Folklore and Traditions of Malaga

Locals have have a characteristic andalusian to the pair of mediterranean that shows unambiguously the identity of its inhabitants. The inhabitants of Malaga are the people "open", close, and accessible. I like to spend the vast majority of the time on its streets in the company of other people.

This character affable and cheerful makes them frequenting bars, taverns, restaurants and beach bars where you can have a few wines and tapas regardless of the season of the year thanks to its eLas parties in the municipalities of málaga, for the general lines, a marked religious origin nothing solemn but quite the opposite of joy and colour.

The parties in the municipalities of málaga, for the general lines, a marked religious origin nothing solemn but quite the opposite of joy and colour.

Many fairs and festivals in every corner of Malaga possess the formal declaration of the Feast of Uniqueness Tourism Provincial. Events are mixed in the cocktail of fine food, the drink, the history and traditions of course. The tourist who visit Malaga should not miss the chance to immerse themselves in the atmosphere of estas fiestas populares.

Malaga hosts every 28th December one of the festivals most massive of the winter, the Fiesta mayor de Verdiales. This day meet many Pandas de Verdiales across the province that participate in a contest to choose the best group of this style. The Verdiales are a fandango ancient of peasant origin.

Every 16 of July, locals come to the beaches to accompany the Virgin of the Carmen in its maritime procession. One of the religious holidays most massive of the summer that are celebrated in all towns of malaga costa. In the evening the Virgen del Carmen makes its journey in a fishing boat adorned with flowers, while other boats accompany them.

The burning of Júas in the Night of San Juan is another celebration of the summer is deeply rooted among the musicians. Each clay prepares a figure with waste materials for the bonfire, just in the middle of the night to burn the figure using the fire as a purifying element. In the coastal areas are made bonfires along the beaches.

A opportunity great to immerse yourself in the world of bullfighting is the traditional "Corridas Goyescas" where they held bullfights in period costumes in honor of Pedro Romero.