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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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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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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