The celebrations of Tarragona’s second city patron Sant Magí. The celebrations include processions, music, and a gigantic water bash to celebrate the saints relation with water.
On the final day of the festival of Sant Magí , there was euphoria, drama, broken bones and a last processional stroll filled with exhaustion and release.
Sunday sees the the holy water carried to the Chapel of Sant Magí, a historical 19th century militia re-enacting their drills against the French invaders, and he day ends with an explosion of light, music and water with thousand of people getting drenched.
The celebrations of Tarragona’s patron Sant Magí went in to fourth gear last night with the ancient square of Pla de la Seu transformed in to a gigantic open door party venue with a splash pool filled with floating watermelons….
Sant Magí is the patron saint of Tarragona and every year his life and death are celebrated during the festival of Sant Magí, a cornucopia of all night parties, music, food, processions and a theatrical re-enactment of his death.
The Procession of Sant Magi is a curios spectacle for the uninitiated. Walk around Placa de la Font during the Saturday of the celebration, and you are bound to bump in to one of the many big headed dwarves which turn up to join the parade.
The Revetlla Remullada is now an established feature of the San Magi festivities and takes place in Plaça del Rei in the old part of town on the Saturday night set of events.
With share energy bursting through the arteries of the old city, here comes the music at Sant Magi. There are several focus point dotted around the city each taking turn to make Tarragona burst through its seams!