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Fiesta de la Virgen de Candelaria

Pelgrimstocht naar Candelaria. Foto van pelgrims voor de basiliek van Candelaria, en een foto van Nuestra Señora de Candelaria

Pilgrimage to Candelaria 

Every year, Tenerife lives a special tradition that attracts thousands of devoted pilgrims from all over the region. The annual pilgrimage to Candelaria is a celebration of faith, culture and ancient traditions. On August 15, the day of the patron saint, Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, is lavishly celebrated. This special lady has both a religious and a historical background: …

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Puerto de Santiago Fireworks

As a predominantly Catholic oriented country, Spain has many religion-based celebrations and traditions. It's hard to say exactly how many there are, because in addition to the national holidays, every comunidad autónoma also has its own local traditions and fiestas. It is estimated that, across Spain, about 280 official festivals are celebrated each year...

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