Serra de Tramuntana
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Serra de Tramuntana

August

 

POLLENÇA

2.08. Festes de la Patrona – Batalla de Moros i Cristians
On the day of Mare de Déu dels Àngels, 2nd August, the music of L’Alborada is heard, the Cossiers dance and the battle commemorating the Christian victory by pollencins over the army of the corsair Dragut is re-enacted. The dance of the Cossiers is a popular Mallorcan dance, widely documented since the 14th century, which has survived in municipalities such as Algaida and Montuïri, and been recovered in others like Manacor, Alaró, Palma and Pollença.
 

ESCORCA

10.08. Festes de Sant Llorenç
Patron saint’s fiestas with all kinds of activities, open-air dances and concerts.
 

VALLDEMOSSA

14.08. Processó de ses Crestes
A peculiar nocturnal procession the origin of which lies in the 16th century. The image of the Mare de Déu Morta leaves the church of Sant Bartomeu carried by men wearing headdresses that are popularly known as crestes.
 

DEIÀ, CAIMARI, PUIGPUNYENT

15.08. Mare de Déu d’Agost

In the middle of summer, Mare de Déu d’Agost (15th August) is the date of the summer fiestas of many villages, with activities, concerts and open-air dances.

ALARÓ

16.08. Festes de Sant Roc

Patron saint’s fiestas with a Cossiers’ dance and all kinds of activities, open-air dances and concerts.

FORNALUTX

24.08. Processó del Pebre

On the eve of the Sant Bartomeu’s day, 24th August, boys and girls parade around the village holding a candle inside a perforated red pepper.