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Pontevedra Maios Fiesta
4th May
The Maios Fiesta is of Celtic origin and celebrates the arrival of good weather in Galicia.
 

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The Maios Fiesta is of Celtic origin and celebrates the arrival of good weather in Galicia.

 
Pontevedra Maios Fiesta is timed to coincide with the first spring flowers. It is a traditional fiesta throughout Galicia and especially so in the cities of Pontevedra and Ourense.

Since 1970, Plaza de la Ferrería Square in Pontevedra has been the festive setting for a competition to elect the best maios – figures created out of branches and flowers. Alongside each of these figures a child sings a song while the rest of the group keep time.
 

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