Festivities and events calendar in Andratx (Mallorca) | Visit Andratx
Festivities and events calendar in Andratx (Mallorca) | Visit Andratx

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    S’Arracó Market

    The weekly market in s’Arracó takes place every saturday except holidays at the church’s square. At the market a wide array of craftmanship, clothing and food products can be found. This initiative attempts to promote the locality for the...

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    Nit de l’Art (Night of Art)

    In July, Andratx becomes a museum open to everybody during the “Nit de l’Art”. All artistic expressions have a place in this event, which each year collects the works of numerous artists, both Mallorcan and from all over the...

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    Sa Mola Tower

    The impressive structure of the “Torre de Sa Mola” is located 80 meters above sea level, over the peninsula of La Mola. A military construction from the 15th century, it is part of the intrincate net of watchtowers used...

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    Folklore from Andratx

    Music, dancing and ancient clothing are part of Andratx’s customs and traditions. The following bear testimony to that: -Andratx’s Municipal Chorus: It consists of approximately forty people. The children choir comprises more than thirty children. -Andratx\'s Music Band: It comprises thirty...

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    Tower in Sant Elm

    The current building was built by order of Jaume II, King of Mallorca, in 1279 as hospital for fishermen and sailors placed under quarantine. A chapel was also built in order to shelter people’s souls, and also a prison....

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    • Andratx

    Three Wise Men

    Departure from “Port d’Andratx” at 18h30, from “S’Arracó” at 19h and from “Andratx” at 19h30. Following the tradition, Andratx culminates its “Christmas feasts” with the visit of the “Three Wise Men”, their Majesties Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar, who carry out a parade throughout the region and, after worshipping Infant Jesus, they distribute gifts among all the children.

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    Carnival

    Before Lent, between “Fat Thursday” and “Ash Wednesday”, takes place in the region the feast of “Carnaval” or “Carnestoltes”, which ends with the “Entierro de la Sardina” (Burial of the Sardine”) . In keeping with tradition, the different towns of the region parade on the street, the typical“Ruas”. The children parade, “Ruetas”, are organized by the schools and walk the...

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    Andratx Fair

    Craftsmen, cattle breeders and industries meet every year at the popular “Fira d’Andratx”, celebrated at the end of March or at the beginning of April. It is one of the most traditional events on the island, and reveals the popular character of Majorcan people. Because of its farming and cattle origin at the “Fira d’Andratx” a wide array of sheeps,...

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    Pancaritat

    The “Pancariat” has its origin in a Majorcan medieval tradition, also known as “Third Easter Feast”, by which bread to the poor was provided on “Easter Monday”, at the end of the Holy Week. The origin of the name which means: “Bread with Charity”, “Pa amb Caritat” in Majorcan language. In the region of Andratx, it’s inhabitants and those...

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    « Sant Pere », saint patron of Andratx

    Every year, the neighbors of Andratx celebrate the feasts of “Sant Pere”, patron saint of the town. “Sant Pere”, patron saint of fisheremen is deeply rooted in the Mediterranean culture in general and in Majorcan culture in particular. The feast starts with a high mass in the Church of “Santa Maria”. The whole week is enlived by a full program...

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    Feast of Ses Madones

    The “Festa de Ses Madones”, celebrated on the 2nd August recalls an event occured more than 400 years ago. On that day in 1578, Andratx was defended by the women of the town from the attack of Ottoman pirates thanks to the mediation of the Virgen de los Ángeles (Virgin of the Angels) The “Festa de Ses Madones” represents the...

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    • Sant Elm

    Moors and Christians in Sant Elm

    On the first weekend of August, during the feasts honoring Santa Catalina Tomás, Sant Elm reenacts the battle between Moors and Christians. To that effect, a crowd of people gather at the beach in Sant Elm traditionally dressed either as peasants or Moors.

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    • s'Arracó

    Saint Augustine and the Holy Mother of God of la Trapa

    On the 29 August takes place the feast of Saint Augustine, patron saint of S’Arracó. It is celebrated with a high mass at the church of Santo Cristo. The feast of the Holy Mother of God of la Trapa in S’Arracó is celebrated on the 8th September with a popular religious procession and the offering dance.

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