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Holidays – Jaén

The festivities of Jaen They serve to highlight the cultural wealth of the province.
On January 16, the Lumbres de San Antón. Monumental fires with which San Antonio Abad is honored, protector of animals, with typical dances, singing of melenchones and eating roasted pumpkin and corn rosettes.

Photo: Rlinx

Photo: Rlinx

He Carnival with his joy, parades and chirigotas, he gives way to the Easter. Declared Festival of National Tourist Interest, stands out for the typism of some unique representations in Andalusia. Among the city's brotherhood associations, it stands out in the Holy Friday, the procession of Our Father Jesus Nazarene, known as Grandpa.

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Photo: Pebble85

The second Sunday of May brings us the Pilgrimage of the Christ of Rice, towards the hermitage in the place Peña Fountain, on the outskirts of Jaén.
On June 11, The Feast of Our Lady of the Chapel, Patron of Jaén, brings fair and popular celebrations to San Ildefonso neighborhood.

Photo. Rlinx

Photo. Rlinx

On the third Sunday of October, comes the last agro-livestock fair of the Empowered, the San Lucas Fair. The portal of the fair is illuminated to welcome party booths, flamenco tablaos, performances and displays of joy. The Taurine fair accompany from the Plaza de Toros to the main festival of the city.

Photo: Johnbojaen

Photo: Johnbojaen

The Pilgrimage of Santa Catalina, on November 25, takes all the people of Jiennenses in procession with the patron saint of the city until the Santa Catalina Castle. The sardines Typical help replenish the forces to walkers.

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