history In the XI century, the Archbishop of SantiagoDiego Xelmirez and the King Alfonoso VII ofCastille exchange the land...
The first of January in 1837,all the jurisdictionscame together under the name of municipality of AEstrada.
Festivals and legendsThere are two very famous festivals. A fishingfestival “Festival of Salmon” and a horsefestival “A Ra...
This magic night coincides with the summer solsticeIt has special characteristics in Galicia.It is the night dedicated to ...
OLD PHOTOS OF A ESTRADA
THE END 1ºA IES Nº1 2010-2011  Alba GarcíaDaniela CameroEva María Blanco
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  1. 1. history In the XI century, the Archbishop of SantiagoDiego Xelmirez and the King Alfonoso VII ofCastille exchange the lands of Tabeirós,Tabeirolos and Castro do Faro. Since the XII century these lands, which now formthe municipality of A Estrada were politicallydivided in different jurisdictions ruled by anobleman or by the Archbishop.
  2. 2. The first of January in 1837,all the jurisdictionscame together under the name of municipality of AEstrada.
  3. 3. Festivals and legendsThere are two very famous festivals. A fishingfestival “Festival of Salmon” and a horsefestival “A Rapa das Bestas”.The latter was declared a festival of touristicinterest by UNESCO. Its origin is in the oldtradition of bringing down wild horses from themountains to tame them for farms.
  4. 4. This magic night coincides with the summer solsticeIt has special characteristics in Galicia.It is the night dedicated to fire. There are bonfires everywhere.Plants have the best curative and magic properties on that night.That is why girls pick them up and put them in a bowl with water which stays all night under the moon light.In the morning all the members of the family wash themselves with it.
  5. 5. OLD PHOTOS OF A ESTRADA
  6. 6. THE END 1ºA IES Nº1 2010-2011 Alba GarcíaDaniela CameroEva María Blanco

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