Category: Madrid Fiestas Folklore

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Summer “Fiestas” in Madrid – La Paloma

August is summer vacation time for most Spaniards, and Madrid slows down its pace with less traffic jams and business activity, but greatly increases the action in terms of traditional feasts and festivals. The best known are the Fiestas de La Latina, and La Paloma, held on a public holiday, on August 15. Thousands of […]

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Royal Guard On the 2nd May Madrid, and the 12th October, National Day.

On May 2nd it’s an important holiday in Madrid. It is the commemoration, of the day the people rebelled against the occupation by the French Napoleonic troops. These events led to the Spanish Independence War, which lasted until April 17, 1814. Since 1983, May 2nd, is celebrated as the Day of the Autonomous Community of […]

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