From cattle fair to Horse Fair

A few hours from the beginning of one of the most important festivals of the city of Jerez de la Frontera, declared international turistic interest festival, I want to tell you a bit about the history of this great event. Fairs hold in the city For centuries, the city has been holding different fairs: One … Read more

Carnival of Cadiz (part II)

It seems incredible that the first contest stage have passed and we are already in the quarterfinals of the COAC at the Great Falla Theater… Alreadt seen the origin and historical prolegomenas, we will approach more towards the current carnival, celebrated in the most famous «silver cup» of the world (Cadiz is know as the … Read more

The three wise men, dismantled

Whether you’ve been good or bad and whether you believe in them or not, the Three Wise Men are a figment of your imagination. Within the next few paragraphs I’ll show you so, shall we? The Holy Scriptures say… To know what the Bible says, we have to read what the evangelists tell about the … Read more

Carnival of Cádiz, part one.

As the song goes… “Carnival, carnival, I love you!” February is already here, the month where two experientially opposite festivals take place: the carnival and the beginning of Lent. And… What do I do mentioning Lent when this entry is supposed to be all about the carnival, the papelillos, the songs, the costumes and partying?Well, … Read more