Europe, Murcia, Spain

Entierro de la Sardina

April 23, 2022 Follow Easter week, Fiestas de Primavera begins in Murcia. For my aux friends in the city, that meant another week off from school. For me and my Cartagena-based auxes, we were back to the grind. Two of the big events that occur during this week are Bando de la Huerta and Entierro… Continue reading Entierro de la Sardina

Europe, Murcia, Spain

Carnival in Alcantarilla

Carnival is celebrated throughout Spain every year typically between February and March. It is a period of celebration, dancing, drinking, parades, costumes, and more before fasting during Lent begins leading up to Easter. Some cities like Tenerife and Cadiz are known for large carnival celebrations with hundreds of thousands of attendees and days of weeks… Continue reading Carnival in Alcantarilla