Feliz Dia de Andalucia
“Lovely picture by CEIP Jardin Botanico, La Cala de Mijas”
The Day of Andalucía (Día de Andalucía), marks the anniversary of a referendum held on February 28, 1980. A large majority of voters supported this referendum for Andalucía to become an autonomous community in Spain.
Despite calls to reduce the number of holidays in Spain (read the article here) , not only is today a holiday across Andalucia, schools are closed for the entire week due to Semana Blanca (What is Semana Blanca?) .