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Festa Major (local festival)


On the first Sunday after the last Saturday of August we celebrate the Festival of Manresa. Its location in late August or early September, have made a final holiday party with a huge stake in many of his actions.

The origin of the festival go to look for him in 1372, when the bodies were transferred the relics of saints, St. Agnes, and St. Mauritius, San Fructuoso, patrons of the city.

The events are the traditional prayers, parades with giants and dwarves, the storm in the Plaza Mayor, the fireworks and the solemn, which the authorities go in procession from the City-have been maintained for many years. Other events have already purchased the latest tag traditional firework-like characters are recovered as vibrant wood and the Ox groups of devils, and the correaigua dances in various public places that come to replace the old tents

More information: www.lafestamajor.cat