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THE TRADITIONS OF THE VILLAGE:


A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SENIA:

   How to get to La Sènia
   The History of the People
   The Annual Festival
   The traditions
   The Gastronomy Typical
   The Agriculture of the town
   The town's economy
   The environment of the Town
   The Swamp of La Sènia
   The River Senia
   The Hippodrome from Senia
   The Aerodrome of La Sènia
   Senia Sports (Sports Complex)
   The creator of these pages
   The official website of La Sènia
   Espanyol Pages of the
   Dish shot Pages




THE SÉNIA.COUNTRY OF THE FURNITURE.




A LITTLE HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF SENIA,
IN MONTSIA
(TARRAGONA.)






The Many Traditions of the Village



The majority of celebrations and traditions that are conserved are related with manifestations of type reigioso, apart Of the days of culture that are celebrated in the month of May. A constant element in all the celebrations and manifestations Ludicas are the music. The Band of music of the musical group Sénienca (musical entity declared of cultural interest By the Generalitat de Catalunya and that among other distinctions has received La Creu de Sant Jordi) and the choir and group Instrumental of Juventudes Unidas have put very high the liston of the musical quality of our town. To the respective Schools of music that form a very high percentage of the young and old children. The sardana and the anthem of the people who Takes the title La Sénienca is a sample of this popular enthusiasm so widespread.

THE PARTY OF SANT ANTONI:
The festive cycle begins on January 17 with the feast of Sant Antoni, with the blessing of the animals and distribution of coquetes. In other times it was very much related to draft and cargo animals, and it was Especially celebrated by dedicated people To the Drag of the pines of the Ports.

THE CARNIVAL:
In February the Carnival is celebrated in which the parade Of disguises that are made on Friday the boys and girls of the schools.

THE HOLY WEEK:
For the holidays of Easter is organized in the children's playground "La Manjoya", referring to the delicious and Typical cake known as "Mona" in other places, where the little ones enjoy the activities that offer them Various local entities. In the liturgical acts of the week we must make reference to the processions to Calvari Of Holy Thursday and of the night of Good Friday.

EASTER MONDAY:
Until a few years ago on Easter Monday was very ingrained the party to go on foot to eat the Manjoya to the fountain Of Sant Pere. Currently the generalization of the use of the Car makes each party to celebrate the party in diferntes places. It is preserved but the playful character of the day and the custom of eating the Manjoya with friends. Part of the little ones the old cancioncilla that says: "here tinc a floreta, here a clavellet, here in pica, here In this case, the egg is stung on the front or on the front of the partner next to you.

GASTRONOMY FAIR:
In May the gastronomic fair is held where to the other of the exhibitors from outside that bring candy. Cheeses, Pizzas, medicinal herbs and wines from Terra Alta, Priorat, etc., local artisans offer the best of their Elaborations such as sausages, pates, sweets, pastas and prepared dishes that can be tasted by those attending the fair.

MAY 9TH:
The 9th of May is Sant Gregori, bishop of the Ostia, copatron of the Sénia.
Currently the celebration takes place on Monday after 9 and for more than twenty years, the City Council organizes A popular meal offering the two typical gastronomic samples of the town: the recapte and the Pastiset, remembering the Distribution of food that was among the poor in times past. Since the establishment of the food is made to coincide With the days of culture, which are currently made between the months of April and May. Is the most active time of the year From the cultural point of view, with concerts, exhibitions, theater performances and other types of activities.

THE VERBENA OF SANT JOAN:
On the night of June 23rd, there is the vervena de Sant Juan. The flame of the Canigo ignites the installed Plaza Mayor and from the children collect the fire with their torches to light, each of them Campfire on your street. More terde and without leaving the Main square becomes popular dance and chocolate.

ALONG THE SUMMER:
Throughout the summer the Plaza Mayor becomes an unprivileged auditorium that includes concerts of the band, Sessions of cinema and it is planned to incorporate other performances such as can recitals of songs and rapsodas Or sung by habanera.

THE VIRGIN OF PALLEROLS:
In the month of September the third weekend, the festival of the Mare de Deu de Pallerols, patron of the town, is celebrated. According to the tradition some shepherds found the Image of the Virgin next to a source of the road of ròssec, In the mountain of Pallerols. They went down to the town but it is said that the Image returned to the place where they had found it. For this reason he was made a small chapel at the foot of which leaves the Fountain.

PARTY OF PALLEROLS:

The festival of Pallerols stands out for the adornment that is made of the streets through which the procession passes. The morning of the Sunday very soon, the streets of the People are filled with people, small and large than in a frenetic activity Creates small works of art approving the "serrin" and "caragolillo" (so abundant in the Pueblo for its factories of Furniture) that once dyed, become ephemeral carpets that fill with color and festivity the streets of La Sénia.







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