Thursday night, 23rd June, in Palma sees the big celebration of the Fiesta of San Juan
Thursday night, 23rd June, in Palma sees the big celebration of the Fiesta of San Juan. It's an ancient festival to welcome in the summer and drive out all the old bad spirits of winter using fire,
and for this reason is also known as the 'Nit de Foc, (Night of Fire)
There's never much of an excuse needed to let of tons of loud fireworks in Spain and you won't be surprised to hear that lots of fireworks will be ignited tomorrow night!
The action all takes place at the Parque de la Mar (the 'lake' in front of the cathedral) and starts at 20.30 with folk songs and dancing from Pinyol Vermell, Abeniara and Miguel Angel Llonovoy.
The main attraction is a spectacular performance from Myotragus at 23.00 which lasts for 90 minutes and is in four sections, each one representing the four elements, earth, air, fire and water.
Judging by the photos of their past performances it's going to be a fabulous night, rounded off by live music from the band Rock and Press.
If you're in Palma, don't miss it, but don't be late as the police will allow only 9000 people into the arena!