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The “Perotas Soups”

Dec 06, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

For the last eight years, the Day of the “Sopas Perotas” marks the first weekend of October as one of the most important events in the gastronomic and cultural calendar of the province of Malaga. This day remember the workers who in old times worked the lands and laborers who spent all day in the [...]

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Procession of the Virgin of the Flowers

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Procession of the Virgin of the Flowers: On the Sunday following September 8th. The Virgin comes out in procession from the Church of the Incarnation and drawn by oxen, arrives to the chapel, Shrine of Our Lady of Flowers. Mass is held and the party continues with dances and “bars” until dusk. This pilgrimage has [...]

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Alora Fair

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Alora Fair: Late July – early August. During the daytime the fairground is located in the square of Fuente Arriba; clubhouses, associations and bars in town are crammed with public until eight at night. There are performances of DJs and live music. As for the night fair, this is held in another fairground on the [...]

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Festival de Cante Grande

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Flamenco Festival: July. Organized by the Peña Flamenca during the month of July, to promote flamenco singing and the local artists of the area.

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Popular Festivals

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Popular Festivals: from May to July. Verbena- Estación de Cártama (late April). – Verbena- Poco Agua (early May). – Verbena – Bellavista (early May). – Verbena – La Trocha (mid June). – Verbena – San Paulino (late June). – Verbena –district of El Puente (late July).

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Crosses of May

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Crosses of May. First Sunday of May. The Chapel of the Crosses, which dates back to the eighteenth century, is situated on the boundaries of Alora, Almogía and Cártama. On the first Sunday in May it becomes the meeting point for a large number of musical groups concentrating for the Verdiales Festival. There are tastings [...]

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Holy Week

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Easter Processions: March / April. Several processions take place in town during these days, accompanied by music bands leaving behind the eco of their drums through the twists and turns of the narrow streets. Of great interest is the ceremony of “La Despedía” declared a FESTIVAL OF NATIONAL TOURIST INTEREST. On the morning of Good [...]

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Pilgrimage of the Virgin de la Cabeza

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Pilgrimage of the Virgin de la Cabeza. First weekend in April.

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