The celebrations of Sant Sebastià in Palma de Mallorca are a unique experience that intertwines tradition, cultural diversity, and the delightful Mallorcan flavor. Rooted in the city's history, these festivities celebrate local identity, blending religious elements with contemporary expressions and exquisite tastes.
The roots of these festivities go back in time, with Sant Sebastià as the central figure. Honoring the brave Christian martyr, the celebrations evolve each year, incorporating the rich history and modernity of Palma.
On the night of Sant Sebastià, bonfires illuminate the city, and the aroma of grilled sobrasada and butifarrones fills the air. It's a Mallorcan tradition to light fires and share torradas, creating a festive and welcoming atmosphere that brings the community together around the joy of good food and companionship.
From the emblematic 'Sus de Festes' in Plaça de Cort to Sant Sebastià Petit in Parc de la Riera, these festivities are a cultural feast. In addition to concerts and guided tours, immerse yourself in creative workshops and savor the authenticity of the celebrations with the traditional torradas that enliven the nights of Sant Sebastià.
On January 19, Sant Sebastià reaches its peak in Palma with an exciting program full of events that capture the vibrant and diverse essence of these celebrations. Below is an overview of the main activities that will mark this day:
You can view the complete program at this link: Programa Festes Sant Sebastià 2024
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