Traditions

31/07/2017

The festivities in Galicia in August 2017 that you should not miss

fiestas en Galicia en Agosto

Festivities in Galicia to enjoy this month of August Music, sport and gastronomy to fight the heat Fiesta del Albariño en Cambados (2 to 6 August). It is one of the oldest gastronomic festivals in Galicia. It began in the year 1953. What initially was born as a competition among winemakers, became a National Tourist […]

20/10/2015

5 visits that will make you live the scariest Halloween

Halloween is the most awaited festivity by all those who feel a special attraction for horror films. One of the plans that are repeated during this time is to enjoy a movie of this genre while you look for ideas for your next disguise. Whether you are followers of such marathons or you prefer other […]

16/10/2015

The origins and traditions of Halloween in Northern Spain

Surely many of you have planned a getaway to enjoy the Day of All Saints. The prelude to the Christmas celebrations brings together a number of traditions among which the Anglo-Saxon influence is obvious. Despite the latter, the roots of the current Halloween celebrations are outside American borders and, even now, there are many areas […]

14/10/2015

The ‘Tuna’: a medieval vestige in the XXI century

Today, when we talk about the Tuna, the general perception is that it is a musical tradition whose anachronism makes it a rarity within contemporary student customs. Despite this, there are many people who do not hesitate to stand up for the permanence of this picturesque century-old institution in the today’s musical culture of our […]

12/09/2015

The historical power of the mystic Galicia

The Galicia we know today is shaped by the different peoples who inhabited it throughout the centuries, as is the case of the Celts and the Romans. The transmission of customs and stories of generations has served, among other things, to strengthen the weight that popular tradition has in our land, where the damp climate, […]