The island is rich in original national holidays and fests which are held there almost every month. The Sant Pere Festival is an original and unique fest. It is dedicated to the fishermen protector. Fishing is still one of the main crafts of the local folks. Few centuries ago sea foods were the only chance of local people to ensure ones living. Since that time this is an established tradition of every city of the island to honor and treat the fishermen protector, to organize festive parades and bright performances in honor of the protector.
Ceramics production is another interesting ethnic craft. This craft features its own national fest as well. Scale fair and sale of ceramic products is held on the 30th of June in the city of Marratxi. In the Middle Ages the city was famous for its ceramists. Since that time the ceramic products of local production are considered to be of the highest quality and ultimate beauty. Many tourists visit the fair as an exhibition to view and enjoy the superlative beauty of ceramic goods.
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