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Funfair Mallorca – Fun for all the family

Funfair Mallorca -a  recreational event celebrated in Palma de Mallorca and where a plenty of attractions for all ages, various food stalls, sweets and candies, archery and guns stalls.

The Funfair Mallorca is located in Palma, in the area of Son Fusteret and begins on February 28 and ends on April 28.

The reason of this fair is religious and starts with the arrival on the island of a sculpture of Veronica bearer of the relic of the Holy Face, which presumably was sent from Rome to the nuns of the monastery of Santa Margarita.

This statue aroused such great devotion among the Mallorcan people, that they decided to celebrate 3 festivities since the arrival of Veronica’s statue. ”Domingo de Ramos”, “miércoles santo” y “natividad de nuestra señora”.

Funfair Mallorca – big event with tradition

During the Palm Sunday and for a long period of time, many people gathered in the monastery of the nuns of Santa Margarita to visit and venerate the image of the virgin. For this reason  many traders have begun  to sell their products  in the near of the monastery.

This event was moved to different places in Palma; due to the crowds of visitors grew larger every year more and more. Then spontaneously appears the idea from the people of calling this event “Fira Del Ram”.

There are a several forms of access to the Funfair Mallorca, such as:
– With the  car from the highway or from Palma (this place has two large parking).
– By bus, with the number 10 (Sa Idioteria), which leaves you directly in front of the funfair.
– using the metro from the Plaza de España, taking the stop  Son Fuster Vell ( third  stop).

A series of tips to keep in mind before going to the Funfair Mallorca:

– Avoid the most crowded hours especially if you go with small children
– Saturday and Sunday mornings there are fewer queues to access to the rides and the prices are usually cheaper.
– There will be two days during the week, in which the 2×1 tickets will be provided there.

Funfair Mallorca – new attractions every year

The highlight of this year in the Funfair Mallorca, is the attraction ‘’Centrox’’. It has impacted those who have got on it. Mostly teenagers had heard that it looked like the Pot, but “instead of jumping up and down, it spins like a flying saucer.

Furthermore, if you still want to see something else after your  visit to the funfair, at the same time and in the same place, there is another event. The “Dinosaurs tour” is also perfect to visit with the whole family. It is the largest exhibition of animatronic dinosaurs.

You need more reasons to visit our beautiful island Mallorca in spring break or easter holiday?

Read our next blog and find out why choose Mallorca?

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Summer in Mallorca is unique! Don’t miss it!

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Summer in Mallorca! So much more to see than beaches!

The summer in Mallorca is unique year by year!
Of course we have beautiful beaches and small bays and we do love to jump into this crystal clear water. But there is so much more to discover and experience this summer!
It doesn’t matter if you only come to relax and try the great Mediterranean food, want to discover our culture and architectural highlights or to live great sport experiences.
Here are some of the upcoming highlights during the summer:

17. June 2019 – WTA Mallorca Open

With five natural grass courts, the competition is set to be high and will bring some of the biggest names in international tennis to Mallorca.
Last year we saw Angelique Kleber, Anastasija Sevastova,  Victoria Azarenka, Caroline Garcia, Carla Suárez Navarro, Shuai Zhang, Annett Kontaveit, Agnieszka Radwanska and many others at this important tournament.
Toni Nadal, the uncle and trainer of our famous tennis star Rafael Nadal, is the Tournament Director for the event and we might have a chance to spot his famous nephew on the courts training for Wimbledon while the competition takes place.

7. July 2019 – Inca Jazz Festival – Charity Event

Inca Jazz Festival offers a selection of jazz concerts, workshops and jam sessions. There won’t be a entrance charge but a 2€ donation is suggested. The event is organised in collaboration with local businesses and restaurants, so you can enjoy wine and tapas on the night before and after the performance. In total four jazz evenings are taking place in the Claustre de Sant Domingo, in Inca.

Summer Events in Mallorca! Sport events, concerts and Mallorcan culture!

From May until September – Deia International Music Festival – Classical music concerts at Son Marroig

The today known Deià International Music Festival had its beginning 28 years ago, when a mix of professional and amateur musicians came altogether for a workshop and began performing concerts in Llucalcari and the church of Deià. The quality of the guest artists have been growing continually since then.
Next to the Balearic Symphony Orchestra, plenty of artists from the island had already the opportunity to be part of the festival, performing at the Son Marroig Country House. Those attending have also had the pleasure of listening to well-known guest artists from all around the world.
Get your tickets here: https://www.dimf.com/index.html

27.July 2019 – Copa del Rey, Palma – Prestigious sailing regatta in the Bay of Palma

Come and see the best Spanish yachtsmen in this regatta, including the King of Spain.
The Palma Regatta ‘copa de rey’, comes this year with a new attractions. The regatta will have a more festival atmosphere with live music, bars and restaurants set up in Sa Feixina Park, located between Es Baluard and Santa Catalina. So it’s worth a visit also with the whole family.

