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Melon Fest, Vilafranca de Bonany 2015

The Melon festival of Vilafranca de Bonany took place as usually during the first weekend of September and counted with a lot of traditional and handmade products which were offered for sale by locals. A small sample of what the festival had to offer besides the cultural and artistic representations can be found here:

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Foguero Boiets de Foc – Vilafranca de Bonany 2013

In March 2013, when the demon group Boiets de Foc organized their traditional ‘Foguero’ we had the chance to see their show of fire and light for the first time. As the pictures speak for themselves I will let you enjoy the view:

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Festes de la Beata in Vilafranca de Bonany

Each year between the end of July and the beginning of August, the town of Vilafranca de Bonany organises a series of events with the scope of celebrating their patron saint, Santa Catalina Thomas and also to celebrate the end of the harvest. The last day of the local holidays which is usually celebrated on […]

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Beatifoc 2013 – Vilafranca de Bonany

Each year, between July & August, the town of Vilafranca de Bonany celebrates a holiday in the name of it’s patron saint. There is a wide range of activities being performed daily throughout the three weeks associated with this holiday, but it all culminates with the performance of drum schools, Aires Vilafranquins and the Boiets […]

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Aires Vilafranquins

Aires Vilafranquins is an artistic group which was founded in 1979 with the purpose of perpetuating the traditions of majorcan music and folk dances. Throughout the years the Aires Vilafranquins has sustained representations both across the Balearic islands but also on the continent, mainly in the Iberic Peninsula. In 2013 the group put up an […]

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Drum schools performing in Vilafranca (2013)

In 2013 the town of Vilafranca de Bonany celebrated it’s 200 anniversary since it’s been officially declared a municipality. With this occasion the town council decided to invite two more drum schools to perform together with the local school called Vilatukada. After doing a round of drumming through the central streets of the town, the […]

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Foguero Boiets de Foc – Vilafranca de Bonany (March 2015)

The “fogueros” are traditional majorcan barbecue gatherings usually held on religious holidays. Throughout the years these gatherings have become tourist attractions especially because of the entertainment activities organized by the locals. At such gatherings a large number of the local population takes part and there is no age limit. The entertainment may include traditional dances, concerts […]

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“Festa i fira del meló” 2014 (Melon’s festival)

“Melon’s festival” is a traditional festival which takes place every year in Vilafranca de Bonany on the first weekend of September.

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Some haystacks in Vilafranca de Bonany

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