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Festa de l'Estendard

The city of Palma commemorates with civic-religious festivities the anniversary of the Christian Conquest of the city by King Jaume I on 31 December 1229 and the annexation of the Balearics to the Aragonese Crown. The commemorations begin with the hoisting of the Royal Standard and the Cimera del Rei Martí in Plaça de Cort at 10.15am. The celebrations continue with a religious service in the Cathedral at 10.30am. At noon la Colcada or cavalcade is performed by riders from the Confraria Balear de Cavallers de Sant Jordi.