MALLORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NIEVE & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES

MAJORCAN SNOW HOUSES-CASAS DE NEU & NEVATERS (ice makers)-SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA-ANCIENT MAJORCAN TRADES Before the establishment of ice factories in Mallorca, this product was obtained on the island from the collection of  the snow falling in the mountains, especially the mountains of the Sierra de Tramuntana. Ice at that time, was a very popular product, it had important applications in …

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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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MALLORCA_ART AND CRAFTS-LLATRA-ART OF PALMS

Mallorca-Art and Crafts-LLATRA- ART OF PALMS  When Easter comes, our country Spain is full of stalls selling handmade palms with beautiful shapes that later will be sold to be blessed on Palm Sunday. Here in Mallorca, this sector includes not only these products typical of this  time of year, but we extend it to the production of  basketry  in all …

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BALEARIC ISLANDS NATIONAL DAY-MEDIEVAL MARKET

Mallorca Private Tour guides, wants to offer you some amazing pictures of the medieval market made in Palma last weekend, because of national day of the Balearic Islands (1st March). This is a great winter offer in Majorca, to discover traditions, arts and crafts, folklore and music and so much to see in Palma de Mallorca. tLet us guide you through …

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MAJORCAN ARTS & CRAFTS-GLASS BLOWING

Majorcan Arts & Crafts-Glass Blowing The art of glass blowing is very old in Majorca; we would have to go back to Roman times. The Glass we do in Mallorca can be perfectly compared for its quality with the famous Murano glass. The process of glass blowing consists of placing an iron tube (normally between 1 meter to 1.45 meters …

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