Dígame - The Mallorca Guide

Thursday 24 Feb 2011
Balears Day

25th Feb until 1st March 2011

The Dia de les Illes Balears is a celebration of the culture and traditions of the Balearic Islands.

Held primarily in Palma de Mallorca it features numerous stalls displaying and selling Artisan craft and food. There will also be live music, photographic exhibitions, childrens activites, street entertainment and the Presidential building will opens its doors to visitors throughout the weekend.

There is plenty going across the city, from the Parc de Mar by the sea running all the way along the Paseo de Sagrera and Plaza de Drassana (which runs parallell to the Paseo Maritimo in front of the Real Club Nautico), and the Paseo Borne.

The Museum Es Baluard will be FREE on Sunday 27th February and the 1st March to mark Illes Balears day.

Our choice from the Illes Balears Day timetable are as follows:

Markets:

Friday 25th - Plaza de Drassana, Paseo de Sagrera, and Calle Consolat between 18.00-22.00

Saturday 26th, Sunday 27th, Monday 28th, and Tuesday 1st - Plaza de Drassana, Paseo de Sagrera, and Calle Consolat between 10.00-22.00

Concerts:

Friday 25th - Organ Concert "Sacred Romanticism in the nineteenth century Minorca", 20.30-21.30, Church of St. Francis de Palma

Saturday 26th - Percussion Music performed in the street, 19.00 - 21.00, La Llotja & Calle Consolat

Sunday 27th - Organ Concert "Sacred Romanticism in the nineteenth century Minorca", 19.30, Church of Campanet

Monday 28th - Street music by the concert band of Algaida, 18.00-20.00, Paseo del Borne

Monday 28th - Rock and Ryhtm and Blues Concert featuring Alma Sonora, Edward Wade & Motown Home Band, Duran & Friends, 21.00-24.00, Ses Voltes

Tuesday 1st - Concert de Ximbomba Atómica i Boc, 19.00-22.00, Ses Voltes

Tuesday 1st - Folk dancing group Xaloc, 13.00-14.30, Paseo del Borne

Tuesday 1st - School of Music & Dance performance, 17.00-18.30, Paseo del Borne

Exhibitions:

Saturday 26th and Sunday 28th - Photographic exhibition "Arts of the Year " by photographer Charles Domenec, 11.00-20.00, La Llotja

Activities:

Saturday 26th - Childrens Treasure Hunt, 11.00-14.00, Parc de la Mar

Saturday 26th - Radio Controlled Boat Regatta, 12.00-15.00, Parc de la Mar

Saturday 26th - Presidents trotting races, 18.00, Hipodrom Manacor

Sunday 27th - Tennis workshop in the street, 11.00-13.00 & 15.00-17.00, Paseo del Borne

Tuesday 1st - Judo street workshop, 10.00-14.00, Paseo del Borne

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