1st Balearic Islands Demons, Devils and Fire Beasts Encounter-15th June-Sineu-Majorcan Folklore and Traditions

1st Balearic Islands; Demons, Devils and Fire Beast Encounter-15th June-Sineu-Majorcan Folklore and Traditions Currently, on the island, traditional demons and the majorcan demons of fire are participating in the Sint Anthony festivities celebrated in Mallorca on January 17th, this is the feast par excellence in Mallorca where are presente for sure, these characters “dimonis” are part of our popular culture. …

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COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES

COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES El ball dels cossiers’ are the very singular typical dance during celebrations in several villages in Mallorca as Montuïri, Algaida, Manacor, Inca, Pollença (àguiles), Artà , Alaró, Felanitx, Campos, Llucmajor (cavallets), Palma (cavallets de Ciutat) and Calvià (cavallers). They are part o an ancient tradition which was documented 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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EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA

EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA Easter in Majorca is not only a religious celebration to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus, but also is a tradition with marked popular character. Palm Sunday liturgical celebrations begin with the blessing of the palms and the procession of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and in all the parishes of the island is commemorated …

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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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