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Bous a la Mar

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A festival held annually in Spain. The name roughly translates to "Bulls to the Sea". In this festival, participants are tasked with getting a bull to jump into the sea. This is achieved by angering ...

San Fermin

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San Fermin is a worldwide known festival in Pamplona (Spain). The most famous aspect of the festival is the Running of the Bulls (Encierro in Spanish). San Fermin festival became so famous thanks to ...


Festivals; Spanish festivals

Bullfighting is a performance which takes places in Spain, France, Portugal and some countries of South America. Its origins are in the Bronze Age as a demonstration of courage, and then it "evolved" ...


Festivals; Spanish festivals

Nazarenes are the different members of the penitential corporations who accompany the pasos or tronos during the Easter processions wearing the characteristic robe and conic hood. The colour, ...

Tamborrada de San Sebastian

Festivals; Spanish festivals

The Tamborrada of San Sebastian (Spain) is the best known one along Spain. It consists in a concentration of drum players for 24 hours non-stop. Its origin is unknown, but what is known is that they ...


Festivals; Spanish festivals

The Momotxorro is a character of unknown origins in Alsasua's carnival (Navarre, Spain), half man half bull. This character is related with violence, robbery and even ripe. The Momotxorros run along ...

Feria de Abril

Festivals; Spanish festivals

Feria de Abril is actually the set of "casetas" and attractions located in the distric "Los Remedios" for the celebration of the festivals of Sevilla (Spain). Its origin is in 1847, when the ...

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