SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS

SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS As everybody knows Sineu Market has been held weekly every wednesday since 1306, by a royal privilege granted by King James II, and over the years it was becoming a reference for the whole majorcan Pla , especially for the agricultural and livestock sector, which have gradually lose its importance in our islands, but …

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MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER

MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER-MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITIONS To find the origins of the early giants in Mallorca we would have to go back to the seventeenth century and to the village Soller where we found  the first giant in the procession of Corpus Christi. To raise awareness of the biblical passages, the roman catholic church organized the «entremeses» (short theatrical performances) …

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FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA

FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA Mallorca Private Tour Guides would like to thank Mrs. Inma de Benito and FEHM (Mallorca Hotels business federation) its invitation this morning to participate in the 1st Mallorca luxury tourism workshop organized by FEHM today at the Hotel Melia de Mar and have been opened by the General Director of Tourism Mr.Jaime Martinez, the …

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SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA-A PHOTO BLOG

SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA_PHOTO BLOG Last Thursday was held in the Palma, the most multitudinal procession of  majorcan holy week «SEMANA SANTA». The Christ of Blood «Cristo de la Sangre» procession, with more than 4000 penitents also called COFRADES or NAZARENOS belonging to 34 different Brotherhoods all of them dressed with a garment consisting in tunics or penitential robes, capirotes (hood …

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