Santa Tecla 2014 is finally on the way and the first day saw a display of four groups of human towers followed by the “crida” the official inauguration which went off with a bang!
Tarragona Historia Viva concludes this Friday and Saturday at 9pm at the amphitheatre with presentation and re-enactment of the Cena Libera, the banquet offered to the gladiators before the fight next day.
Images of the main procession which defines the traditional arrival of the water through the streets of the old city to the Chapel of Sant Magí .
Images of the latest edition of the Revetlla Remullada held during the festivities of Sant Magí.
There are many aspects to the festivities of Sant Magì in Tarragona and one new addition was this year nod to Holi, the hindu festival of colour.
The night of Sant Joan in Tarragona is a terrifying cacophony of petards, fireworks and flares celebrating the shortest night of the year.
And so we arrive to the last act of this year’s Tarraco Viva festival, the funeral of Emperor Augustus.
Tarraco Viva has been building up over the weekend to its apex, showcasing the many different imaginative way to tell and teach about ancient Roman history.