Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

La Seu d’Urgell celebrated the feast of St. Anthony by cooking more than 7000 portions of escudella

La Seu d’Urgell celebrated the feast of St. Anthony

by cooking more than 7000 portions of escudella

More than 7,000 bowls of escudella were prepared by members of the Brotherhood of Sant Antoni of la Seu d’Urgell. The inhabitants of the city enjoyed this traditional winter soup from 7:00. It took 2500 kilograms of vegetables, …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

The most famous fairs in Catalonia: Medieval fair in Suria (Fira Medieval d’Oficis de Súria)

Medieval fair in Suria (Fira Medieval d’Oficis de Súria). Catalonia, Spain

For many years, the Medieval Fair in the Catalan city of Suria has been one of the most significant festive events in the province of Bages and, in general, Catalonia, with craftsmen’s workshops and stalls, a real blacksmith, traditional Catalan dishes, snacks and sweets and …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

The Witches’ Fair in Sant Feliu Sasserra (Fires de les Bruixes). 1st November, 2018, Catalonia

The Witches’ Fair in Sant Feliu Sasserra (Fires de les Bruixes)

Are you interested in everything related to witchcraft? In Sant Feliu Sasserra, Catalonia, you will be told about witches who were once executed here.

All cultures and peoples believed in a supernatural reality that interferes with their daily activities.

At the beginning of the seventeenth …

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Festivals, holidays and fairs of the Pyrenees and around with Irma Tomas / Photo reportage

Andorra celebrates St. George’s day (Sant Jordi) – a holiday of books, roses and love

On 23d April Andorra celebrates St. George’s day (Sant Jordi) – a favorite feast of Andorra and Catalonia. It is a holiday of books, roses, spring and love.

photo: Alex Monroe

The history of the day of St. George is associated with a beautiful legend of the middle ages. Some day, an evil dragon settled at Montblanc, …

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