Traditions and Festivities in Terceira


» Sanjoaninhas Festival, with lots of music and celebrations throughout the night, this is the biggest festival of the Azores, exemplifying the cheerful character and hospitality of the local people.

» Touradas à Corda, consists of a bullfighting challenge in which many people bravely risk their lives by facing a bull tied to a rope held by only 3 to 4 others. This celebration is a part of the cultural identity of the people from this Island and it is celebrated throughout the Island between the months of May and October.

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