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Fiestas

In Muro

 

Three Kings

5th-6th January
On Epiphany Eve a parade takes place with the Three Kings who bring gifts for the local children.

 

Giant’s meeting

Sunday before Saint Anthony’s day (variable)
For some years now Muro has welcomed a meeting of gegants (giants), who parade and dance in the village streets, led Muro’s own giants, en Joan and en Toni.

 

Saint Anthony’s day (Sant Antoni)

17th January
This is one of the most deep-rooted and popular traditions in Mallorca. On the eve of St. Anthony’s day bonfires are lit and sausages cooked on them, and there is no lack of traditional music or Dimonis (Demons).
On St. Anthony’s day animals are blessed in what is a very bright, popular event, concluding with a parade of over 20 floats.
 

 

Carnival

February (variable)
Fancy-dress folk festival in which children and adults alike enjoy the parade of floats through the centre of the village. Over these days it is typical to eat ensaimadas de tallades (pastries with sobrassada and candied fruit or pumpkin on them), as well as ‘greixonera de porc’, a succulent dish made using pork.
On the following Tuesday the ‘Torrada de la sardina’ is celebrated, when the whole village is invited to dine on grilled sardines, bread and wine.

 

Holy Week

Between March and April (variable)
Pronouncedly religious festivity. One of the most important acts takes place on the night of Maundy Thursday, when all the village brotherhoods take part in a procession.
On the Monday after Easter, many families go to the Chapel of Sant Vicenç, where they prepare paellas and spend the day dancing and engaging in activities for all ages.
 

 

Saint Francis of Paola (Sant Francesc de Paula)

First Sunday after Easter
This traditional festivity goes back to remote times and continues to be celebrated today with numerous religious and civil acts. The most popular ones include an agriculture and craft fair, concerts, and a curious test of skill: young people climb a soapy pole to try and fetch a rabbit that is placed on top.
Recently, the so-called Fiesta de Sant Francesquet (also known as San Isidro Labrador) has been recovered, with a procession and offerings to the saint to ask for help with crops.
 

 

Saint John the Baptist

24th June
Saint John the Baptist is the patron saint of Muro. For two weeks the municipality is the setting for all kinds of cultural, sporting and leisure activities.
 

 

‘Carreras del Cós de Sant Jaume’

Nearest Sunday to Saint James’ day (25th July)
Children’s and jockeys’ races.
 

 

Fiestas of Sa Caseta des Capellas

Second week in August
This coastal village celebrates its fiestas with a collective open-air dinner and activities for children.
 

 

Christmas

Late December
Days of gifts, lights and meals shared with the family, with the highlight of the traditional chant of La Sibil·la (sibyl) which is performed during Midnight Mass.
 

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