The footwear industry in Lloseta began rather humbly at the end of the nineteenth century, but by the 1930s it was the municipality’s principal industry, one of the most important businesses having been Calzados Ordinas.
Lloseta shoe fair is this weekend.
The shoemakers of the late nineteenth century were in fact the best paid workers in Mallorca, but even so, they weren’t that well paid.
Corpus Christi procession in Palma and the traditional dance of the eagles and Sant Joan Pelós in Pollensa on Sunday.Lloseta Shoes Fair at the weekend; also the Arta Beer Festival and more for the Manacor Fairs and Fiestas.Sa Pobla celebrates potatoes with its gastronomy fair.Dirty Dancing continues at Palma Auditorium.
Manacor's second weekend of its spring fairs, with cossier dancers on Sunday. Lloseta has its shoes fair. It's Arta's beer festival on Friday evening and all Saturday. Sa Pobla goes gastronomic with potatoes. British pianist James Rhodes is in Palma on Sunday. Ricky Martin at Palma Arena on Wednesday is sold out.