The Diada de Mallorca is celebrated every year on September 12th, commemorating the historic date in 1276, when King Jaume II signed the Carta de franqueses i privilegis del Regne de Mallorca, thus constituting the Kingdom of Mallorca. The Regne de Mallorca lasted until 1349.
A catalogue of events and activities has been prepared by the Consell de Mallorca, kicking of today. The Palau Reial (seat of the Consell de Mallorca) will have days of Open Doors tonight (19h00), as well as September 5th, 6th and 13th (10h00 – 14h00). A visit there is strongly recommended.
Raixa, the splendid country estate and its sumptuous gardens in the Bunyola municipality, will also have Open Doors tomorrow, September 5th (11h00 – 14h00), as well as September 6th and 13th (10h00 – 14h00). Guided tours are on offer.
There will also be a Trobada de Gegants de Mallorca i de Palma (meeting of the giants) and a Diada de Mallorca de Tir de Fona (stone slinging competition) next Saturday (September 12th), plus a whole string of other activities. For a complete schedule of events, please consult the Consell de Mallorca website.
The photo was chosen from my archive. It was taken in the Palau Reial, Palma de Mallorca, Baleares, Spain. The date: September 13th, 2008. The time was 10:53:03.