Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sevilla Feria de Abril More Day 4

An important part of Sevillano family tradition is for moms, dads, older siblings, aunts & uncles to ensure that the customs are not lost and passed onto the younger generation. Advertisements

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Sevilla Feria de Abril Day 4

I went back to Feria a third time on to capture images of the music and dancing, what an amazing experience. Feria allows Sevillanos to bask in their joyful culture, celebrating tapas and wine, Andalusian horses, vintage carriages, and music … Continue reading

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Sevilla Feria de Abril Days 3 & 4

I was able to attend two bullfights at Sevilla’s Plaza de Toro de la Real Maestranza or the Bullring of the Royal Armory during my stay. Sevilla’s bullfight season begins the same week as Feria with some of the best … Continue reading

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Sevilla Feria de Abril More from Day 3

Tapas, vino, baile Sevillana, young gents on horseback, vintage carriages for the grown-up…and bubbles for the younger set!

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Sevilla Feria de Abril More from Day 3

The Sevillanos go all out to share their love for of Andalusian tradition dressing in period costume and taking great pride in their equestrian skills as they parade in their antique carriages through the Centro Histórico on their way to … Continue reading

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Sevilla Feria de Abril from Day 3

And then there are the horses and carriages!

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Sevilla Feria de Abril from Day 3

The gentlemen horsemen parade around the Recinto de Feria or Fair Grounds in traditional outfits, proudly showing off their Andalusian horses, with the younger riders vying for the attention of a señorita who might choose to honor them by riding … Continue reading

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Sevilla Feria de Abril More from Day 2

Lest we not forget the appropriate Sevillana floral hair adornment and of course the requisite beautifully embroidered shawl!

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Sevilla Feria de Abril More from Day 2

And then there are the women’s’ brightly colored, polka-dotted traditional Sevillana flamenco dresses; I must have seen thousands of them and as God is my witness there were NO two alike!

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Sevilla Feria de Abril Day 2

Returning to the Recinto de Feria or Fair Grounds the following morning I actually passed several groups of young merrymakers who were just returning home after a night of revelry, the partying does indeed go till dawn and beyond. Arriving … Continue reading

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