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Celebration "Portal"

Procesión virgen del Portal de RibadaviaThis is perhaps the most important festival for the region. Many people take part in the procession for the Virgin of Portal (who is the patron saint of Ribadavia) and accompany the faithful and devout to follow the local band (an orchestra formed by students but now including professionals).

The previous day the road is elaborately decorated with flower petals. alfombra en honor a la virgen del portal en la rua do progreso en frente al castillo de los sarmientos These festival are celebrated in the month of September, usually between the 7 and 11, with the 9 being the date of the local festival.
In the area there are also many attractions for the young people, such as musical concerts in the town square and other areas. There are also a great many sporting activities, such as ´balonmano´, or handball and a football tournament.

Tourist association - Updated june/29/2009 - Optimized for 800 x 600
© 23/03/2003 Xabier Fernández Davila - Collaborating: Santos Pérez Madarnás, Héctor Pérez Souto