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National holiday today!

So as you can probably already see many of the stores and services are today closed due to the national holiday called the Assumption of the Mary or Assumption of the Virgin. This feast is celebrate all over the country and not only in Seville.

Feria de Malaga

One of the best European festivals is right around the corner! The extravagant Feria de Malaga takes place every August in Malaga – located in Andalucía – and it lasts for almost 10 fun-filled days from 11th August to 20th. The nonstop party is one of the biggest and best-attended annual celebrations in Andalucía, and its’ heritage dates back to 1487.

​Semana santa in Spain

Holy Week in Spain is the annual tradition celebrated by Catholic religious brotherhoods and fraternities that perform processions on the streets of almost every Spanish city and town during the last week of Lent, the week immediately before Easter. The Passion of Christ, or Easter Week, known in Spain as Semana Santa, is without doubt the most important celebration in Spain. The festivities begin with the Domingo de Ramos (Palm Sunday) and end with Lunes de Pascua (Easter Monday). It is a celebration of life itself and the whole country comes alive.

​Saint Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green. Many are awaiting this expected day in March and not even Irish pubs prepare to fill everything in green. Even in Spain people celebrate this day. Cities have different traditions but one that is same in every city is that they light their most popular monuments, fountains or lights on the street in green.

​Fire Festival in Valencia

The celebrations of the Fallas 2017 take time from Friday, January 13 to Sunday, March 19, which end in two weeks. You have a lot of falleras activities to enjoy this festival which was recently awarded the title of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Take the time to travel to Valencia this or next week!

Shorter week next week - Find out why!

I don’t know if you heard already, but on 28th of February there is a very important holiday happening in Andalucia. On this day, everything is closed, people go to the streets to celebrate and put out the flags with all the pride. So let me tell you why do you have a free day at school or at work and what do people celebrate on this day!

What to do on Valentine's Day in Sevilla?

Seville is one of the most amazing places in Spain, maybe even in the whole world. It’s a perfect place for you to spend tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day with your loved ones. In this blog, we will bring you 5 tips on where to go in Sevilla on this special day. Maybe you didn’t even notice the beautiful plazas which are hidden under the shade of orange trees, gorgeous architecture not only in the center with churches from the 16th century. There are many, many bars and restaurants where you can see people enjoying their life every day, having their afternoon glass of vino or tapas. Spend this day with your loved one and watch the sunlight glints off of fountains during the day and amazing sunsets which will change the color of the whole Sevilla.

What to do in Seville in New Year’s Eve

This year is almost finished and we are all thinking what are we going to do on the last day of 2016. Spanish people celebrate this night with family but as visitors or students in Seville we need to find some alternative choices for our celebration. New Year’s Eve is one of the most celebrated days of all the year so below you can find some suggestions about how to spend the night in different ways.

"Nochebuena" in Sevilla

​Some of you are probably staying in Sevilla for Christmas time and wondering what to do during the night of 24th of december. And you won’t be disappointed because Sevilla actually offers some possibilities to spend a great time here! Check out our selection of things to do on the 24th: