A day that was born as a celebration in Cabezón de la Sal for the traditions of our land. With the obtaining of autonomy it was also transformed into a moment of reaffirmation of self-government and of reflection of our December Calendar 2018 Editable collective project in Spain and in the European regions – Ignacio Diego (period from 2011 to 2015), President of the Autonomous December Calendar 2018 Editable Community of Cantabria in 12 / 05/2012 – Cabezón de la Sal, during a speech on the Day of Cantabria. Several are the possible origins of the name Cabezón de la Sal, the seat of this celebration; the fact that the town is in the valley of Cabezón and that its ancient tribes were conformed by salaenos (name related to the river surrounding Saja) is the most accepted to explain the current name.
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Attend one or all of the five main events that take place throughout the day in the municipality of Cabezón de la Sal: Folklore activity, handicraft exhibitions, participation in Cantabrian sports such as bowling and bovine drag, float competition and / or tasting of gastronomic products of the region. These activities are carried out mainly in the Parque de la Losa and in the Conde de San Diego Park.
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Although the Day of Cantabria is celebrated on the second Sunday of August, the community is partying with activities throughout the month. You can plan a visit to Cabezón de la Sal that lasts the whole month of August, if you want to experience the wide cultural range that the community has to offer.
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Attend the Procession of Our Lady the Virgin of the Field. This procession begins almost at 22:00 and is accompanied by ancestral picayos dances. And although the procession has a religious character, it is one of the most colorful events in which you can get to know the traditions of the locals.
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Attend the official act that takes place in the main park. In it, the president of the Autonomous Community delivers a speech, followed by the anthem of Cantabria and the raising of the flags of Cantabria and Spain.
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Rent or buy the documentary “Los 10.000 del Soplao” (2014). Directed by Álvaro de la Hoz and Álvaro Oliva, it is a documentary about an athletics race held in Cabezón de la Sal, and although it has a specific theme, here you can learn more about the municipality, its people and its traditions.
The World Day of Peace commemorates the ideals and activities that are carried out with the purpose of achieving peace in all the nations and peoples of the planet. Peace is constituted as a state where there is no violence and a healthy coexistence between people is created. This day was established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in the year 1981. It was born with the objective of influencing all the nations of the world for the correct establishment of policies and guidelines that allow the eradication of violence in all its genders. The day was initially proposed to coincide with the opening session of the General Assembly. It is currently celebrated on December 21 of each year.