SJE Spanish holidays

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  • Apr 24, 1275

    Moros y Christianos

    Moros y Christianos
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  • Apr 24, 1275

    Muslim soldier

    Muslim soldier
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    Moros Y Cristianos Celebration

    A celebration that started in along time ago celebrating when the Christians beat the Muslims in a long battle. Happens every year from April 22 to April 24. The towns people reennact the battle between the Christians and Muslims. The soldiers wear colorful costumes and march with thieir band before going of the "war." It is celebrated in many coast Spanish cities but the best place to see this festival is in the city of Alcoy.
  • Seville April

    Seville April
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    Seville April Fair

    The Seville Fair started as a livestock fair organized by José María Ybarra and Narciso Bonaplata.It only took a year for the small fair to explode into a palooza.Every morning there is a parade that congradulates Seville's top preformers. After that, there is a bull fight, and then flamenco dancers. It is similar to our state fair because there are booths set up all over the fairgrounds.
  • Castellers de Vilafranca

    Castellers de Vilafranca
    This group builds human castells. There are 400 members right now. They don't care where you come from, they just build towers. They compeate with rival human tower builders to build the highter tower. They do all of their towers in public
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    Castellers de Vilafranca

    This group builds human castells. There are 400 members right now. They don't care where you come from, they just build towers. They compeate with rival human tower builders to build the highter tower. They do all of their towers in public. places in or around Spain. The people who celebrate this are the people that are in the group. They often wear vibrent clothes. They make a strong base then stack upward like a pyramid. Small kids are at the verry top.