Enjoy an authentic marketplace of the Middle Ages
The medieval market in Capdepera, is one of the most authentic and emblematic of its kind in all of the Balearic islands. The tradition of this medieval market, was started back in the year 2000 to mark the 700th year of the foundation of Capdepera, one of the most historic villages on the northeastern peninsula and of entire Mallorca.
Again in 2017, Capdepera once again invites you to travel back in time to medieval times, and experience firsthand how life was like in the 14th century. At the market, you will enjoy hundreds of stalls selling all kinds of crafts and foods with medieval theme.
Authentic medieval atmosphere and focus on traditions from Mallorcan raw materials
The 2017 edition of the medieval market, will be held in the weekend of May 19, 20 and 21. More than 130 booths and stalls has been set up in the streets and squares of Capdepera, as well as in the castle of Capdepera which was originally the village itself.
Throughout the medieval market, you can enjoy parades, shows, jugglers and music performances. At the Castell de Capdepera, artisan workshops are held teaching you to work with iron, wool, palms and metals. There will be a very special atmodphere at the market, with intense focus on old traditions and techniques.
The children will find all kinds of fun entertainment, also medieval themed that is.
Medieval performances highlighted during the market
Former mayor of Capdepera, Joan Pascual Amoròs, will do the honor of the inaugurating speech held in the chapel at the castle on Friday.
Some highlighted performances during the medieval market, is the musical dance story “The beards of Llull”, a reflection of the life of the greatest Mallorcan philosopher of all times, Ramon Llull.
Friday will offer an opportunity to see the Scottish folk music group “The Raggle Taggle Gypsy”.
On Saturday, don’t miss the spectacular group of Xeremiers (bagpipers), performing the act “Cap a l’infern” (Towards Hell), accompanied by fireworks.
Sunday, you should see the closing medieval concert performed by Coral Gabellina accompanied by dance group Stylo.