24. June 2019 – Fiesta of Sant Joan, Mallorca – Celebration of John the Baptist across Mallorca

Sant Joan (John the Baptist) is celebrated throughout Mallorca every year on 24. June and most towns and villages celebrate this day, as it is a bank holiday on the island.
In a  lot of towns like Deià, Muro and Son Servera, the patron is saint so their festivals usually last over a week with a lot of activities for the whole family.

In Palma, the day of the fiesta you can enjoy la Nit de Foc. La Nit de Foc (or Night of Fire) is one of the largest and most spectacular events on the island. The event takes place on the evening before and marks the summer solstice.
A lot of action awaits you in Palma, including dancing devils handling firecrackers and music and bonfires on the beaches. Pay attention to the well-known correfocs, when the demons with fireworks make walking through the streets. The event lasts into the morning.
You should also visit Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, where you can see the dance of Sant Joan Pelut, “Saint John the Hairy”, whose origins are unknown takes place. The figure of Sant Llorenç closely resembles the figure of Saint John, the Baptist who preached in the desert.

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Auditorium Mallorca – a magical world of spectacle

Auditorium Mallorca

The Auditorium Mallorca – a magical world full of spectacle – is located right in the middle of the bay of Palma, in the heart of the city and 10 minutes from the Palma de Mallorca Airport, which allows both local and foreign visitors to enjoy the best shows and events in Mallorca.

In 1969, the Center for Performing Arts and Conferences was built, which houses up to nine rooms, two of them, Sala Magna and Sala Mozart have a theater structure, equipped for the production of scenic arts with optimum visibility and sound to enjoy the theatrical interpretation, concerts, dance, ballet and all kinds of shows. At the same time both rooms serve as support for the realization of conventions and congresses.

The Auditorium Mallorca has a giant screen on the facade destined to the promotion of the most important shows that are on the billboard reaching an area of 11,000m2, turning it into a magical world full of spectacle and beauty at all levels.
The Auditorium Mallorca is the first building of these characteristics that is built in Spain, standing out with fantastic visibility, acoustics and comfort.

The next events in January that you can enjoy at Auditorium Mallorca, among many others, are the following:

– The great New Year’s concert (Johann Strauss Orchestra)next January 2, 2019
Inspired by the traditional musical event that takes place every year in Vienna, it includes the most famous titles of the king of the waltz, Napoleon, Flower Festival, The Emperor’s Waltz or Champagne. You will not miss the most famous waltz of all, The Beautiful Blue Danube, or the Radetzky march that, accompanied by the palms of the public, usually closes the evening. The concert is one of the most anticipated events of the musical season, due to the extraordinary festive climate that surrounds it and the enormous participation of an audience that, year after year, fills the halls. Therefore, you have to hurry to buy the tickets, which every year tend to run out with those looking for the perfect gift for Christmas.

– Moscow Ballet – on January 3 and 4, 2019

The Moscow Ballet will be in the Auditorium of Palma with The Swan Lake on January 3 and with The Nutcracker on January 4.
A wonderful dream began in 1989 when the director Timur Fayziev, soloist of the best Russian companies since his adolescence, founded the BALLET DE MOSCÚ with the aim of spreading his passion for the world of ballet. At present, the Moscow Ballet is proud of the strength of its experience, they have been 25 years on uninterrupted international tours. Its success lies in adding quality, commitment, passion for and with the world of Ballet.

– Mississippi Gospel ChoirChristmas to Gospel rhythmon January 6, 2019

Hallelujah! It offers an intense journey from spiritual songs of the nineteenth century, religious roots, to a tribute to the songs of protest and marches for freedom, where there is no shortage of well-known songs such as Oh Happy Day! The 20 best and greatest voices of black music come back to Auditorium Mallorca to make the audience vibrate again with its mixture of vitality and spirituality combined with those of funk and blues.

– Queen TributeBreak Free – January 25, 2019

One of the most powerful rock bands in history and all their successes return to the stage once again. This band manages to capture both the original sound and the style and staging that catapulted Queen to international fame. Topics like “We Are the Champions”, “Want to Break Free”, “We Will Rock You” or “Bohemian Rhapsody” that sounded in crowded macro festivals and football stadiums in the 70s and 80s today still ruffling the skin and setting the audience on fire

Symphonic Orchestra Illes Balears # 07 – Director: Pablo Mielgo, Violin: Midori Goto, Violin: Francisco Fullana – January 31, 2019

Another of the endless list of recommendations in this post, is undoubtedly for the symphony orchestra #7, ideal to revive the spirit of our ancestors and let ourselves be carried away by the sound of one of the most delicate and wonderful instruments: the violin.
Concert for Violin BWV 1042, MI MAJOR, J.S. BACH
Concert for Violin BWV 1041, LA MENOR, J.S. BACH
Concert for two violins BWV 1043, RE MENOR. J.S. BACH
Concert for two violins BWV 1052. J.S. BACH
Simfonia 3 “RENANA”, R. SCHUMANN

With these magnificent, historical and unforgettable shows, the RESERVATUM team wishes you a happy start to the new year full of great success and we recommend you visit the Auditorium Mallorca where you will undoubtedly enjoy events recognized and admired worldwide.

