ORIGEN FIESTA DEL MUCH EN SINEU

Hace una quincena de años un grupo de amigos celebraba las fiestas de la Mare de Déu de Sineu día 14 de agosto con una comida que se alargaba hasta altas horas de la tarde. Poco a poco otras pandillas de jóvenes empezaron también a celebrar comidas similares (dinars de germanor, se llamaban). Poco a poco se fueron incorporando más …

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SOR FRANCINAINA CIRER-BLESSED HOLIDAY SOR FRANCINAINA -27th February-SENCELLES-MAJORCA

This year we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beatification of Sor Francinaina Cirer also known as “aunt Xiroia” by the citizens of Sencelles, her birthplace. Sencelles has organize several acts to commemorate this anniversary, but of course Mallorca Private Tour Guides recommends you to visit Sencelles next 27th february when the people dressed with the old”payes” garments made the …

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SANT ANTONI-SINT ANTHONY´S FESTIVITY IN MALLORCA-BENEIDES-ANIMALS BLESSINGS-17TH JANUARY

SANT ANTONI-SINT ANTHONY FESTIVITY IN MALLORCA-BENEIDES-ANIMALS BLESSINGS-17TH JANUARY Today 17th January is Sint ANTHONY´S day, Mallorca Private Tour Guides wants to take this opportunity to congratulate all the Antonios and Antonias. St. Anthony´s festivity has a strong tradition in Mallorca where the famous Beneïdes are held, (animals blessings), people are taking  animals to be blessed. Also in many parts of the …

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NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS

NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS If you decide to visit Mallorca by Christmas, these days you will find  in Mallorca , many churches and nativity scenes decorated with the typical Mallorcan Neules. Surely many times we have wondered which is the origin of this peculiar ornament associated to Mallorcan Christmas. Anciently these Neules were edible, …

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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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IT´S CHRISTMAS TIME-NATIVITY SCENES-COME AND ENJOY OUR CHRISTMAS TOUR- THE PERFECT GIFT; A CULTURAL TOUR –THE CORT NATIVITY SCENE-PALMA DE MALLORCA

IT´S CHRISTMAS TIME-NATIVITY SCENES-COME AND ENJOY OUR CHRISTMAS TOUR- THE PERFECT GIFT; A CULTURAL TOUR –THE CORT NATIVITY SCENE-PALMA DE MALLORCA To discover the origin of the first Nativity scenes we should go back to the early Christians, because it have been found in the catacombs in Rome some remains of the first nativity scenes, which shows us that it´s …

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MALLORCA XMAS MARKETS-AMAZING SETTING “EL PUEBLO ESPAÑOL”-SPANISH VILLAGE

MALLORCA XMAS MARKETS-AMAZING SETTING “EL PUEBLO ESPAÑOL”-SPANISH VILLAGE Christmas is coming, it’s time for celebrations, family gatherings, xmas decorations in our houses and roads, dress our tables for the occasion, and there is not a better way to enjoy majorcan xmas than visit one of the traditional christmas markets that take place in our island. Yesterday, sunday 15th, ended one …

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ALL SAINTS FESTIVITY-“TOTS SANTS”-ITS TIME FOR CANDIE ROSARIES IN MALLORCA-MALLORCA TRADITIONS, GASTRONOMY AND FESTIVITIES

ALL SAINTS FESTIVITY-“TOTS SANTS”-ITS TIME FOR CANDIE ROSARIES IN MALLORCA-MALLORCA TRADITIONS, GASTRONOMY AND FESTIVITIES All Saints “TOTS SANTS” festivity is coming, and Mallorca´s  confectionery and Candy stores, are already decorated with the famous “ROSARIS ENSUCRATS” (sweets rosaries or Candies rosaries). All Saints holiday “Tots Sants” or (omnia sanctorum) celebrated on November 1st, is a tradition deeply rooted in our island, …

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