Soller Christmas lights
Live updates: Countdown is taking place for the lights to be turned on.
Image of what the "gift" will look like.
Part of the 2020 Christmas lights in Palma.
Why not come to Palma this Christmas season and enjoy the many celebrations the city has from the Christmas lights, to the nativity scenes or do your Christmas shopping while staying at one of Palma's many boutique hotels.
Last year's Christmas lights in Palma (2020).
Frank Leavers talks about some of the New Year' s resolutions and the weather.
Podemos were demanding an audit of the tourism ministry; there was a less than convincing explanation about how the tourist tax is spent; matters were heading towards the courts and Brussels; and the lights went on in Palma.
The Christmas lights are turned on in Palma this Thursday. There are fairs for the esclata-sang mushroom in Mancor, rice in Sa Pobla and "vi novell" (nouveau) in Santa Maria. The Mancor fair features a demons' fire-run on Friday night. Bunyola has its Santa Catalina fair as well. Legendary British folk guitarist/singer Martin Simpson is in Palma on Wednesday evening.
Bulletin organises festive reception at top Palma hotel for the big event in Plaza Cort.
The town hall believes there would be overcrowding (of people and traffic) if the lights coincided with Black Friday.
The start of the Christmas period was officially marked when Palma's lights went on, goats were on the controversy menu, the airports authority was accused of hiding information, Podemos wished to contain tourists, and Calvia was promoting flower power.
Fairs and fiestas
The Christmas lights in Palma were finally and officially switched on at seven this evening.
Next year's season is due to be even longer. We reported on a hotel that has been staying open all year since the early '70s. Palma's politics were keeping the Christmas lights off. There were awards and there was a story about Ava Gardner.