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As well as the national public holidays in Spain, each region has its own calendar of festivities: ferias and fiestas. These festivals showcase traditional dances, processions, firework displays, music, markets and food and drink. Many festivals in Spain have their origins in ancient tradition and religion, often celebrating saints' days, but also marking gastronomic and sporting events. The Costa Brava Pirineu de Girona tourism website has a very easy-to-use search feature to find the date of festivals in towns in the region. The way these festivals are celebrated varies from town to town, depending on the location and particular heritage of each place. Processions and parades in coastal towns often include parades by boat and other events on the water. Epiphany, Three Kings: An annual festival on Epiphany in celebration of the arrival of the three biblical Kings from the Orient. Each town may celebrate slightly differently, with a costumed parade and gifts and sweets for children. Carnestoltes : An ancient festival now celebrated at Lent, with costumed parades, fireworks, the preparation of huge pans of communal food. It often includes the ceremony of the "burying of the sardine".
Catalan Festivals! Catalonia Catalunya is a country within a country it is an autonomous community of Spain. Love is celebrated, saints are celebrated, the sea is celebrated pirates and fishermen. Fireworks and bangers regularly fill the air and your ears through out the summer. In fact many festivals are associated with fire and often feature a correfoc a parade of fire-spitting beasts that light fireworks, while dancing to the beat of drums.
Please refresh the page and retry. A n insider's guide to the best festivals and events in the Costa Brava, including the Cap Roig Gardens music festival, Girona Flower Festival and where to celebrate Easter. Starting on the eve of Ash Wednesday, Carnival in the coastal town of Roses kicks off several days of full-on festivities. Residents flock to the streets in fancy dress to dance and watch a huge procession of floats whilst massive paellas are cooked on the beach. On the last day, they follow the Spanish tradition of ceremoniously burying a sardine on the beach as an offering to the sea. The idea is to walk km in 32 hours in teams of four. Colourful arrangements adorn monuments and courtyards to ornamental gardens.