“Curro de Candaoso” Viveiro, Lugo

Curro de Candaoso” or ‘Rapa Das Bestas’ of San Andrés de Boimente takes place on the first Sunday in July.  During the early hours and after the traditional breakfast of garlic soup, the horsemen round up the semi-feral horses living on the mountain and lead them to the ‘curro’ (corral), where the spectacle begins around eleven am. Continue reading “Curro de Candaoso” Viveiro, Lugo

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Viking Festival, Catoira

VIKING DINNER & LANDING 5/6 August 2017

Every first Sunday in August (6 August 2017), a Viking invasion is recreated in Catoira town, north-western Spain. The historic Viking Landing took place over a thousand years ago; this is the main event of the Viking Festival of Catoira.

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The Wedding of Isabel de Segura, Teruel

The wedding of Isabel de Segura, Teruel

The Wedding of Isabel de Segura commemorates the romance of the Teruel Lovers.

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‘Tamborrada’ of San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa-

TAMBORRADA DRUM PARADE, SAN SEBASTIAN

The ‘Tamborrada’ of San Sebastian is a festival held every year on January 20, the St. Sebastian´s Patron Saint´s Day. During the 24 hours the festival lasts, participants dressed as either cooks or military drummers from the Napoleonic period, march as ‘tamborradas’  playing drums and barrels throughout the streets of the city.

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