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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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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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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