Why do we like the Tomatina?

Spanish culture, Spanish traditions, valencia | August 1, 2012 | No comments

The last Wednesday of August the Tomatina is celebrated once again, a modern tradition known to all that consists in a tomato fight in Buñol, near Valencia: a fiesta that was born because of a prosecution of a gang of youngsters that ended up in battle royal around 1945.

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May festivities in Madrid

Madrid, Spanish culture, Spanish traditions | April 30, 2012 | No comments

When a new visitor arrives to Madrid, he is often surprised when he finds out that there are two festivities in the city which are very close together in the month of May: barely two weeks separate the 2nd (day of the Community of Madrid) and the 15th (San Isidro’s day). What’s the difference between them?
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