PANCARITATS & EMPANADAS-ANGEL SUNDAY-MALLORCA TRADITIONS

PANCARITATS & EMPANADAS-ANGEL SUNDAY-MALLORCA TRADITIONS-DOMINGO DEL ANGEL Sunday after Easter Sunday, in Palma de Mallorca, is celebrated the Angel Sunday  in Palma´s Bellver Castle, one of the most emblematic Gothic monuments of the city, which also offers spectacular views over Palma. Angel Sunday is the day of Pancaritat in Palma, and this day is celebrated to honor the patron saint …

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MALLORCA_ART AND CRAFTS-LLATRA-ART OF PALMS

Mallorca-Art and Crafts-LLATRA- ART OF PALMS  When Easter comes, our country Spain is full of stalls selling handmade palms with beautiful shapes that later will be sold to be blessed on Palm Sunday. Here in Mallorca, this sector includes not only these products typical of this  time of year, but we extend it to the production of  basketry  in all …

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IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES-JEWISH HERITAGE

IT IS TIME TO RUBIOLS AND CRESPELLS-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY-EASTER SPECIALTIES- JEWISH HERITAGE In the wide Balearic gastronomy, we find sweet recipes made ​​for Easter. As the majorcan Rubiols.  Apparently the Rubiols has a Jewish origin, because of Jewish influence in Mallorca. The Rubiol is one of the pastries made by many majorcan families at home for Easter. A Rubiol is basically …

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SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA-A PHOTO BLOG

SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK IN PALMA_PHOTO BLOG Last Thursday was held in the Palma, the most multitudinal procession of  majorcan holy week “SEMANA SANTA”. The Christ of Blood “Cristo de la Sangre” procession, with more than 4000 penitents also called COFRADES or NAZARENOS belonging to 34 different Brotherhoods all of them dressed with a garment consisting in tunics or penitential robes, capirotes (hood …

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Easter Procession in Palma de Mallorca-Cristo de La Sangre

One of the most emotional moments in the Holy Thursday in Palma de Mallorca also called the procession of Christ of the Blood “Cristo de La Sangre”. Watch the moment when the costaleros”float-carriers raise to heaven the throne of the Virgin “Nuestra Señora de La Salud” Let us guide you into the amazing Easter traditions, our processions, beautiful floats, nazarenos …

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EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA

EASTER IN SINEU-SEMANA SANTA-HOLY WEEK-MALLORCA Easter in Majorca is not only a religious celebration to commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus, but also is a tradition with marked popular character. Palm Sunday liturgical celebrations begin with the blessing of the palms and the procession of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and in all the parishes of the island is commemorated …

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