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Festivals held in January in the Basque Country

‘Tamborrada’ of San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa-

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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