Festivals and Holidays in Sevilla
- January- Certamen Internacional de Guitarra clasica Andres Segovia, It was created in 1983 to encourage the study of Spanish instruments with the intention of its popularity to encourage more to play. From there competitions have been played out to discover who is displaying the most advanced talents each year.
- February- Festival de Musica Antigua, Created in 1994 its purpose was to highlight previous creations of music and to be able to recreate that in the modern day. It was awarded the european excellence award in 2005 and it successfully contributes to maintaining the musical and cultural heritage of Spain.
- March- Cristo de la Expiracion, It all began in 1980 withi the brotherhood of stmo, it is a set of musical performances which have multiplied throughout Andalusia. It really focuses on the trumpet and drum side of the musical spectrum which provide it with the marching band character.
- April- Feria de Abril, This generally occurs around 2 weeks wafter easte holy week, tents are brought into the bullring and people generally take it upon themselves to have a great party by drinking and eating tapas, it dates back to 1847 and runs for six days.
- May- Feria del Caballo, This is most certainly a festival with a lot of kick to it with it dating back all the way to 1284 though it started its life as a animal market. Over the many years it developed into a festival that has several horse themed events such as show jumping, horse rallies that is sure to provide fun for the whole family.
- June- Dia de San Juan, It is a two day celebration for the individual known by many as John the Baptist, parties by the locals are conducted and they also stage bonfires on the beaches.
- July- Fiestas Colombinas, To mark the national day of Columbia this latin american festival has a host of musical talents on display that promotes the culture that has been incorporated into Spain over many years. It provides an alternative to the norm with everybody getting involved for a brilliant experience.
- September- Moors y Christianos, The Mors and Christains is a widely known festival perhaps one of the most popular within Spain and it follows the story of the Moors taking over in the oriignal conquest followed by the reenactment of the Christains in the reconquest taking back power and defeating the Moors to which parties now surround the celebrations.
- October- Fiesta del Vino, between the 5th until the 9th the wine party occurs in the alpujarras mountains where the celebrations nclude the welcomed addition of a fountain of wine.
- November- Festival de Cine Iberamericano, Latin American film festival
- December- La Immaculda Concepcíon, a group of minstrels (a singer whos lyrics focus on a distant place whether it be fictional or not) parade through Plaza del Triunfo.
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