Festivity in Honour of San Antonio Abad

Festivity in Honour of San Antonio Abad

San Antonio is celebrated in Oliva with the installation of the traditional porrat, a typical custom to the whole region. The event, of medieval origin, plaza San Roque. Many stalls sell products like candied fruits, nuts, toffee apples and hammer shaped sweets. Sunday is dedicated to religious acts in honour of the Saint. At the hermitage of the Santos Antonios a great concentration of animals are blessed after the celebration of a Mass ceremony. At the same time blessed bread is on sale at different stalls set up along the principal streets.

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  • Town: Oliva
  • Start date: 17/01/2016
  • End date: 17/01/2016

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