Port Adriano

June events in Mallorca

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Selva hosts its Herb Fair this coming weekend, with a mixture of agricultural and traditional events taking place during the day and the evening. You can enjoy exhibitions, cooking demonstrations and tastings of all things herbal.
Also this weekend you can see Carmen at the Teatro Principal if you’re craving some opera.
The following weekend there is the street food festival at Port Adriano from June 16th to the 18th where you can try out various food trucks serving international junk food!

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The Women’s Tennis Association Mallorca Tennis Tournament will run from June 18th to June 25th at Santa Ponsa Tennis Club, it’s considered a warm up event for Wimbledon and this is the second year it has been held.
The Beach Boys will play on June 18th at Son Fusteret, plus don’t forget that we also have Tom Jones and George Benson playing in Port Adriano this summer, and Michael Bolton will visit the island on August 12th as well.
63958377June 21st is the International Yoga Day and it will be celebrated in style at the Cal Reiet hotel and retreat in Santanyi. They have several free activities on offer including yoga, a talk on nutrition, a guided meditation and a concert of Hawaiian mantras.
If you’re into big old boats then be sure to hang around in Palma for the Superyacht Cup from June 21st to June 24th. You may be lucky enough to get invited to some of the exclusive invite only events organised by the sponsors.
June 23 be ready to enjoy the Nit de Foc in Palma where all of the islands best Demonis get together for the night of fire!
The following day is the Sant Joan on June 24 where everyone dresses in white, has a picnic on the beach and goes into the sea at midnight to cleanse themselves of sin.
Marratxi hosts its annual fiesta during the last week of June. Something for everyone, with live music concerts, sports activities, and a comedy evening.
Finally for June the Atlantida Film Festival will run for a week from the 26th with free cinema screenings and concerts around Palma. The film festival will include 18 films, 4 conferences and 7 concerts, all free of charge to the general public. The star guest this year will be Vanessa Redgrave, who will present her first film as a director “Sea Sorrow”. The venues are CineCiutat, Bellver Castle, Ses Voltes (the area in front of the Cathedral) and the Museu de Mallorca.
And that’s your lot for June.

Events in Mallorca – March

Firstly, there is a collection being done by Antonia Triguero for refugees who are currently arriving on the Greek island of Kos. She has managed to get a shipping company in Inca to pay for a 40 foot container to be sent over there, and she has until this Friday to fill it! She is looking for: donations of: tents, sleeping bags, blankets (but not heavy), baby carriers, strollers, wheelchairs, comfortable walking shoes, socks, underwear, travel bags, raincoats, nappies, women’s sanitary towels and tampons, soap and shampoo (small 200 ml bottles), toothbrushes and toothpaste, sweatpants, summer hats, spring jackets, baby wipes and powdered milk.  If you check on the TRE website later there will be a list of the collection points in and around Inca and across Mallorca.

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This Thursday is St Patrick’s Day and at Sanddancers Bar in Cala Bona you can join in their Annual “ST PADDIES PARTY NIGHT!” which is always a lot of fun, laughter, and I guess a few Guinnesses as well. There will be Irish music and free Irish hats for everyone.

Happy St Patricks Day

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Or you can popover to Heroes Bar in Portals where Hugh Carville will be organising his last quiz of the winter season.    Heroes-Logo  Quiz

 

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At Mood Beach there will be the Supper Club with speakers talking about Traditional Chinese Medicine, plus dinner will be available for 19.95 for two courses on Thursday evening at 7pm. You need to book in advance by emailing info@moodbeach.com

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If you like Deep House and Yoga then why not try experiencing both at the same time on Friday evening when Saskia Griffiths presents a two hour session, she describes it like a “yoga party”· It’s from 20.30 until 22.30 at the Zunray Yoga Studio in Palma.

On Saturday March 19th you can take in the sights and sounds of the Santa Margalida Agricultural Fair which kicks off the Spring fair season. There’s normally something for everybody from farm animals to displays of classic cars.

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On Sunday March 20th you can enjoy a great St Patrick’s Day festival in Santa Ponsa where there will be more than a hundred market stalls and a parade through the streets in the afternoon.

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Also on Sunday 20 March there will be a fundraising event at SPAP in Palma in support of some of their animal loving colleagues who have been fined for protesting about an upcoming bullfight on the island. That will start at 11am and go on until 4pm. There will be talks about animal welfare, a raffle, a market, a quiz, live music and vegan food on sale.

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Then we are into the Easter celebrations which are always quite amazing in Mallorca. If you want to entertain, or even scare, the kids a little, then take them along to the Fira del Ram funfair in Son Fusteret close to the Son Castello industrial estate in Palma. The funfair is open every day until Sunday April 10th.

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If you like eating then pop along to the Street Food festival in Port Adriano during the weekend of the 25th, 26th and 27th of March. It’s on every afternoon from 5pm to late, you can eat yourself around the world and check out some rather cool looking food trucks and other vehicles as well.

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On the Saturday of the same weekend, if you like nature, hiking and adventure sports then nip up to Escorca in Lluc for a day discovering businesses and like minded souls at the Nature Esport exhibition.

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The Corner Bar in Palma is having an anniversary bash on Saturday 26th March. They’re also hosting speed interviews for wannabe crew. Super yaThe Corner Bar Palma.pngcht professionals will be returning to the Corner Bar to help them celebrate their anniversary and welcome new crew to Palma, helping them to find their feet here, offering support and advice in job hunting, training, and CVs.

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Also on Saturday March 26th local artist Vivian Borsoni will be exhibiting at her studio on Calle Fabrica 13b in Santa Catalina in Palma. She will be joined by another artist, Birgit Dierker. They are both very popular artists, and it’s well worth a visit. The show will open at 18.00.

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On Sunday March 20th there will be a Asociacion Ondine beach clean up at Playa Es Trenc from 11.30 until 15.00.  It’s organised with a Facebook group for Palma Yacht Crew, but everyone is encouraged to join in. In February 120 enthusiastic and environmentally responsible beach cleaners cleaned up the Eastern half of Playa de Es Trenc and collected more than 500 kilos of rubbish. It was a beautiful day out on the beach for everyone. So with the hugely positive experience freshly in mind, they will now attack the Western end of the beach this time leaving it completely free of plastics ! They will be meeting in Ses Covetes on the Western end of Playa d’Es Trenc at 11.30 hrs.

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After finishing with the clean up, delicious baguettes with different toppings will be available for 5 Euros a piece as well as beers, sodas and water straight from the ice cooler. All proceeds will go to Asociacion Ondine. Don’t forget to bring with you heavy duty plastic bags, gloves, snacks, water and some money for lunch – and if you are brave; a swimsuit !

There are now two more dates for “One Table Four Conversations” which is the most recent ISLA Theatre Project that sold out on its first run. You can see the show on either March 24th or March 31st (both Thursdays) at 19h30 and 21h30 at Cafe
l’antiquari, just off Via Roma in Palma. The reservation hotline number is: 679518293