Festivals of the Alpujarras - Traditions, Feasts and Celebrations

Alpujarras Traditions

Among the traditions that have survived in the Alpujarras are several festivals, most notably those of the Moors and Christians, symbolic representations of the clashes that took place between them in the sixteenth century.

alpujarra shop selling traditional craft

Holidays in The Alpujarras

traditional festivals of the alpujarras As for music, a mention should be made of the troubadours. The trovo improvisation is organized into stanzas of songs that occur as singers answer one another.

On the other hand, held annually since 1982, is the Traditional Music Festival in the Alpujarra, on the second Sunday in August, which has helped to preserve the traditional folklore of this land.

Alpujarras Craft

The most interesting craft demonstrations will find in the silk workshops that formerly existed in the area. Curtains, bedspreads and blankets are very popular among visitors.


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