Popular Festivities by Sergi and Xavier
Popular Festivities in Spain and in Tarragona
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Popular Festivities by Sergi and Xavier
On this date we celebrate the new year
, we gather and eat twelve grapes to
The three wise men give presents to
children to commemorate the baby
On this day we celebrate the winter
festival of La Canonja , also is Saint
Sebastian , the patron of La Canonja.
Mardi Gras is a celebration that takes
place immediately before the Christian
People go out to the street and disguises
and they dress up.
On this day we celebrate the
independence of La Canonja , that it
was on April 15 , 2010.
Easter is a Christian festival and holiday
celebrating the resurrection of Jesus
Christ on the third day after his crucifixion
at Calvary as described in the New
Testament. We eat eggs of chocolate
On this day we celebrate the legend of
St. George . We give roses and books ,
also to remind Miguel de Cervantes .
On this day we celebrate the summer
festival of La Canonja , also it’s St.Mary.
It commemorates the fall of Barcelona in
the hands of the Bourbon under the
duke of Berwick during the War of
Spanish Succession troops on September
11 , 1714 , after fourteen months of siege.
This is the most important day in
Tarragona. We celebrated it throwing
fireworks and doing human towers. The
Santa Tecla Festival began in1321 when
the arm relic of Santa Tecla came to
Tarragona, for real intercession of the
eastern lands of Armenia .
La Castanyada is a popular festival of
Catalonia. We eat chestnuts, buns,
sweet potatoes, candied fruit.
All Saints is a traditional Catholic feast
dedicated to the memory of ancestors
that is celebrated November 1 and is
closely related to the holiday celebrated
the day after the Day of the Dead or All
Souls Day, November 2.
It is a holiday in Spain at the conclusion
of the Constitutional Referendum of 1978
in which the Spanish people approved
by a large majority, the current Spanish
Constitution, in force since been
commemorated. During the day various
events are held in honor of the 1978
Christmas is an annual commemoration
of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely
observed cultural holiday, celebrated
generally on December 25 by millions of
people around the world. Here, the "Tió"
and Santa Claus give presents to the