TAMBORRADA DRUM PARADE, San Sebastián, January 20th
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.
A mock military coup takes place in Ibi, Valencia region.
“Els Enfarinats”, in mock military dress and with their faces painted with colours, take over the streets. Armed with flour, eggs and firecrackers battle against the Opposition.