Local Winter Festivals: King’s Day in Barcelona

Local Winter Festivals: King’s Day in Barcelona
Kings Day, or Los Reyes, is much more important in Barcelona, and really, in all of Spain, than Christmas. Sure, people here celebrate the 24th and the 25th and welcome Santa, or Papa Noel as they call him, but the real party is in January. King's Day, or Los Reyes in Barcelona. By Regina WInkle-Bryan King’s Day is on the 6th of January and is a national holiday. The 6th is the day when the King’s were supposed to have shown up to give baby Jesus his presents. Naturally, this is the...
December 23rd, 2009 | thebarcelonaguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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