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National Holidays in Spain Jan 1st Año Nuevo (New Year's Day) Jan 6th Dia de los tres Reyes (12th night, when Christmas presents are given) Mar 19th San Jose (Father's Day) Viernes Santo (Good Friday) Dia de Pascua (Easter Sunday) May 1st Dia del Trabajo (Labour Day) Jun 24th San Juan (St.John's Day) (mid June) Corpus Christi Jun 29th San Pedro y San Pablo (St.Peter & St.Paul) Jul 25th Santiago (St.James, patron saint of Spain) Aug 15th Asuncion (Assumption) Oct 12th Dia de la Hispanidad (Columbus Day) Nov 1st Todos los Santos (All Saints Day) Dec 6thDia de la Constitucion (Constitution Day) Dec 8th Immaculada Concepcion (Immaculate Conception) Dec 25th Navidad (Christmas Day)
Spanishfood Spanish food Tapas Tapas is the name for a wide variety of appetizers in Spanish cuisine. Paella Paella is a rice dish, eaten especially on Sundays and at Fiestas usually at the midday meal, not in the evening.
Mariscos Mariscos (shellfish) is the collective term used to describe clams, mussels, oysters, squid, scallop, shrimp, lobster, crayfish, and crab. Tortilla de patatas Tortilla de patatas is sometimes called tortilla Espanola (Spanish omelet) to differentiate it from the dish commonly known as tortilla francesa (French omelet) or just tortilla, which is made only with eggs.