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Valencia And Other Fiestas

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Summary:
Are considering one of the holidays
 to Spain? If you are, you want to
 make a list of items that you will
 want to go see. There are many fi
estas that you may want to take pla
ce in as well, so that you can make
 the most of your Spain holidays.
Here are a few events that are not
to miss:

1. Sanfermines
If you have researched Spain, then
you have probably heard about the R
unning of the Bulls. This takes pl
ace in Pamplona and begins on July
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Article Body:
Are considering one of the holidays
 to Spain? If you are, you want to
 make a list of items that you will
 want to go see. There are many fi
estas that you may want to take pla
ce in as well, so that you can make
 the most of your Spain holidays.
Here are a few events that are not
to miss:

1. Sanfermines
If you have researched Spain, then
you have probably heard about the R
unning of the Bulls. This takes pl
ace in Pamplona and begins on July
7th each year. Spanish men take pl
ace in this event while wearing a t
raditional white shirt with a red s
ash, while trying to outrun the bul
ls that have been loosed behind the
m. Other events that are much like
 this one include ones held in Sang
uesa that is held September 11th to
 17th, Tudela that is held July 24t
h to 28th, Tafalla that is held Aug
ust 20th to 25th, and Estella that
is held the first Saturday in August.

2. Feria de Abril
If you want to see some authentic f
lamenco dancing, then you will not
want to miss this fiesta that is he
ld in Seville. This event used to
be a cattle market, but it has chan
ged over the years into a flamenco
fiesta. You can find Tapas and can
 enjoy wine tastings in the evening
s. This event is not to be missed.

3. Semana Santa
This event is normally held during
Easter week and it is a long-standi
ng event from the 16th century. Th
is was created to show the Passion
of the Christ to the people and now
 travelers to Spain enjoy watching
this beautiful, significant event.

4. Las Fallas de San José
In Spain, this is the springtime Va
lencia celebration. During the eve
nt, you will be able to see the car
dboard constructions that were made
 over 10 days burned down on the la
st day of the festival. Fireworks,
 flamenco dancing, and bullfights a
re a normal occurrence as well.

5. Ceremonia del Tributo de las tre
s Vacas
This is translated the _Three Cow T
ribute Ceremony._ The roots of thi
s event date back to 1375 and it in
cludes the town_s dignitaries dress
ing up in gowns of medieval times.
 This is a tribute that dates back
to when three cows were given to th
e Piedra San Martin people by the p
eople of the Baretous valley.

6. Day of Inmaculada
Seville is the home of this event.
 It is held around the statue of th
e Virgin Immaculada and brings toge
ther fraternities from every part o
f Spain who sing the traditional so
ngs. On December 7th, the next mor
ning, a dance is help by children w
ho are dressed from medieval times.

If you are interested in any of the
se events, then you will want to ma
ke sure that you make reservations
that will allow you to join in. It
 will be a fun way to see how the S
panish people fiesta!

								
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