Spring Festivals in Murcia. By Elisabeth

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Spring Festivals in Murcia. By Elisabeth

  1. 1. THE “BANDO DE LA HUERTA” 2012 The most crowded typical party in the capital of the Region, Murcia. This party is celebrated the week after the Holy Week.
  2. 2.  This year the parade has been the longest, mass and universal parade of all time. This year “El bando de la huerta” has been declared of International Tourist Interest
  3. 3.  Queens of “la huerta” 2012 are: María del Carmen Martínez López Paula Bernabé Pérez
  4. 4.  In the garden of “Malecon” are located the”barracas”. They are small restaurants where people eat typical food from Murcia
  5. 5. BURIAL OF THE SARDINE It’s a grand parade which is celebrated four days after “El Bando de la huerta” The funeral ends with the burning of the sardine
  6. 6.  In the parade many gifts are thrown from the floats to children and visitors.
  7. 7.  In the parade many extras take part and some of them are related to the topic of the year.

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