Cártama

Festivities of Santa Ana

Dec 05, 2011 Sin Comentarios por jorge

The Festivity of Santa Ana is held in Cártama. To be highlighted is the traditional festival of the baskets, which  is a gathering of neighbors by the river, each carrying a basket with a bunch of grapes, a melon, prickly pears and a bagel of bread.

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Festival of el Sexmo

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Festival of el Sexmo. In mid-September. Coinciding with the festivity of Mary on September 12th , several days of festivities are organized with focus on the agrarian tradition of the neighborhood. Activities include the typical horse races with ribbons, the game of the wheel and the singing contest of the threshing.

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September Fair

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September Fair. From 24th to 26th September. The second fair of the cattle of the municipality takes place coinciding with the festival of San Miguel.

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San Juan

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Midsummer Day of San Juan. June 24th. To commemorate the Day of San Juan, coinciding with the ancient tradition of burning of “juas”,  the neighborhood of the Sierra de Gibralgalia in Cártama, gets involved to enjoy days of leisure and fun.

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Festivity of San Isidro

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Festivity of San Isidro. May 15th. In Cártama Estación, to mark the feast of its patron saint, San Isidro Labrador. The highlight of these celebrations is the procession, in which about thirty floats decorated by local residents accompany the Saint to the Guadalhorce river bank, where they stay all day. Also relevant are the procession [...]

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Feast of the Three Crosses

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Feast of the Three Crosses. May 1st. Declared of National Tourist Interest in Andalusia, it offers a gathering of Verdiales musical bands of the villages of Alora, Pizarra, Almogía and Cártama in the Chapel of the Three Crosses, where you can see the different styles of Verdiales, from the mountains, from Almogía and Comares, while [...]

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Festivities in honor of Our Lady Virgin of the Remedies

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Festivities in honor of Our Lady Virgin of the Remedies. April 22nd. It is the traditional descent of the Virgin of Remedies from the Chapel to St. Peter’s Parish, in commemoration of the miracle of healing for those affected by an epidemic of plague in 1579. April 23rd is a local holiday, and celebrates the [...]

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