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Culture

The rural Formentera try to keep their habits and customs. This is particularly evident in their parties. The most important is the feast of its patron, SantJaume, on July 25. Then highlight the Santa Maria on August 5, and lately it is becoming very popular following the Virgen del Carmen, patron saint of sailors, held in La Savina in Formentera, 16 July. Also noteworthy are thefeasts of the patterns of each people: those of Sant Ferran, 30 May, the Our ​​Lady of Pilar, La Mola, October 12 and Sant Francesc Xavier, December 3.

In many of these celebrations, proudly preserving the inherited traditions, organized dances wearing old clothes for the occasion. The women wearscarves, shawls and aprons embroidered with thousand flowers, and around the neck on the shawl, undertaken, generation after generation inheritedjewelry, brooches and pendants made ​​of gold whose value is incalculable.
The music could not miss. Played on local instruments: flute, drum andcastanets recorded a large fire. With the music of these instruments beginspagés ball, traditional dance .