The team at Ca n’Olesa is getting in full swing for the world famous Fiesta of Mare de Deu dels Angels.It is the biggest event of Pollensa’s fiesta calendar. On the 2nd of August there will be a re-enactment of the battle of the Moors and Christians. So what is this all about? It’s not just another excuse for a celebration! This fiesta commemorates the battle by the locals of Pollenca against 1500 Moors led by a pirate named Dragut. The fiesta has been traced back to the middle of the 19th Century, and almost the whole of the town is involved and we will be following the action closely! The Christians are all dressed in white and the followers of Dragut in various colours. On the evening of the 1st August a dance is held until the early hours of the morning, and the town waits in suspense cheap ventolin inhalers until at 5am the local band plays the “Alborada” (the dawn). After this Mass is said throughout the day along with other various activities until the battle is finally fought at 7pm in the evening. After the battle the Christians return to the church for prayers, and on leaving the church the band again play the “Alborada”. The fiesta then finishes with the singing of the “Visca Pollenca” (Hooray Pollenca) and a grand firework display. Every year many holiday makers flock to Pollensa to experience this wonderful fiesta and you really feel like you are part of the community. Join us for a pizza, tapas or dinner to taste our local mallorcan dishes and watch history re-inact in front of your eyes. Book here to ensure a table is available and ready waiting for you we will greet you with a complimentary glass of wine!

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