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Battle of the Flowers

Submitted by on April 28, 2014 – 8:34 amNo Comment
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spain_cordoba_battle-flowersMay Day — May 1 — is celebrated in many different ways.

Each year in Córdoba, Andalusia, Spain, they stage a “Battle of the Flowers” — May 1, 2014, this year.

The key element is a parade featuring flowers as the key elements: a procession of numerous carts and wagons winds through the historic center of the town. Women in traditional flamenco dress throw petals and flowers to the spectators.

The parade kicks off a month of flowery activities in Córdoba, including a Courtyards competition and a Window Grilles and Balconies contest.

(Photo courtesy of EFE)

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