BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA

BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA Its position parallel to the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains, combined with a slight elevation, allowed the consolidation of large historical pathways, as the axis Palma-Pollentia during Roman times, the Raiguer´s path in the Islamic era, the Palma-Alcudia road in 19th century, and the Palma-Inca Railway in 1875. In Binissalem area …

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FROM GÜELL TO LLUC- A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA

FROM GÜELL TO LLUC-  A MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITION ” A PILGRIMAGE TO LLUC MONASTERY” IN THE HEART OF THE SIERRA DE TRAMUNTANA The Romans felt the special atmosphere in our Serra de Tramuntana. They named the valley, caught in between some of the highest mountains such as the Puig de Massanella, the Puig Roig, and  the Puig Tomir , “Lucus” …

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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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PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES Every year, my parents come to Mallorca to absorb some sun and warmth and forget about the rain and the cold of Belgium. As usually, when they arrive on the island, it starts to rain. I sincerely believe the Government of the Balearic Islands should offer them a free stay in Mallorca in times of …

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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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SOR FRANCINAINA CIRER-BLESSED HOLIDAY SOR FRANCINAINA -27th February-SENCELLES-MAJORCA

Sencelles, a town located in the center of the island Majorca, It´s the birthplace of the beatified sister, Francinaina Cirer (1st june 1781-27 february 1855) She is wellknown in Sencelles (mallorca) as «Aunt Xiroia» the family nickname. When she was 70 years old, togheter with 2 more nuns, she founded 1851, the comunity of the sisters of charity of San …

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