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  • Bonfires of San Juan. Alicante.

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    …Alicante-Alacant. Alicante. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Fax.: +34 966385268 | E-mail: federacio@hogueras.org. http://www.hogueras.org/. Bonfires of San Juan (Alicante). Alicante celebrates the coming of summer with the bonfires of San Juan. In a spectacular display of music, colour and fireworks,…

  • Moors and Christians festival in honour of San Jorge. Banyeres de Mariola.

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    …Banyeres de Mariola. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) http://comunitatvalenciana.com/. Fiesta in honour of the relics of San Jorge Mártir. The Moor and Christian fiestas in honour of San Jorge Mártir are staged in Banyeres de Mariola from 22-25 April each year. Another celebration takes place the firs…

  • Easter Week in Burgos. Burgos.

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    …Burgos. (Castile-Leon) http://semanasantaburgos.com/. Easter Week in Burgos is based on the liturgical representations that became important in Castile from the 13th century onwards. In fact, most of the religious brotherhoods taking part date back to the Middle Ages, when they were associated with …

  • Stations of the Cross in Easter week. Mérida.

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    …Mérida. Badajoz. (Extremadura) http://www.semanasantademerida.org/. This thrilling procession takes place in the early hours of Easter Wednesday to Thursday in the city of Mérida (Extremadura ). The celebration begins with a procession in which the Medieval image of the Christ of the “O” is borne fr…

  • Sagrada Familia and Santísimo Cristo patron saint's day fiesta. Vall d'Uixó, La.

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    …Av. Espronceda, 24 A entresuelo. 12004. Vall d'Uixó, La. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Fax.: 964 359 870 | E-mail: turismodecastellon@dipcas.es. http://turismodecastellon.com/. Fun for all ages and religious worship come together at these festivities. La Vall d’Uixó, in Castellón, holds its patro…

  • Easter week in Ciudad Real. Ciudad Real.

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    …Calle Caballeros, 7. 13001. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: asociacion@ciudadrealcofrade.es. http://www.ciudadrealcofrade.es/. Participatory, austere and with great artistic beauty. The Easter week celebrations in Ciudad Real are of great artistic and cultural interest. They have a marked B…

  • Virgen de Ermitana patron saint's day fiesta. Peníscola-Peñíscola.

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    …Av. Espronceda, 24 A entresuelo. 12004. Peníscola-Peñíscola. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) http://www.peniscola.es/peniscola/fiestas-tradicionales/. Peñiscola pays tribute to its patron saint with the danses, traditional ancestral dances. In September, Peñíscola, on the coast of Castellón, commem…

  • The Caballada Fiesta. Atienza.

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    …Atienza. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: ofi.turismo@cuenca.es. http://www.turismocastillalamancha.es/. Popular fiestas with typical costumes that recreate the history of the town. It commemorates the charge of muleteers in Atienza, 1162, that saved king Alfonso VIII from falling into the h…

  • Easter week in Granada. Granada.

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    …Granada. (Andalusia) http://www.granadatur.com/semana-santa. Monumental settings for a colourful and memorable celebration. There are numerous unforgettable moments in the Easter celebrations in Granada, in which 32 cofradías (brotherhoods) participate. Unique settings such as the Albayzín quarter, …

  • "Cascamorras". Guadix.

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    …Guadix. Granada. (Andalusia) http://el-cascamorras.com/. The "Cascamorras", a character reminiscent of medieval jongleurs, comes up against the inhabitants of Baza and Guadix in a traditional and harmless battle. In September, Guadix and Baza, in the province of Granada, live one of the most long-aw…

  • Bringing down of the Virgin of Los Reyes. Frontera.

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    …C/ Dr. Quintero 4. 38900. La Dehesa. Frontera. Hierro. (Canary Islands) E-mail: turismo@el-hierro.org. http://www.bajadaelhierro.es/. On the first Saturday in July, every four years, the island of El Hierro, in the Canary Islands, celebrates their most important festivity in which the Virgin of Los …

  • Nuestra Señora del Rosario patron saint's day fiesta. Agüimes.

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    …C/ Triana 93. 35002. Agüimes. Gran Canaria. (Canary Islands) Fax.: 928 219 601 | http://www.grancanaria.com/patronato_turismo/. The happy commemoration of an ancient tradition. This fiesta, in the town of Agüimes, Gran Canaria, attracts many visitors year after year, calling to mind one of the oldes…

  • Medieval Theatre Festival. Hita.

