June in Mallorca 2018

Every Tuesday from now on you can find the group FlaMallorca performing Flamenco in the Alcudia Bull Ring.

There’s a show for the little ones on Saturday and Sunday at 5pm at The Auditorium with Nanny and Pippi and their theatrical music show “Travelling around the world” It’s for children from 1 to 7.

This weekend coming Selva hosts its Herb Fair, with a mixture of agricultural and traditional events taking place during the day and the evening. You can enjoy exhibitions, cooking demonstrations and tastings of all things herbal. Sunday sees a  procession of the ‘myrtle’ plant when the shrub is harvested in lands adjacent to the village and is brought into the village square accompanied by Mallorcan bagpipes at 10:00. The plant is then distilled to produce a liqueur. The fair finishes at 15:00.

Also this weekend on Saturday 9th June you can join an Active Meditation Workshop to try out different types of meditation and learn techniques to relax. No previous experience is required, only desire to learn. Place: Lucky Bodies C/ Caro, Santa Catalina Bookings: 653 207963 or at sarjanbiodinamica@gmail.com

You can also catch the Son Servera Nit de L’Art this weekend as they  celebrate diverse cultural and artistic methods, featuring exhibitions of paintings and sculpture, live music, dance, and poetry  In addition, there will be food trucks, workshops and talks. The festival runs through the day and night.

If you’re in the know you will have heard about the new and mysterious international DJ Claptone who will be appearing at SoCial on Saturday evening. He always wears a strange mask and  nobody knows who he is! Then on 14th June BH Mallorca opens its summer season with one of the world’s biggest DJs Steve Aoki playing electro house.

The Irish community in the Balearics are meeting on Friday June 15 at 4.00 PM in Can Pastilla for their monthly meet up. More details available via the Facebook group ‘Irish community in the Balearics’. There is no fee and no need to book.

June 15th You can take part in an Urban Mindfulness tour through Palma. On the walk they practice several mindfulness techniques that will help you to reconnect to yourself in your urban environment and shift your sensations from feeling stressed to feeling calm in the present moment. To book your spot email: mindfulmallorca@gmail.com

The First Mallorca WTA Grass Court Open Tournament is at Santa Ponsa Tennis Club from June 17 to 24. With five natural grass courts the competition is set to be high and will bring some of the biggest names in international tennis to Mallorca, ahead of Wimbledon.

Last year the tournament saw Garbiñe Muguruza, Ana Ivanovic, Eugenie Bouchard and Jelena Jankovic.  Toni Nadal, Rafa Nadal’s uncle and trainer, is the Tournament Director for the event.

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Also on Sunday June 17th from 11am there will be a march for animal rights starting in Placa Espana in Palma

From the 19th to 23rd June Palma will host The Superyacht Cup  and on the 21st and 28th June you can enjoy the Deia International Music Festival with classical music concerts at Son Marroig

Then there is the fiesta of Sant Pere 22 – 29 June in Puerto Alcudia Port d’Alcúdia with over a week of entertainments, music, parties, dancing and events. The origins of this festival can be traced back to the maritime past of some of the towns in which it is celebrated. Processions at sea, parades, street parties and gastronomic events such as the popular ‘sardinada’ (sardine fest) are the festive elements that usher in the Mallorcan summer. The day of Sant Pere (29th June) starts with a sea and land procession and finishes with a fireworks display at midnight. The boats are festooned for this special occasion, and they accompany the image of the patron saint on its passage through the tranquil bay of Alcúdia. During the preceding week, the Port hosts all kinds of cultural and leisure-related events including cercaviles (parades) featuring the Gegants (Giants) of Alcúdia, and various musical and gastronomic events.

The International Singles Club Mallorca are meeting in bar Gin Tabla in Can Pastilla at 7.30 PM every Thursday in June. More details from the *Facebook Group ‘International Singles Group Mallorca”. There is no fee for this event and no need to book.

Friday 22nd June at the observatory in Costix there will be an Open Night starts at 8pm, you need to reserve iaamallorca@gmail.com Looking at planets, meteorites, asteroids, and check out Mars, and Jupiter.

If you are interested in a crazy obstacle race then come along and watch the Brutatlo on the evening of 23rd June in Andratx.

Saturday 23 June The Nit de Foc is a one of the biggest parties in Palma. Celebrated on the eve of Sant Joan fiesta, it includes street parties, bonfires, fireworks, pop concerts, devils & demons and the infamous ‘correfoc’ – the fire run, where the ‘devils’ run through the streets with firecrackers and fireworks – not for the faint hearted!  The main action is in the Parc de Mar by the cathedral. Bring your dancing shoes and be ready to party! From around 22:00.

Finally for June you must wear white  for the fiesta of Sant Joan, celebrated across the island on June 24th Most towns and villages will have some celebrations. In Deià, Mancor de la Vall, Muro and Son Servera, Sant Joan Baptista is the patron saint so their fiestas usually last over a week and showcase a variety of activities.

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