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Category Archives: Festivals & Holidays
In snow laden streets, men are chased by turnip throwing demons...
By admin | Published: May 8, 2014
I am of the belief that Spanish children may be among some of the luckiest in the world. Why? Well, because not only do they get to celebrate...
By admin | Published: January 2, 2013
You won't see the mad Christmas commercialization in Spain today. Christmas is softer, kinder...
By admin | Published: December 25, 2012
Santas slip into modern Spain with little fanfare. Few Santas or elves... Santa Delivering Presents
By admin | Published: December 9, 2012
Mistletoe is a hot seller for people in Spain for the holidays and long after...
By admin | Published: November 25, 2012
But what Spain does celebrate, is Dia de Todos Los Santos, or All Saint's Day, celebrated on November 1st. Traditionally this day, where most businesses are shut down and people have the day off of work, is for friends and families to visit the graves of their loved ones who have passed away
By admin | Published: November 3, 2012
Some say it's art, others say it's just plain cruel. Shawn from Madrid offers a view on bullfighting....
By admin | Published: September 19, 2012
Bonfires blaze all night on plazas and beaches. Devils run with long poles spewing fire...
By admin | Published: June 2, 2012
The Scoop: Festival Events In Spain
By admin | Published: May 31, 2012
The Easter Rabbit does not hippety-hop down the bunny trail for people in Spain so the godparents tote the load...
By admin | Published: April 8, 2012
As the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve, many of us will be kissing our sweetie...
By admin | Published: January 2, 2012
In October, the work crews in cities all over Spain start hanging the swooping Christmas lights and putting up trees. The Scoopettes...
But wait Lotto God, do not think for a minute that I would be lazy, and give up work if I won the booty. No sir! I'm the original workaholic thanks to my...
Yes, we celebrate Thanksgiving in Spain. The reason we have not written about Thanksgiving sooner is because we are celebrating on the Saturday after Thanksgiving...
By admin | Published: November 12, 2011