 On this date we celebrate the new year
, we gather and eat twelve grapes to
celebrate it.
 The three wise men give presents to
children to commemorate the baby
Jesus.
 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
Lent.
 People go out to the street and di...
 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 cruci...
 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 Su...
 This is the most important day in
Tarragona. We celebrated it throwing
fireworks and doing human towers. The
Santa Tecla...
 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
clo...
 It is a holiday in Spain at the conclusion
of the Constitutional Referendum of 1978
in which the Spanish people approved...
 Christmas is an annual commemoration
of the birth of Jesus Christ and a widely
observed cultural holiday, celebrated
gen...
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Popular Festivities by Sergi and Xavier

Popular Festivities in Spain and in Tarragona
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1.  On this date we celebrate the new year , we gather and eat twelve grapes to celebrate it.
  • 2.  The three wise men give presents to children to commemorate the baby Jesus.
  • 3.  On this day we celebrate the winter festival of La Canonja , also is Saint Sebastian , the patron of La Canonja.
  • 4.  Mardi Gras is a celebration that takes place immediately before the Christian Lent.  People go out to the street and disguises and they dress up.
  • 5.  On this day we celebrate the independence of La Canonja , that it was on April 15 , 2010.
  • 6.  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 and sweets.
  • 7.  On this day we celebrate the legend of St. George . We give roses and books , also to remind Miguel de Cervantes .
  • 8.  On this day we celebrate the summer festival of La Canonja , also it’s St.Mary.
  • 9.  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.
  • 10.  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 .
  • 11.  La Castanyada is a popular festival of Catalonia. We eat chestnuts, buns, sweet potatoes, candied fruit.
  • 12.  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.
  • 13.  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 constitution.
  • 14.  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 children.