Each year hundreds of festivities and traditions are celebrated in Galicia. They have existed for many years. They are very important and cause a great tourist attraction in Spain, as some are known throughout the Spanish territory.
The festivities :
“CarnavalesdeVerín” (February 6-21).
“Días das LetrasGalegas” (May 17).
“Apóstol de Santiago de Compostela” (July 25).
“San Froilán” (October 4-12).
“A Rapa das Bestas de Sabucedo” (July 6,7,8).
“Lacón con grelos”.
“Carnavales de Verín” In Verín the carnivals are also very notorious. Are celebrations of national tourist interest. “El Cigarrón” is the central character. This suit weighs about 25 kg and those who carry it in their blood, is a tradition handed down from father to son.
“Día das Letras Galegas” Held on the 17th of May each year. A this tradition started in 1963 and it is a homage to writers who the galician writers..This award is very important for authors who receive. Here you can see some prize winners and the year that they received this award:
“Apóstol de Santiago de Compostela” Every July on the 25th in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela there is a mass dedicated to Santiago apostle of Santiago. Hundreds of people from around the world are there and tradition says they should go walking to the cathedral.
“San Froilán” Is one of the tourist attractions in the city where half a million people take to the streets where Lugo put on their best suits. Is also a tradition that remains for many years.
“A Rapa das Bestas” It is held on the 6th , 7th , 8th of July. “A Rapa das Bestas” is to mark and cut the manes of the horses, but that they are wilds. This festivity attracts hundreds of people for years.
“Lacón con grelos” Ingredients: -Potatoes. -turnipgreens. -oil. -sausages. -porkleg.
Recipe: Put the pork to cook in water for 2 hours, add potatoes, turnip greens and sliced sausages and cook until they are tender, about 30 minutes. then passed to dishes where you can add salt or other ingredients to taste better.
“A Chave” Is a popular game of Galicia that it involves throwing a flat disc to a piece of metal in a vertical position and placed at a distance. The goal is to hit the metal piece doctor increased the number of times.