Almogía

Day of the Almonds

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

Day of the Almonds.  First Sunday in October. The event involves more than fifty exhibitors from local companies with the aim of promoting local produce and publicizes the traditions surrounding the cultivation and processing of almonds. The program of events includes tastings of almonds, almond-based desserts and sweets, Moscatel wine etc.

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Threshing Festival

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Threshing Festival. Early August. The people remember every summer how in old times the straw was separated from the grain by the art of threshing. This contest has three parts: the singing, threshing by roll and threshing on boards, and there is, of course, stew, “pringá” and gazpacho for all attendees.

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August Fair

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August Fair. August 15th. Festivities in honor of the patroness, Our Lady of the Assumption, and the Patron Saints San Roque and San Sebastián. The highlight is the procession of the Patron Saints, the Verdiales song Festival, and the threshing competiton, which recalls how the grain was separated from the wheat by the art of [...]

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Verdiales Festival

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Verdiales Festival. Early August. The Verdial Almogía style, is one of the earliest expressions of folklore of Europe, which arose from the people of Almogía fields, hence the town is considered “Home of the Verdiales”. It involves musical groups representing  three styles: Almogía, Mountains of Málaga and Comares. The town is esparated by the river, [...]

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Barranco del Sol Fair

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Fair of the Neighborhood Barranco del Sol. June, San Juan. The neighbors make “juas”, dolls that are burned at midnight. In some streets there are altars in honor of San Juan, adorned with plants, copperware and shawls.

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Pilgrimage of San Isidro Labrador

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Pilgrimage of San Isidro Labrador. Around May 15th. Visitors will be able to enjoy outdoor activities such as horse racing with ribbons clay pigeon shooting, carts competition…

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Verdiales Fiesta at the Chapel of the Three Crosses

Dec 05, 2011 Sin Comentarios

Held on the first Sunday of May in the Chapel of the Three Crosses, located within the boundaries of Almogía, Cártama, Alora and Pizarra. “Pandas” (musical groups) of Verdiales from the four villages gather here and spend the day with songs and dances of Verdiales , dancing the “Churripampa” doing the traditional clash between pandas [...]

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Holy Week

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Holy Week. March- April. Easter processions in Almogía retain a number of inherited emblematic characters, actively participating in the processions of the place; we refer to Mary Magdalene, the Bellman and the Angel. These are purchased at auction during the general council of brothers on the night of Holy Wednesday.

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San Roque and San Sebastián

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San Roque and San Sebastián. January 20th.    

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