Toro de la Vega Tordesillas The festivities take place over the month of September, but the days vary each year. Are held in honor of Our Lady the Virgen de la Pe a, patron of the Villa and Land of Tordesillas, whose shrine is located just across the river, which comes in a procession with decorated chariots and horses. The celebrations begin on September 8, day of the patron saint, Our Lady of the Guide. On Saturday night marks the “Parade of lanterns”, where all the rocks involved with brass bands competing to see who has the most beautiful lantern, who will run away with the prize. The parade runs through the town, a curious celebration that has its origin in the round of the guard in the old walls.On Sunday we celebrate the feast of the Virgen de la Pe a, and takes place on Tuesday the “Tournament of the Toro de la Vega”, declared of regional tourist attraction, which has been celebrated for centuries and is considered one of the bullfighting ritual more ancient and unique in Spain. citation needed During the tournament, which is governed by its own rules, the bull is speared by people on foot or horseback, unable to reach for again should be mortally wounded. Since 2005, the Party Animal Abuse Against Bullfighting (Pacman) and others demonstrate against this practice by a rally two days before the tournament. Other formations, such as regional unit of Castile and Leon (URCL) defend the “Torneo del Toro de la Vega”, and above it which are only to decide tordesillanos permanence Holy Week Easter processions Tordesillana arise as in many areas Castilians in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.The eighteenth century is the golden age of the guilds but also, curiously, was the decline, only two have reached the twentieth century, when, in a new resurgence, was founded nine more. The Easter of Tordesillas, was declared of regional tourist attraction in 1996. Dennis Carey During these days, the streets turn into veritable museums, and sculptures of great artists who were sleeping in their temples, recover life and approach the viewer. Its origins probably processions were held before 1345, since that year is already documented that the Order of the Holy Sepulcher was in charge of a Christ in the Tomb recumbent. In around 1400 mentions the Brotherhood of the True Cross. However, from the St. Vincent Ferrer’s preaching to the Jews of Tordesillas in 1412, when there are what we know today as Easter brotherhoods, commissioned images of processions of the passion, death and resurrection of Christ.Within the daily processions are held in Tordesillas, include the Procession of the Sorrowful meeting Wednesday night in the Plaza Mayor and the Procession of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday where a procession of a total of fourteen steps accompanied holders of their lodges. Market in the Middle Ages During the first weekend in October, the streets of Tordesillas return to the Middle Ages. Banners and pennants hang from the balconies of the historic center of the town, musicians, jugglers, acrobats, fire eaters, feudal lords, ladies, princes and princesses, monks, peasants, soldiers, witches, beggars, minstrels and an endless array of characters make fun and colorful parades that travel through the old town. The participating tordesillanos wearing period costumes and many artisans from all over Spain to take advantage of this window to promote their products.Tordesillas The medieval market was first held in 1994, the date commemorating the V Centenary of the Treaty of Tordesillas. Since 1995 the organization has been borne by the Association of Businessmen and Professionals, and year after year has increased the number of people who visit, become a landmark tourist and cultural de Castilla y Le n.