Easter in Logroño

To the sound of trumpets and coinciding with the dawn of spring, Logroño dresses up to celebrate Easter - one of the most traditional...

Fire festivals for the summer solstice in the Pyrenees

An ancestral tradition celebrating the arrival of summer in different parts of Aragon and Catalonia. Also known as the Fallas del Pirineo. UNESCO has...

San Juan del Monte Festivities

This is one of the oldest pilgrimages in the north of Spain. It is a festivity that dates back to the Middle Ages. Its numerous...

Week of the Zarzuela

The festival is entirely dedicated to the Spanish lyrical genre par excellence: the zarzuela. During it, the town's residents —along with the numerous professionals and...

Jarramplas

A popular festivity that represents the punishment of a cattle rustler who the people try to expel from the town “Jarramplas” is a character wearing...

Moors and Christians festival

It dates back to 1474 and is held in honour of Our Lady of Las Virtudes, the patron saint of Villena, who freed the...

Bread and cheese festival

This is one of the oldest festivities on the Iberian Peninsula. It takes place next to theShrine to the Santo Cristo de Quel. From there...

Baptism of the Child Jesus in Palencia

Also known as “El Bautizo” (The Baptism), it is one of the most widely acknowledged festivities in the province of Palencia. It is performed in...

Easter Week in Ponferrada

In addition to the inherent devotion of Easter Week, the processions in Ponferrada have a special something: the 'lambrión chupacandiles'. This religious brotherhood member...

Faldeta Day in Fraga

Faldeta Day in Fraga, in Huesca (Aragon), takes place in Abril and honours the "faldeta", the city's typical costume. These festivities are a tribute to...

Crosses and Fires of May

The May festivities in Los Realejos combine popular tradition and spectacular fireworks displays. The streets and homes in the Cruz Santa district are bedecked with...

Wine battle in Jumilla

JUMILLA is currently celebrating its annual wine festival, which runs until Sunday August 23. One of the highlights of the festivities is the 'Gran Cabalgata...

Another man dies after horrific goring at fiesta

A bull run at a local festival in Valencia Photo: Jose Jordan / AFP Fiona Govan · 14 Aug 2015, 15:32 Published: 14 Aug 2015 15:32...

Fiesta de La Rama festivity

Agaete, in the north of the island of Gran Canaria, celebrates this festivity to honour the Virgin of Las Nieves. The tradition consists of thousands...

Re-enactment of the Siege of Zaragoza

Battles, parades and acts of homage set in the Napoleonic era. The re-enactment of the Siege of Zaragoza is an accurate reproduction of the two...

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