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Easter Holidays Mallorca. The Holy Week and The Passion of Christ

Easter Holidays Mallorca

Easter Holidays Mallorca. The Holy Week and The Passion of Christ

As every year, the Holy Week gives way to Easter Holidays Mallorca. It is celebrated in a very authentic way representing the last days of Jesus of Nazareth. It is a moment where religious feelings are mixed with the remarkable processions that represent the arrest, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

In addition to the spectacular and crowded processions of Palma de Mallorca, there are a few towns in Mallorca where you will be able to watch representations of Jesus Christ’s last days. All of them in a more modest way, but more comfortable to enjoy and where you can see the affection that the people from that towns gives to the celebration.

In the town of Felanitx, you can enjoy the Davallament (The Descent) which represents the descent of the body without life of Jesus Christ after being crucified and his subsequent burial. Practically all the people collaborate with the representation, making this day one of the most important in the Felanitx calendar.

In the beautiful town of Pollença we can enjoy several important processions and also another version of the Davallament, this time with the incomparable setting of Pollença and its famous staircase as one of the main characters. A “must seeing” in Mallorca’s Holy Week.

And Last, but not least, the offer of the beautiful town of Artà during Holy Week is also very varied and recommendable. We invite you to come and pay a visit to this fantastic town with hundreds of years of history.

Giving way to the beginning of Easter, Holy Week is one of the most important holiday periods in Mallorca. After the winter, the island begins to fill with light, the days are longer and even the beaches begin to offer temperatures to think about a bath. The island at this time of year is perfect for cycling, trekking and enjoying the Mallorcan sun. Do not hesitate to book a few days on the island, from Reservatum we will be waiting for you.

In this year 2019, we will enjoy Easter and Holy Week from April 14th to 21st.

The Reservatum team.

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Mallorca in Winter – discover beautiful landscapes and mallorcan traditions!

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Mallorca in Winter

Mallorca Winter – Known as a summer destination with a lot of  sun and beautiful beaches, the main island of the Balearics offers much more, special in the winter months.

Palma de Mallorca in Winter is an ancient city with a lot of activity and authentic traditions; The rural environment throughout the island is green and just beautiful to visit and the Serra de Tramuntana is covered as a backdrop of white snow. All this makes Mallorca a very successful place in which to spend your Christmas holidays as a family or have a short getaway with friends.

* The Mallorcan traditions that you should know and see:

Christmas markets in Palma:
The spectacular craft market Som Nadalencs is located in the Plaza Mayor. Popular for its figurines of Bethlehem and for the typical mallorcan gastronomic products.

The Arrival of the Three Kings:
If something represents Spain, these are the 3 kings and on Mallorca its a spectacular event, if they arrive.The streets are filled with lights, camels and riders. Specially for children its  full of color and magic, the highlight of every Christmas season.
In some places like Porto Cristo or Cala Millor you can appreciate the beauty of seeing the three Kings loaded with gifts on a boat, arriving at the famous white beaches of Mallorca that for a night filled with magic and fireworks.

But not only is Christmas something beautiful on Mallorca in winter; during all the winter months occur events worth seeing, such as the birth of the blossom of the almond trees.
Between January and February all almonds of Majorca dress in white, blue and pink flowers, a print that has served as inspiration for paintings, novels and photographs.
You can visit places full of such almond trees as Randa or Sóller, or taste typical dishes of the almond on Mallorca like the Gatò (vanilla ice cream with a sweet almond cake) or the homemade Turrón (a kind of spanish confectionery). Book one of our beautiful holiday homes surrounded by countryside and almond trees and live close to these beautiful event.

You can also enjoy the celebration of San Sebastián in Palma or Sant Antoni in the rest of the towns, in January, this party was founded on the Island of Mallorca and really is fascinating.
If you like animals you can not miss the celebration, as hundrets of people bring their animals to be baptized.
And if you like food and good celebrations you can not miss this evening, where the streets are filled with bonfires and typical dances to their surroundings, music and fun.

Also during the winter there are many cultural offerings, you can see thousands of sculptures in the streets and cities of Mallorca, and many museums at your disposal from great sculptors and architects, to great painters or museums of Majorcan history.

Now you know! Mallorca is great in its fullness throughout the year, it is culture, it is beauty, it is so much more than sun and beaches.

Definitely a great choice for a good holiday – Mallorca in Winter!