In January the streets of Palma are dyed red and black to celebrate the festivities of Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastiá, the patron saint of the city, the month of February turns colorful to receive one of the funniest festivities of the year: the carnival.
Carnival is always celebrated 40 days before Holy Thursday, so this year it will start on Thursday, February 16 on the island, the date on which the "Dijous Llarder" is celebrated, a festival that dates back to Roman times, with lots of traditional flavor. It is time for tallades ensaimada, sweet cocas and greixoneras, typical sweets of these dates.
The main carnival festival is Sa Rua, the parade through the streets of the city center, which will be held on Sunday 19. Before the celebration of Sa Rua, Sa Rueta takes place, dedicated to the smallest of the family.
The festival ends on Tuesday the 21st with the Burial of the Sardine, which in Mallorca is celebrated especially in the town of Pòrtol.
The seventh edition of Woman Rocks, the popular event in Spain for women entrepreneurs, was held on 4th November at the Palma Congress Center, to debate, inspire and share experiences on female entrepreneurship.
Palma de Mallorca was the setting chosen by the Spanish Society of Nephrology (SEN) to hold its last national congress, which brought together more than 1,200 experts between 11 and 13 November to share the latest knowledge and advances in research and technology that are improving the diagnosis,
EU tourism ministers held an informal meeting today, 31 October, in Palma's Congress Center, organised by the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU, under the slogan "The road towards the social sustainability of tourism in the European Union", where they discussed the roadmap for promoting