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Fiestas de España in English


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Fiestas de España in English

  1. 2. Las fiestas en España <ul><li> What does the word “fiesta” mean? </li></ul><ul><li> Which Spanish “fiestas” do you know? </li></ul><ul><li> Where do they celebrate those “fiestas”? </li></ul><ul><li> When? </li></ul>
  2. 3. Los Reyes magos 1 The Wise Men parade  We celebrate the visit of the Wise Men to baby Jesus and the presents that they brought for him  The night of the 5th of January there are parades in all Spain. The Wise Men throw sweets and small presents to the crowd.
  3. 4. Los Reyes magos 2  The Wise Men bring presents to the children in all Spain the 6th of January  Families gather to eat “roscón” and hot chocolate. MELCHOR GASPAR BALTASAR
  4. 5. Las águedas    It is celebrated in Castilla y León.  5th of February.  During those days the women are the boss, so they are in charge.
  5. 6. Carnaval 1 <ul><li> It is celebrated 40 days before Easter, before starting the lent. </li></ul><ul><li> People use masks and costumes. </li></ul><ul><li> It is celebrate in many Spanish cities. </li></ul>
  6. 7. carnaval One of the most famous carnavals is celebrated in TENERIFE and CÁDIZ
  7. 8. Las fallas 1 <ul><li> Origen: ritual of the fire. </li></ul><ul><li> Fallas: Constructions in cardboard, wood, plaster, wax, etc, and represent events or characters of the actuality with a great sense of humour. </li></ul><ul><li> 19th of March “Nit del foc”. Beginning of the Spring. </li></ul><ul><li>It is celebrated in Valencia. </li></ul><ul><li>Only the most popular “falla” is saved from the fired each year. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Las fallas 2 Fallas en Valencia
  9. 10. Semana santa  Origin: religious.  The processions remember the death of Christ.  It is celebrated in many places of Spain, mostly in the South. The nazarenos accompany the procession all the way carrying long candles.
  10. 11. Fiestas de primavera 1 Bando de la Huerta en Murcia  Start of Spring  People wear the typical dresses and eat food and dance dances from the region
  11. 12. Fiestas de primavera 2 Feria de abril en Sevilla
  12. 13. Romerías <ul><li> This is a pilgrimage trip to a sacrated place they devote. </li></ul><ul><li> There is also a popular fiesta with food, dances and a lot of fun the day of the celebration. </li></ul><ul><li> They are celebrated in many places along the whole year. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Almonte (Huelva)  La Romería del Rocío is the most popular in Spain  People travel in carruages or ride horses from all over Spain to visit the Virgin of Rocío, Blanca Paloma (the White Dove). Romerías 2
  14. 15. Las hogueras de san juan Alicante  Ritual of the fire .  Night of San Juan, 24th of June. The longest night of the year .  People party by big fires on the beaches in Spain.
  15. 16. Castellers Leij d  Castellers: human towers, sometimes up to 9 layers.  In Fiestas Mayores of Catalonya. Barcelona
  16. 17. Tomatina  Tomates fight.  Buñol (Valencia).  Last Wednesday in August.
  17. 18. San fermín Pamplona  Pamplona  7th of July.  Encierro: the bulls run along the streets to arrive at the Ring: Plaza de Toros.  Bulls run 900 metres.  There is also bull fighting at the festival.
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