Spain’s Mallorca stages ancient banner carrying ceremony ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations

Spain's Mallorca Stages Ancient Ceremony As Curtain Raiser To New Year's Eve CelebrationsONE of Europe’s oldest non-religious celebrations takes place in Palma, Mallorca this Saturday. The Festa de l’Estandard(banner) has its roots back to the early 13th century and is held every December 31. The day is in effect Mallorca’s ‘National Day’. The Festa de l’Estandard commemorates King Jaume I from Aragon liberating Palma- or Madina Mayuqa […]

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