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  • Falconry, a living human heritage.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …The UNESCO has awarded falconry the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation because it is a real social tradition that cares for the environment and that is passed on from generation to generation. This acti…

  • The "Silbo Gomero" (Whistled language).

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Gomera. (Canary Islands) A unique whistled language in the world, fully developed and practised by a large community (more than 22,000 people). It was awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designati…

  • Irrigators' tribunals of the Spanish Mediterranean coast: the Council of Wise Men of the Plain of Murcia and the Water Tribunal of the Plain of Valencia.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Both tribunals were awarded the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity designation in 2009 because they are legal water management institutions introduced by tradition and which are still used today, since the t…

  • The Day of the Holy Innocents.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …This is one of the most popular and entertaining Christmas traditions in Spain. December 28 is the day when everyone is allowed to play practical jokes and when it is customary to buy joke articles in Christmas markets l…

  • Flamenco.

    Travel ideas, World Heritage | Intangible heritage

    …Flamenco is a form of popular artistic expression representing a long-standing tradition that appears on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This art form combines vocal music, dance and musica…

  • Santísima Vera Cruz Fiesta. Caravaca de la Cruz.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Caravaca de la Cruz. Murcia. The purpose of this pilgrimage is to bless the fields. This fiesta has been celebrated since the Middle Ages and is a mixture of culture, history and legend, where all the locals get involved…

  • Corpus Christi in Villa de Mazo. Villa de Mazo.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Pueblo, El. Villa de Mazo. La Palma. (Canary Islands) E-mail: ayuntamiento@villademazo.es. http://www.villademazo.es/. Villa de Mazo, on the Canary Island of La Palma, fills with colour and the scent of flowers for the s…

  • Fire festivals for the summer solstice in the Pyrenees.

    Calendar, World Heritage | Fiestas, Intangible heritage

    …Regiones de Sobrarbe y La Ribagorza (Aragón) y regiones de Alta Ribagorza, Berguedá, Pallars Jussà, Pallars Sobirá y la Val d'Aran (Cataluña). http://fallasdelpirineo.com. An ancestral tradition celebrating the arrival o…

  • Corpus Procession. Béjar.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Béjar. Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: turismo@ayobejar.com. www.aytobejar.com. The town of Béjar (Salamanca) celebrates the festival of Corpus Christi in its own distinctive way with the "Procession of the Moss Men". …

  • The San Juan Bonfires. La Coruña.

    Calendar | Fiestas

    …Coruña, A. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.hoguerassanjuan.com. A Coruña , in the Region of Galicia, becomes one huge bonfire to celebrate the arrival of summer on the night of San Juan. Different activities related to this fies…


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