Traditional dance in Palma, April 14

Traditional Mallorcan dance

Traditional Mallorcan dance. Credit: Escola de Musica i Danses

For a moving insight into local life, stroll by Ses Voltes in the Parc de la Mar in Palma this Sunday afternoon.

The spirited performances of traditional Mallorcan dance (ball de bot) will be given by the Balladors des Raiguer at at 5 pm, and the Escola de Música i Danses de Mallorca at 6 pm.

Afterwards, the floor is open to the public.

The public joins in

Young and old joyfully dance in their everyday clothes, showing that the tradition is still alive and recalling the pastimes of a bygone era.

The venue is the courtyard of Ses Voltes, an exhibition centre below Palma cathedral in the Parc de la Mar.

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Annette Christmas

Annie Christmas loves language and communication. A long-time resident of Mallorca, she enjoys an outdoor life of cycling, horse riding and mountain walking, as well as the wealth of concerts and cultural events on the island. She also plays fiddle in a traditional Mallorcan dance troupe.