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Pedreguer fiesta calendar

(all dates are approximate)

fiesta costumes PedreguerJANUARY 5th
The Three Kings - Procession and distribution of presents to the children.

JANUARY 17th
Fiesta of San Antonio - Processions and blessing of animals.

FEBRUARY 3rd
Fiesta of San Blas - Firework displays, procession and dancing.

EASTER - Throughout Spain the week of Easter (Semana Santa) is celebrated with somber religious processions, usually entailing an effigy of Jesus on the Cross being carried through the streets followed by mourners wearing black and carrying candles. Spaniards of all ages take part and one cannot help being struck by the sense of community and dedication to tradition that the celebrations reflect.

JULY 15th
Fiesta of San Buenaventura - BULL-RUNNING - The famous bull running event is held in many towns at different times of the year all over Spain. Large, generally aggressive bulls are let loose in designated streets to chase after those who think they are fast enough to jump out of their way, run behind the many wooden barricades or into the steel cages set up for their protection, before they get gored. Not for the faint hearted, and definitely best left to those with more experience as it is not as easy as it looks. The bulls are very fast and many people - usually foreigners - get hurt, and occasionally killed each year due to them tripping and falling before they manage to get to safety. These bulls have large horns, and will attack through fear. Hundreds of people attend the events, sitting upon makeshift platforms above the streets or standing within the steel cages. It can become rather noisy with everyone shouting and jeering at the bulls who naturally feel trapped and we all know how a cornered wild animal reacts to this kind of situation.


 
 
 
 
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