“For one week life in Seville revolves around this fiesta. The music, food, dancing and general joy create a very special atmosphere.
The April Fair is one of the most international and popular of Seville’s fiestas. It was created in 1847 as a cattle fair, and over time the festive atmosphere that had grown up around the occasion took over the business aspect, and it became a permanent fixture in Seville’s social calendar. For a week more than a thousand “casetas” or tents installed in the fairground area become the second home of the city’s inhabitants, a place where people come together to have fun and share experiences until the early hours of the morning…” read more
[this years feria de abril started last monday and runs until sunday. i visited the feria in 2010 for just one evening and always wanted to visit again. but instead of wearing a beautiful dress, drinking vino and dancing flamenco, i am stuck at home with too much rain and too much work. life is cruel. ]
information from spain.info / photo taken at the feria in 2010