LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA

LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA Surely many of us don´t know that Mallorca in proportion is the place in Spain where a larger amount of  traditional nativity scenes are preserved, prabably many of you will be surprised to discover that the oldest nativity scene in Spain, is here in Mallorca in Palma …

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LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA

LA SANG NATIVITY SCENE-THE OLDEST NATIVITY SCENE IN SPAIN-NATIVITY SCENES TOUR IN PALMA Surely many of us don´t know that Mallorca in proportion is the place in Spain where a larger amount of  traditional nativity scenes are preserved, prabably many of you will be surprised to discover that the oldest nativity scene in Spain, is here in Mallorca in Palma …

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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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LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL

LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL The cathedral’s impressive late-gothic organ is placed above the chapel of the Piedad (Piety). Dating from 1795 (Gabriel Tomás from Llucmajor-Majorca) and restored in 1926 and 1993. This organ was built holding the pipe set as a fan display, following the dominant Spanish fan-like. The pipe organ has four manual keyboards with …

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JUNIPERIAN YEAR-PALMA DE MALLORCA-13th APRIL

JUNIPERIAN YEAR-PALMA DE MALLORCA-13th APRIL Mallorca Private Tour Guides  wants to remind you that tomorrow  Saturday,  13th April in commemoration of the YEAR JUNIPERIANO in Palma de Mallorca, and to remember that 13th April 1749 Father Junipero Serra left Mallorca, his homeland to join Franciscan missions culminating with the foundation of the  Golden state of California. The program of events …

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DISCOVER LLUCMAJOR WITH MALLORCA PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES-PURE HISTORY IN THE SOUTH OF MALLORCA

 DISCOVER LLUCMAJOR WITH MALLORCA PRIVATE TOUR GUIDES-PURE HISTORY IN THE SOUTH OF MAJORCA This country town, LLUCMAJOR; the largest in southern Mallorca, has a place in history – it was the site of the battle in 1349 where Pere IV of Aragon killed his relative Jaume III to end Mallorca’s time as an independent kingdom. Jaume’s death is commemorated by …

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