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By Tom Delmar Subscribe to RSS | January 3rd 2012 | Views:

Barcelona is very famous for its festivals. All the festivals there are very enjoyable loaded with a lot of fun. The festivals in this city have a lot of dancing and processions. Fireworks are always a part of their festivals. The food available during the festival is also great. One will have a variety of drinks and foods which the visitors and tourists can enjoy.

The main function here is the La Merce. It is a festival for their patron saint. It is the biggest festival that is celebrated in the city and it is held in the last week of September. It’s a festival worth watching. It is filled with excitement and fun. There is a religious impact in the festivals which are celebrated here in this city. It is one of the main attractions of the Barcelona city. It is a part of their culture and lifestyle.

In January the three kind’s festival is celebrated. There will be a lot of parades during this time which will be very colorful. The three kings who got the gift for baby Jesus will be remembered during this festival. This festival is mainly celebrated keeping them in mind. National holiday is declared for this festival. It is on this day the children in Spain receive their Christmas presents. This festival is celebrated on the 6th of January.

Santa Eulàlia feast day is celebrated in February to honor the co patron. This festival is held mostly on the 12th of February.

In April there is a festival called the Dia de Sant Jordi. It is also on this day people who love each other exchange gifts. So this day has double the fun and celebration. It is quite similar to the Valentine’s Day where people who love each other can give gifts. Normally the women can gift a book to men and the men can give roses to women. During this time the streets are just flooded with book stores and florists. There are also a lot of places where one can get chocolates.

On the eleventh of May a festival that is celebrated by the herbalists is the Fira de Sant Ponç.There are a lot of festivals during the months of June. One is the musical festival villa pollensa where one can see a lot of people playing music in the streets and enjoying. There is a lot of sound of the instruments during this time. There are also festivals in August, September, October, November and December.

Almost every month there are festivals in Barcelona so one can decide their trip based on which festival they want to attend.

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