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Seville Feria will now last seven days, starting on Sunday

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

  Qu 1: Seville residents, would you like the Feria to start on a Sunday (so you can have a big night on Saturday)? A2: Er, yes please!   Qu 2: Seville residents, would you like there to be a holiday during Feria)? A: See above.   Los Remedios, the residential district closest to the ...

Seville Feria: a picture post

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10525" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Three flamencas enjoying a sunny afternoon at the Feria de Abril in Seville, which finished yesterday. The striped tents behind them are casetas, for eating, drinking and dancing."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_10527" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The Portada for this year's Feria was inspired by Plaza de España, one of ...

A bailar Sevillanos!

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

An integral part of the Feria de Abril, now reaching its halfway point here in Seville, is dancing. Sevillanas are a type of flamenco dance (or not, depending on who you talk to), performed in pairs - man-woman or woman-woman. Sevillanas are divided into four parts. While it is not obligatory ...

Looking forward to a sunny Feria de Sevilla

Monday, April 15th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10471" align="aligncenter" width="463" caption="Girls show off their flamenca dresses at the Feria de Sevilla - it's a colourful and (usually) sunny occasion."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_10469" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Jinetes (horse-riders) enjoying some liquid refreshment at the Feria."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_10467" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="A street in the Feria, with its stripey caseta tents."] ...

Fascinating Feria Facts and Figures

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

Those of you who will be heading off to the Seville Feria this week, weather and bus strike allowing - or even tonight for lunes de pescaito and the alumbrao - might be interested to read some facts and figures about this massive spring party. They will keep the conversation ...