Resultados con tag "tradition"

Sant Jordi's Day is coming!

Sant Jordi's Day is coming!

Next 23rd April we celebrate Sant Jordi's Day. The most popular legend in Catalonia about Sant Jordi tells that at Montblanc, in Conca de Barberà, there was a terrible dragon which viciously...

Celebrating Valentine's Day at @HMareNostrum

Celebrating Valentine's Day at @HMareNostrum

Last Thursday it was Valentine's Day all around the World, and of course at Hostal Mare Nostrum all special dates are an excuse to celebrate something with our guests, so we took the opportunity...

TODAY WE CELEBRATE “CARNESTOLTES” OR CARNIVAL

TODAY WE CELEBRATE “CARNESTOLTES” OR CARNIVAL

Carnival or Carnestoltes as stated in Catalunya, is a celebration that belongs to moon worship. This is why it is a moveable festivity, which this year takes place from 07 to 13 February. It seems...

For Christmas, Santa Llúcia Fair will be installed on the Cathedral's Square of Barcelona

For Christmas, Santa Llúcia Fair will be installed on the Cathedral's Square of Barcelona

The famous “Feria de Santa Llúcia” comes back to Barcelona to stay until December 23rd. The fair dates back to 1786 and consists of dozens of craftsman from different parts of Catalonia coming...

A very big ice rink returns for Christmas to Plaza Catalunya in Barcelona

A very big ice rink returns for Christmas to Plaza Catalunya in Barcelona

Today we come to you with a very nice story. Fundación Barcelona Comerç has reassembled this year, just like last year, an enormous ice rink of 1,400 square meters where young and not-so-young...

Hot chestnuts, panellets, sweet potatoes and moscatell: La Castanyada 2012 is almost Barcelona

Hot chestnuts, panellets, sweet potatoes and moscatell: La Castanyada 2012 is almost Barcelona

Today we want to talk you about the "Castanyada". This Chestnut Fest is a popular festival in Catalonia which is celebrated on November 1st, on the occasion of the All Souls Day, although the...

Festes de la Mercè, the greatest festival of Barcelona

Festes de la Mercè, the greatest festival of Barcelona

Hostal Mare Nostrum invites you to come to the greatest festival in Barcelona, the Fiestas de la Mercè. As every year the whole town is preparing to offer entertainment and activities of all kinds...

Typical Spanish PART V: Castellers

Typical Spanish PART V: Castellers

In the region of Catalonia teams of Castellers can be seen competing against each other to proove who can build the highest human tower and dismantle it whithout falling apart. This unique...

Typical Spanish PART IV: Sevillanas

Typical Spanish PART IV: Sevillanas

Sevillanas is a typical song and dance of Seville and all Andalusia region in general, and it is considered a kind of flamenco music. Its origins would be in the years before the time of the Catholic...

Typical Spanish PART III: Paella

Typical Spanish PART III: Paella

Paella is one of the most typical Spanish dishes, mostly next to the Mediterranean Sea, where there are hundreds and hundreds of different recipes for paella: meat paella, seafood paella, vegetable...