PANCARITAT IN MALLORCA-ANGEL SUNDAY-MALLORCA EASTER TRADITIONS

PANCARITAT IN MALLORCA; ANGEL SUNDAY; MALLORCA EASTER TRADITIONS The Holy Week has ended. It was a week of solemn processions which started on Palm Sunday with the blessing of the palms and ended with the Encounter procession, loaded with emotions. During the holy Week, not a household on Mallorca that did not bake some of the typical pastries. Many tuned …

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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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DISNEY MAGIC CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-DISNEY MAGIC WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE. SET SAIL FOR LONG LIFE FAMILY MEMORIES

DISNEY MAGIC CALLS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-DISNEY MAGIC WHERE DREAMS COME TRUE-SET SAIL FOR LONG LIFE FAMILY MEMORIES Friday 12th July, the Disney Magic called in Palma de Mallorca, in one of the two scales that Disney Cruise Line have planned this year in Mallorca, next time that Disney Magic visits Palma will be on August 9th. Disney Cruise Line is …

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DISCOVER PALMA COURTYARDS IN A WALKING TOUR-PALMA PATIOS

DISCOVER PALMA COURTYARDS IN A WALKING TOUR-PALMA PATIOS PALMA HOUSES AND COURTYARDS “PATIOS” Up to the middle of the XX century, the city Palma de Mallorca was the site of one of the most important concentrations of stately homes in the Mediterranean. A long series of historic circumstances, especially socio-economic, caused certain social structures and way of life typical of …

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VENUS THE IPHONE OF YACHTS- THE LAST PROJECT OF A GENIUS-STEVE JOBS-“VENUS” APPLE FOUNDER´s YACHT, DOCKS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-LAST JOBS´s MASTERPIECE

  VENUS THE IPHONE OF  YACHTS- THE LAST PROJECT OF A GENIUS-STEVE JOBS-“VENUS” APPLE FOUNDER´s YACHT, DOCKS IN PALMA DE MALLORCA-LAST JOBS´s MASTERPIECE These days In Club de Mar, Palma de Mallorca is docked a stunning yacht “Venus”, the Apple founder´s yacht,Steve Jobs and in which participated the famous french arquitecter Phillipe Starck. The last Steve Jobs´s masterpiece, the Venus …

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71 SERRA INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS-MALLORCA-JAUME ANGLADA CONCERT IN THE CATHEDRAL “LA SEO”

71 SERRA INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS-MALLORCA-JAUME ANGLADA CONCERT IN THE CATHEDRAL “LA SEO” On Thursday, June 20th, and connected with the celebration of the 71st edition of Serra International Congress being held these days in Palma, in the Cathedral in Palma ” La Seo” was held a benefit concert for Caritas Mallorca. To this concert attended by many personalities of the island, …

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MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER

MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER-MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITIONS To find the origins of the early giants in Mallorca we would have to go back to the seventeenth century and to the village Soller where we found  the first giant in the procession of Corpus Christi. To raise awareness of the biblical passages, the roman catholic church organized the “entremeses” (short theatrical performances) …

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MSC PREZIOSA-THE NEWEST SHIP ON THE HIGH SEAS

MSC PREZIOSA-THE NEWEST SHIP ON THE HIGH SEAS-CALLING IN PALMA DE MALLORCA Yesterday 25th April and due to bad weather on the Mediterranean, the newest ship of the MSC fleet, the MSC PREZIOSA visited the port of Palma de Mallorca. The vessel arrived to Palma 12.18 am and left the port at 00.05 The ship was built in France by …

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LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL

LA SEO-PALMA DE MALLORCA-THE ORGAN IN THE CATHEDRAL The cathedral’s impressive late-gothic organ is placed above the chapel of the Piedad (Piety). Dating from 1795 (Gabriel Tomás from Llucmajor-Majorca) and restored in 1926 and 1993. This organ was built holding the pipe set as a fan display, following the dominant Spanish fan-like. The pipe organ has four manual keyboards with …

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