How is Halloween celebrated in Spain?

How is Halloween celebrated in Spain?

The origin of Halloween dates back to an ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain. 31 October to 2 November All Hallows Eve, now known as Halloween, is an annual holiday celebrated each year on October 31. Its origins are linked to the ancient Celtic festival of...
October in Tarragona

October in Tarragona

Human Tower Competition (Concurs de Castells) 5 – 6 October 2019  The ultimate display of teamwork. Groups of everyday people from ages 5 to 95, work together to build a living human structure. Watching the castellers climb to create towers reaching upwards of...
March in Santoña

March in Santoña

Santoña Carnival (Carnaval de Santoña)   Maritime themed festival including a trial overseen by a court of fish. No joke! Santoña is a town in the eastern coast of the autonomous community of Cantabria. It is best known today as a holiday destination during the...
Day of the Community of Valencia (Día de la Comunidad Valenciana)

Day of the Community of Valencia (Día de la Comunidad Valenciana)

Every year, on October 9, two celebrations happen simultaneously in Valencia. The celebration of the Day of the Community of Valencia  which marks the anniversary of when King James the 1st of Aragon captured the city of Valencia and the Feast of Saint Dionysius, a...
Fiesta Nacional de España

Fiesta Nacional de España

(National Day of Spain) A national holiday and held annually on October 12.   This date commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ landing in the New World on October 12, 1492. It is also known as Columbus Day in the United States and as Día de...

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