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St. Anthony Procession in Barcelona 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Thursday, January 17, 2019
Ceremonies and parades in honor of St Anthony and held in Barcelona, every year, on January 17th. These are unique events, were the city residents bring their pets to the churches in order to get the saint blessing.   The events in the churches are accompanied with special blessing parades that wander along the city’s streets.   The most beautiful and biggest parades take place in Sant Andreu and in Eixample districts.
La Tamborrada - San Sebastián Drum Festival 2019
Where: San Sebastian, Spain
When:  Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019
San Sebastián is located in the Basque region in north Spain. The city holds, every year, on January 19th - 20th the La Tamborrda fiestas. In these are parades the marching tempo is caused by drummers who beat on ordinary drums and on barrel shape drums.   In the late evening of the January 19th, the parade’s participants, gather in Konstituzio plaza square in the old quarter “Alde Zaharra/Parte Vieja".   Exactly on midnight, the major opens the events by raising the city flag and the parade starts....(read more)
Moors and Christians festival in Bocairent 2019
Where: Bocairent, Spain
When:  Friday, February 1, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019
The moors and Christians festival (Fiestas de Moros y Cristianos) 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)
Vila de Cruces (Feira Gastronómica do Chourizo) Food Fair Chorizo and Festival 2018
Where: Vila de Cruces, Spain
When:  Monday, February 4, 2019 - Monday, February 4, 2019
Once a year, in start February, the small Galician town of Vila de Cruces holds a gastronomic fiesta to the fans of Chorizo (a spicy Spanish pork sausage). This festival, the biggest of its kind in Spain, attracts numerous of Chorizo's fans. The small town Vila de Cruces located in Galicia. This region attracts lot of tourists all the year round. During the festival day the town is very crowded hence it is recommended to book a room, in the area, in advance. Various kinds of sausages, in every shape, length and taste, are offered...(read more)
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival 2019
Where: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
When:  Sunday, February 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019
Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival  2019 main events schedule: PARADE Santa Cruz - 5.3.2019 FUNERAL of the Sardine - 6.3.2019 PARADE Puerto de la Cruz - 9.3.2019 The carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is held, yearly, mid January to mid February, different dates).   The preparations for the carnival start several month before, when the participants groups make their unique costumes.   Every group picks a subject to be represented in the carnival and the costumes...(read more)
Barcelona Carnival 2019
Where: Barcelona, Spain
When:  Thursday, February 28, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Carnival events dates on 2019: TBC 28.02.2019 : Dirty Thursday (Jueves Ladero) 4.3.2019 : Shrove Monday  6.3.2019 : Ash Wednesday Details are subject to change by the organizers, for final event location & dates, check "Event related information" section below. Barcelona, like other big cities in the Christian world, celebrates in the last week before Lent. Barcelona Carnival is mainly a debauchery and gluttony fiesta that is held before the fast. During the seven days of the carnival, it...(read more)
The Bull Carnival (Carnaval del Toro) 2019
Where: Ciudad Real, Spain
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The little quite town Ciudad Rodrigo which is located in Salamanca region in west Spain, holds, once a year, a traditional bullfight. The carnival is varied from the other traditional carnivals which take place prior to Easter, and is known as one of the ancient carnivals of its kind in Spain. The carnival starts on the last Friday before Lent. Here, the same as in Pamplona, Ciudad residents free tens of angry bulls that chase the youngsters through the city streets up to the city square. The city square is surrounded by fences and...(read more)
Santiago de Compostela carnival - (O Antroido) 2019
Where: Santiago de Compostela, Spain
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Santiago de Compostela is the capital of the autonomy Galicia in North West Spain. The city preserves an ancient tradition of a festive carnival. During the carnival days, the city is filled with thousands celebrators wearing fancy cloths and colored masks waiting for the two holiday parades.   On Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the first holiday parade takes place. This is a big parade that includes brass bands, groups of dancers, jugglers and actors who perform while in motion on floats. On Ash Wednesday, the day that ends the...(read more)
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