time.    In spite of the fact that this holiday is mainly familial one,...(read more)
 
 
 
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