San Fermín de los Navarros church in Madrid celebrates patron day
Saturday, July 6, 2013
Earlier today, San Fermín de los Navarros church in Madrid, Spain celebrated its with a small festival in the street outside of and in the courtyard of the church with over two hundred people in attendance. The patron saint day, , marks the start of the in .
The celebration, called "", started in Madrid with a rocket being launched at noon. Following this, music was played, and sausages from the region of Spain called were given to festival goers. Free bread and wine were also given out. Many attendees wore red handkerchiefs adorned with shields of Navarre. The church sold handkerchiefs and other commerative materials, while using the event to solicit funds to fix the roof.