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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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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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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THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES “SOBRASSADA”-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY

THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES “SOBRASSADA”-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY Its amazing to see how many proverbs have to deal with old  traditions and customs. The Spanish proverb “ a todo cerdo le llega su San Martin” refers to St Martin of Tours. Celebrated the 11th  of November, it was a reference to know when  was the time to do the  slaughter of …

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SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS

SINEU FAIR-MAY FAIR-MALLORCA MARKETS AND TRADITIONS As everybody knows Sineu Market has been held weekly every wednesday since 1306, by a royal privilege granted by King James II, and over the years it was becoming a reference for the whole majorcan Pla , especially for the agricultural and livestock sector, which have gradually lose its importance in our islands, but …

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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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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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SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS-THE HEART OF MALLORCA

SINEU AND ITS MONUMENTS -THE HEART OF MALLORCA Sineu, a historic village, located in the center of the island Majorca, in the middle of “Majorcan Plain“, where its history and monuments can be seen, walking through its streets and squares, so we invite all of you to discover with Mallorca Private Tour Guides each one of its nooks that will surely …

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