At midnight on the 19th January every year, the city of San Sebastian comes alive with the sound of drums, which continue to be played through the town’s streets and plazas for an ear-blasting 24 hours. This is the Tamborrada Festival in the Basque Country, Spain.


People on horseback ride through the festival in San Sebastian on 20th January (age fotostock/Robert Harding)


A children’s drumming troupe parades through the city (age fotostock/Robert Harding)


Lines of drummers along the streets (age fotostock/Robert Harding)

Drumming at Main Square, Holy Week Madrid, Spain

Tourists and locals fill the city plaza to watch the drummers (age fotostock/Robert Harding)


Young musicians in full costume enjoy the day (age fotostock/Robert Harding)

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