As every February 28, the entire Andalusian people come together to celebrate the Day of Andalusia, one of the most anticipated events of the whole year for Andalusians.
Every year the Parliament of Andalusia prepares a series of activities to celebrate this day and each province or each town also holds its own days in town halls, schools, museums and other centers.
In Nerja events are always held in the Plaza de Andalucia and the Barriada de las Protegidas. Next to the church of San Miguel.
Why is it celebrated on February 28?
The Day of Andalusia takes place on this day to commemorate the celebration of the day that the referendum or vote to be an autonomous community took place.
The Andalusians voted in favor of Andalusia becoming an autonomous community. On February 28, 1980 the Andalusian community obtained full autonomy.
On February 28 of each year. It is a festive day in all Andalusian provinces. In all cities and towns the “Day of Andalusia” is celebrated and by tradition there will be bread with olive oil for breakfast, the singing of the Andalusian anthem, the delivery of Andalusian Medals and the titles of Favorite Son.