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May in Cordoba – Know our traditions

MAY IN CÓRDOBA - FLOWERS ON FLOATS, ON CROSSES AND IN PATIOS Springtime brings flowers galore to Córdoba, starting with a parade at the beginning of May called La Batalla de las Flores ("the Battle of the Flowers"). This sees a long procession of flower-covered floats, with women dressed in traditional gypsy dresses throwing flowers into the crowd. Next come the two main floral events, starting off with the May Crosses, followed by the Patio Contests , and finally the Spring Feria. All this is accompanied by a host of cultural events - all kinds of music, theatre, flamenco and contemporary dance. The May Crosses Festival (Cruces de Mayo) is ...