Santa Catalina Thomàs is well known as La Beata.
La Beateta from last year, Maria Helena Serra Truyols, accompanied by her angels.
Of the various fiestas for Santa Catalina Thomàs, La Beata, none of them owe anything to the dates for her birth or death or for her beatification and canonisation.
One of the most important of Majorca's fiesta occasions - the La Beata procession in Santa Margalida. At Vilafranca's fair it is the contest to find the biggest melon.
Another week rammed with fiestas. Fireworks and/or demons in Alcudia, Algaida, Binissalem, Manacor, Paguera, Playa de Muro, Portocolom, Santanyi, Son Serra de Marina and Vilafranca; the "triumphal carriage" for La Beata in Valldemossa on Sunday; Cossiers dance on two occasions in Algaida; Manacor's "mule", giants, horses and more for the Sant Jaume grand parade; Pollensa's La Patrona starts; S'Arracó stages its highly popular night of art; American funk-soul sax legend Maceo Parker in Port Adriano.
The Campos fair on Thursday. The Felanitx "pebre bord" pepper fair at the weekend. Palma's La Beata procession for Santa Catalina Thomàs as a girl is on Saturday. Santanyi fair with demons fire-run on Saturday. Michael Jackson "Forever" show at Palma Auditorium. The multi-genre "Music Has No Limits" show at the Trui Theatre.
The famous La Beata procession in Santa Margalida this Sunday; the town has its demons' correfoc on Friday. Sant Joan's demons are out and about in different guises on Tuesday and Wednesday. Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume Fiestas start on Thursday. Vilafranca's melon fair and fiestas, including Saturday's melon battle.
The La Beata procession in Santa Margalida on Sunday, one of the fiesta highlights of the summer; demons and correfocs in Felanitx (Monday), Sant Joan (Tuesday), Santa Margalida (Friday), Vilafranca (Saturday). Santa Ponsa's Rei en Jaume fiestas start on Thursday. Vilafranca's melon fair and fest from Thursday, including the melon battle on Saturday afternoon. Puerto Pollensa's Bye Bye Summer evening on Friday.
The climax to the Sant Jaume fiestas on Tuesday - a pyromusical spectacular in Alcudia, demons in Manacor, fireworks in Binissalem and Santanyi. Pollensa's La Patrona starts (Moors and Christians not till 2 August). The triumphal carriage of La Beata (really La Beateta) in Valldemossa on Friday. Arta Sant Salvador starts with demons on Friday night. Inca demons and fireworks on Sunday. And fireworks on Sunday in Playa de Muro as well. S'Arracó night of art on Thursday. George Benson in Port Adriano on Tuesday.
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