Etiqueta 'Fiestas'
"Christians" entering the battle in Pollensa (Moors v. Christians, 2 August).


What's on in Majorca: 1-7 August

Fiestas this week in, among other places, Cala d'Or, Cala Millor, Can Picafort, Colonia Sant Jordi, with the highlight being the Moors and Christians battle in Pollensa on Tuesday. Legendary American guitarist John Abercrombie kicks off the Sa Pobla Jazz Festival, the Pollensa Festival starts, David Guetta returns to Magalluf and the remains of ELO are in Port Adriano.

Andrew Ede31/07/2016 00:00

The Valldemossa "triumphal carriage" last year, with "La Beateta" at the back.


What's on in Majorca: 25 - 31 July

Fiesta highlights this week - the procession of the "triumphal carriage" of La Beata in Valldemossa, Pollensa's La Patrona gets under way, night parties and demons galore. Arta, Cala Millor, Colonia Sant Jordi, Inca among the locations. Otherwise there is the Night of Art in S'Arraco (Andratx), while Rudimental and Example appear in Magalluf.

Andrew Ede24/07/2016 00:00

There have been previous incidents at Biniali's fiestas, though not of the nature of the one last week.


Teenagers sought to "lynch" a youth at Biniali fiestas

The incident was sparked off by a violent exchange between two youths at the fiestas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/07/2016 00:00

Procession for Virgen del Carmen in Puerto Pollensa.


What's on in Majorca - 12 to 17 July

Fiestas for Virgen del Carmen. Queen tribute performances in Palma and Alcudia. Classical at Bellver Castle. And more.

Andrew Ede10/07/2016 00:00

The horse fiesta of Ciutadella for Sant Joan in midsummer was in jeopardy because of the legislation.

Animal welfare

Horse fiestas prohibition an "error" in new animal protection law

Baltasar Picornell of Podemos says that the new amendment will seek to make clear what types of celebration with animals will be permissible.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/06/2016 00:00

Demons take to the streets of Palma

Fairs and Fiestas

Demons take to the streets of Palma

Palma was full of demonic activity last night for the fiery climax to the city's Sant Sebastià fiestas.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter24/01/2016 00:00

Delighted residents of Inca, following the blessing two years ago.

Fairs and Fiestas

Blessings, pine-climbing and more demons: Sant Antoni Day

The day is most noted for the blessings of animals - Sant Antoni is the patron of the protection of animals - and these occur all over the island.

Andrew Ede16/01/2016 00:00

Demons' fire-run - the correfoc.

Fairs and Fiestas

The night of fires: Sant Antoni Eve in Majorca

Your comprehensive listing (as comprehensive as possible) of what's going on for the greatest fiesta night of the Majorcan calendar: Sant Antoni Eve.

Andrew Ede15/01/2016 00:00

Manacor taking special security measures for Sant Antoni

Fairs and Fiestas

Manacor taking special security measures for Sant Antoni

Manacor has responded to the level four anti-terrorist alert that is in place across Spain.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/01/2016 00:00

The pine in Formentor has been chosen.

Northern News Spotlight

Preparing for the Sant Antoni Fiestas

The build-up to the Sant Antoni Fiestas (16 / 17 January) contains as much tradition as the fiestas themselves.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter12/01/2016 00:00

An estimated 300,000 people flocked to Inca to enjoy the glorious weather and the island’s largest agricultural fair of the year.

Fairs and Fiestas

Inca hosts the biggest fair of the year

Council sources said that they had prepared for some 300,000 people to visit the fair.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/11/2015 00:00

Sailors in their underwear in Bunyola.


Bunyola celebrates its fiestas dressed in underwear

The people of Bunyola yesterday celebrated one of the stranger fiesta events that occur in Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter20/09/2015 00:00

The dragon "de na Coca" at the Saint Sebastian fiestas in January.


People's participation in Palma's Sebastian fiestas

The fiestas have been criticised in recent years, and so participation is seen as one way of restoring affection for them.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/09/2015 00:00

Swimmers get their duck trophies.

Animal welfare

Santa Margalida still battling for the ducks' return

The annual duck release and swim in Can Picafort, postponed from 15 August due to rough sea, went ahead at midday today.

Andrew Ede23/08/2015 00:00

Anxiety over some fiesta fireworks' displays because of conditions.


Capdepera fireworks can go ahead

The go-ahead has been given to fireworks displays in Capdepera and Alcalfar (Sant Lluís, Minorca), following an initial rejection of permission by the regional government.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/08/2015 00:00

The Cossiers and the flower of myrtle dance.


Cossiers defy the elements

The Cossiers of Montuiri will be dancing again this coming Sunday evening, 23 August (from 6.30pm).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter16/08/2015 00:00

Archive photo of the Ecology Fair that has taken place since 2007.


Upset at Can Picafort fair not going ahead

Mayor Martí Torres (Partido Popular) says that there has been insufficient time to organise such a "worthy" event.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/08/2015 00:00


An injection of fun, please

Why does Majorca keep its fiestas a big secret, they could be sold globally.  

Humphrey Carter01/08/2015 00:00