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    …c\ San Pedro, 6. 19248. Hita. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) E-mail: turismo@hita.es. http://www.hita.es/web/. Festival of Medieval Theatre in Hita. Along with representations of medieval plays there are also processions and popular dances. Halfway through the afternoon, the Festival begins, with …

  • Festival of the Vaquilla. Colmenar Viejo.

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    …Colmenar Viejo. Madrid. http://www.colmenarviejo.com/. Every year, Colmenar Viejo, in the Madrid region, celebrates this colourful festival which commemorates the cattle migration tradition of old. The event recreates the driving of the cattle (“vaquillas”) through the streets of the town, but in a …

  • Easter Week in Viveiro. Viveiro.

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    …Viveiró. Viveiro. Lugo. (Galicia) http://www.turgalicia.es. A moving representation of the death of Jesus Christ. There are several key events in the Easter Week celebrations in Viveiro that give the religious processions that wind through its streets an exceptional intensity and emotional charge. O…

  • The Passion in Chinchón. Chinchón.

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    …Chinchón. Madrid. http://www.pasiondechinchon.com/. This living representation is held in the historic centre of the town on the night of Easter Saturday. During Easter Week Chinchón, in the Region of Madrid, commemorates the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ with a theatrical represen…

  • Aranjuez Mutiny Fiestas. Aranjuez.

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    …Plaza de la Constitución s/n 1ª Planta. Aranjuez. Madrid. E-mail: fiestas@aranjuez.es. http://www.aranjuez.es/index.php/fiestas. Performance of the mutiny against Godoy. In each district in Aranjuez scenes of the mutiny are depicted, by about a hundred residents in the town, with texts based on 'Epi…

  • New Year’s Eve. Madrid.

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    …Madrid. www.esmadrid.com. One of the most important celebrations of the Christmas period is New Year’s Eve – a special dinner where the last night of the year usually becomes one big party. As the clock strikes twelve, signalling the arrival of the New Year, families in Spain come together to eat 12…

  • Buitrago del Lozoya's Medieval Fair.

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    …Buitrago del Lozoya. Madrid. Oficina de Turismo. E-mail: turismo@buitrago.org. http://www.ayto-buitragodellozoya.es/. A different idea which will transport you back to a time of kings, knights and princesses. For three days at the start of September, the town of Buitrago del Lozoya travels back to t…

  • Easter Week in Cartagena. Cartagena.

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    …Cartagena. Murcia. http://semanasanta.cartagena.es. The Easter Week commemorations in this town are particularly famous for the magnificent floral decorations adorning the religious statues. In Cartagena there is a marked 'rivalry' between the two main religious brotherhoods, the marrajos and the ca…

  • Easter Week in Lorca. Lorca.

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    …Lorca. Murcia. http://semanasantalorca.com/. The highlight of this Holy Week is its ostentatiousness. This fiesta is also known as the 'Whites and the Blues'. Although there are other fraternities in Lorca, these two are the most important and there is a clear rivalry between them. The grand process…

  • Easter Week in Murcia. Murcia.

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    …Murcia. E-mail: portal@regiondemurcia.com. http://www.regmurcia.com/servlet/s.Sl?sit=c,386,m,1287. Holy Week in Murcia. Baroque Holy Week. This Holy Week is characterised by the Nazarenes in their tunics of many colours and their giant 'bellies', which are actually a large bag attached with a tight …

  • Easter Week in Jumilla. Jumilla.

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    …Jumilla. Murcia. E-mail: info@semanasanta-jumilla.es. http://semanasanta-jumilla.es/. The Easter week celebrations in Jumilla, Murcia, are almost 600 years old. This is the most important fiesta on the town calendar. It is outstanding for its colour, artistic wealth and for the enthusiasm of the loc…

  • The Volatín and Angel Easter celebrations. Tudela.

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    …Tudela. Navarre. On the final days of Easter week, Tudela, in Navarre, holds its Volatín and Ángel celebrations, a custom that dates back to the Middle Ages. At 10am on Holy Saturday the Volatín (a wooden/rag doll with a cigar/firework in its mouth) is publicly shaken and burned. Once set alight, th…