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Events in Spain and Latin America, March 2016

Written by Laurent Escobar | 28th February 2016 |

Category: Knowledge

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From grape harvests to horse shows and vibrant fiestas, here is a round up of the most important festivals in Spain and Latin America this month.

Gaucho Festival, Tacuarembo

March 2 to 6

Considered the most important folk festival in Uruguay, this event features horse shows, folk music and traditional dances.

International Horse Fair, Texcoco

March 4 to April 3

This event offers open-air theatre, musical shows, and expositions of regional livestock and crafts.

Beer Festival, Barcelona

March 4 to 6

Aimed to spread the culture of high quality craft beer in Spain, this fifth edition will showcase more than 300 different beers.

Grape Harvest Festival, Santa Cruz

March 4 to 6

Fourteen wineries of the famed Colchagua valley join together celebrate the start of the harvest.

Grape Harvest Festival, Ica

March 4 to 13

The most important harvest festival in Peru also involves Marinera dance contests, horse shows and open-air parties.

Foundation of Trujillo

March 5 to 9

The municipality of Trujillo commemorates the date of installation of its first council with various cultural events.

Pukllay carnival, Andahuaylas

March 9 to 12

Communities from the Apurimac region gather together to celebrate their culture and folklore in an unique festival.

Ox Cart Parade, Escazú

March 13

Costa Rica celebrates its UNESCO world heritage recognized tradition with a parade of more than a hundred colourful ox carts.

Tango International Congress, Buenos Aires

March 13 to 19

The world's most important tango event returns to Buenos Aires to offer classes, shows and seminars.

Las Fallas Celebration, Valencia

March 15 to 19

One of the most unique festivals in Spain, it escalates in degrees of spectacle until the final night, 'La Nit de Foc' - the Night of Fire.

Grape Harvest Festival, Curico

March 17 to 20

The oldest grape harvest festival in Chile features a cultural and gastronomic show around Curico valley's wine route.

Handicraft Festival, Cordoba

March 18 to 27

This event features hundreds of exhibitors from different corners of Latin America, displaying unique handicrafts.

Chocolate Festival, Bariloche

March 24 to 27

Just a few days before Easter, Bariloche celebrate chocolate with multiple activities related to making and tasting.

*Please note that this list only includes some of the most important events in Spain and Latin America, it is by no means exhaustive at all. Dates might also be subject to change without notice, so always check twice when booking a trip to attend these festivals.



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