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Daemon
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On the last night of February and the first of March in Spain, young marceros, or March serenaders, wander through the streets singing songs to their girlfriends and asking for donations of food and sweets to celebrate the arrival of spring. The term marzas refers both to the traditional songs they sing and to the gifts they receive. Although the songs themselves vary, they always mention the month of March and the coming of spring, leading many to believe that the tradition has its roots in pagan rituals celebrating the passing of winter. More...
taurine
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They are singing to their girlfriends and asking for donations?
That must have been in happy relationship.
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Marzas
On the last night of February and the first of March in Spain, young marceros, or March serenaders, wander through the streets singing songs to their girlfriends and asking for donations of food and sweets to celebrate the arrival of spring. The term marzas refers both to the traditional songs they sing and to the gifts they receive. Although the songs themselves vary, they always mention the month of March and the coming of spring, leading many to believe that the tradition has its roots in pagan rituals celebrating the passing of winter.
Adyl Mouhei
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Spanish festivals take place in every city, town and village throughout Spain at some point during the year and for many travellers is one of the top reasons for visiting Spain.
Some of the best festivals and fiestas in Spain have deep religious and historical meaning whilst others are simply meant for partying and having fun.
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Marzas

On the last night of February and the first of March in Spain, young marceros, or March serenaders,
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In 1925, the Dictionary of the RAE, (Royal Spanish Academy) defined MARZAS as: “marzas (de Marzo) (from March) , f. pl. Verses that the young men from Santander sing at night through the houses of the villages, in praise of the spring, the owners of the house, etc. Gift of butter, blood sausage. Etc., which is given in each house to marzantes ”.



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