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The dance of the Cossiers Mallorca

THE DANCE OF THE COSSIERS. The ancestral dance of good and evil

The dance of the Cossiers is a popular dance from Mallorca which has been extensively documented since the 14th century. It has remained alive in the towns of Algaida and Montuïri, and has...
El canto de la Sibila (The Sybil’s song) Mallorca

EL CANTO DE LA SIBILA (THE SYBIL’S SONG). Tradition and mystery on Christmas Eve

On the 24th of December, the churches on Mallorca celebrate the Matines, the offices of Christmas Eve, to commemorate the birth of Christ. One of the most stirring moments is the Song of the Sybil....
Saint John festivities in Ciutadella Menorca

SAINT JOHN FESTIVITIES IN CIUTADELLA. Horses and tradition

Dovetailing with the summer solstice, Ciutadella plays host to the Saint John festivities. At that time, the quiet city transforms itself: lovely horses bedecked for the occasion and ridden by skilful...
Ball pagés (peasants’ ball) Formentera

BALL PAGéS (PEASANTS’ BALL). Emprendades and castanets

The ball pagés (peasants’ ball) is an ancient dance from Ibiza and Formentera. The men ask the women to dance with a harsh clack of his castanets. The women, dressed in elaborate outfits,...
Fiestas of Gràcia Menorca

FIESTAS OF GRàCIA. Horses and tradition in Maó

The fiestas to celebrate the patron saint’s day of Maó, the “Festes de la Verge Gràcia”, are held from 6th to 9th September. On September 7th, timed to coincide with...
Moors and Christians in Pollença Mallorca

MOORS AND CHRISTIANS IN POLLENçA. The major festival

The festivities of the patron saint of Pollença, Mare de Déu dels Àngels (Our Lady of Angels), are held on the 2nd of August and are famous for their large-scale simulation of...
Sant Antoni festivities Mallorca

SANT ANTONI FESTIVITIES. Night of fire and demons

The festivities celebrating the feast day of Sant Antoni (Saint Anthony) on the 17th of January are some of the most popular of their kind on Mallorca, and they are celebrated virtually all over...

Sineu Market

SINEU MARKET. A journey to mediaeval Mallorca

In Sineu a market that got started in 1306 by King James II is still held every Wednesday; historically it is one of the most important markets held on Mallorca. Sineu and other towns in the county...
La Mola market

LA MOLA MARKET. Art at the foot of the lighthouse

The hippy atmosphere of Formentera is intense in the Pilar de la Mola market, where craftspeople from the island gather to display their work in public. Without doubt this is one of the main tourist...
Las Dalias market

LAS DALIAS MARKET. The spirit of Ibiza

In 1954, Joan Marí opened up a dance hall in Sant Carles de Peralta which became the ultimate place on the island where people celebrated weddings, christenings, communions and parties. In the...
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