FREDERIC CHOPIN,BORN 1ST MARCH,THE POLISH COMPOSER WHO LIVED IN VALLDEMOSSA, MALLORCA.

FREDERIC CHOPIN,BORN 1ST MARCH,THE POLISH COMPOSER WHO LIVED IN VALLDEMOSSA, MALLORCA.  You are probably not the first, neither the last one to look up your horoscope to find out what the future has in store for you, or tried to find out the kind of character someone has. I don´t know if the parents of Chopin checked their son´s horoscope. …

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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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BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME “JUNIPERO”-28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO DE ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI

BLESSED FATHER SERRA-THE ORIGIN OF HIS NAME “JUNIPERO”- 28th AUGUST ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH-THE CONNECTION WITH JUNIPERO OF ASSISI AND ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI August 28th 1784,died at Mission San Carlos Borromeo , located next to Carmel river, near Monterey, our most illustrious Franciscan, Father Junipero Serra the founder of California´s missions. Many are the events that have been organized …

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BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA

BINISSALEM AND ITS LEGENDS-SA POTA DES REI-A MAJORCAN WINE AREA Its position parallel to the Sierra de Tramuntana mountains, combined with a slight elevation, allowed the consolidation of large historical pathways, as the axis Palma-Pollentia during Roman times, the Raiguer´s path in the Islamic era, the Palma-Alcudia road in 19th century, and the Palma-Inca Railway in 1875. In Binissalem area …

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1st Balearic Islands Demons, Devils and Fire Beasts Encounter-15th June-Sineu-Majorcan Folklore and Traditions

1st Balearic Islands; Demons, Devils and Fire Beast Encounter-15th June-Sineu-Majorcan Folklore and Traditions Currently, on the island, traditional demons and the majorcan demons of fire are participating in the Sint Anthony festivities celebrated in Mallorca on January 17th, this is the feast par excellence in Mallorca where are presente for sure, these characters “dimonis” are part of our popular culture. …

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ORANGE FESTIVITIES-CANONETA VARIETY-SOLLER-JUMEIRAH PORT SOLLER & SPA-A PARADISE ON EARTH

ORANGE FESTIVITIES-CANONETA VARIETY-SOLLER-JUMEIRAH PORT SOLLER & SPA-A PARADISE ON EARTH Soller is one of those nooks on Mallorca where the sea and mountains merge , forming a fertile valley,flooded with orange tree groves,and of course this is why the orange groves play an important role in Soller. One of the great experiences that Soller offers visitors is the orange blossom, …

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COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES

COSSIERS – CAVALLETS – CAVALLERS – ÀGUILES: GENUINE MAJORCAN FOLKLORE DANCES El ball dels cossiers’ are the very singular typical dance during celebrations in several villages in Mallorca as Montuïri, Algaida, Manacor, Inca, Pollença (àguiles), Artà , Alaró, Felanitx, Campos, Llucmajor (cavallets), Palma (cavallets de Ciutat) and Calvià (cavallers). They are part o an ancient tradition which was documented in …

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PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES Every year, my parents come to Mallorca to absorb some sun and warmth and forget about the rain and the cold of Belgium. As usually, when they arrive on the island, it starts to rain. I sincerely believe the Government of the Balearic Islands should offer them a free stay in Mallorca in times of …

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ARTA CAVES_WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE

ARTA CAVES-WHEN THE NATURE SCULPTS-WRITERS AND LEGENDS IN A NATURAL PARADISE Mallorca is an island that never ceases to surprise visitors, every place in this island becomes an experience that marks you forever and that leaves a lasting memory. There is so much to see and so many places to discover and for sure will leave you speechless, and one …

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