International Women's Day in Mallorca

Editor's Update: Activities as of March 12 might be postponed due to COVID-19

"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights." -Gloria Steinem

Mallorca has an impressive array of activities throughout March to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2020. We encourage you to check out the activities below, reflect and celebrate this day in your own way on our beautiful Island – a place many women persevere and thrive.

FRIDAY, MARCH 6
All-day, Palma: Institutional act of the Consell, display of the flag on the facade. Consell de Mallorca.

12pm, Palma: Student demonstration at Student Union. Location: Departure from the 'tube square' of Palma.

4:30pm, Pollença: Workshop and banner sticking. Location: Plaça Major de Pollença. Organized by Mala Pècora.

5:00pm, Artà: Dress the trees of the Ciutat street. Organized by Bruixes Feministes d'Artà.

5:30pm, Artà: Storyteller: El goril·la lila i altres contes per la igualtat by Ramon Ginard. Location: Plaça del Conqueridor, Artà.

6:00pm, Palma: Amelia Tiganus Conference: “How to live without sexual violence between pornography and prostitution”. Location: Flassaders center. Free entrance until full capacity. Organized by the City Council of Palma.

7:00pm, Alaró: Presentation of the Feminisme del poble magazine. Location: Metge Colom Street, 17,

7:00pm, Palma: Talk. ”Unlink the Feminism of Capital”. Location: Casal Popular Voltor Negre. With members of the Feminist Movement of Mallorca and Arran.

7:00pm, Felanitx: Talk. Carregar-nos l'home, esbucar el sistema patriarcal. Camins a transitar per desfer el model de la masculinitat tarada. Location: Ateneu de Felanitx. Organized by Felanitx per la Igualtat.

7:00pm, Capdepera: Documentary. Les resilientsand a colloquium with town female musicians. Location: Multipurpose room of the Teatre de Capdepera. Organized by Esperit Feminista de Capdepera.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7
10:00am, Palma: Women’s Day Historic Palma Tour (Spanish). Learn Palma’s history through it’s inspiring women. Starts at Fundació Turisme Palma De Mallorca 365 (Carrer del Socors, 22, 07002 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain). Organizedby Guias y Servicios Turisticos Tomir and Passion for Palma. Free - book through whatsapp +34610216126 or by mail [email protected]

10:45am, Palma: March/walk. “We walk together, we transform the way,” from the Plaza de la Reina de Palma (in the statue of Miró) to the Bauzà Mas park. From end of walk, at 12 noon, start of the banner workshop in the Espiral Space (Calle Golf de Vizcaya, 5) with childcare options only for registrants ([email protected]). Organized by EAPN-Baleares.

11:00am, Pollença: Children's workshop. ”Women! Come and discover the feminist face of history”. Location: Can Llobera, Pollença. Organized by Bad Pecora.

11:00am, Colònia de Sant Pere: Storytelling. “Daniela, la pirata,” by Catalina Baobab. Location: Church Square of San Pedro.

11:00am, Capdepera: Talk. “The female sexual pleasure,” by the sexologist Ana Viejo. Location: Cap Vermell showroom.

12:00pm, Palma: Women’s Day Historic Palma Tour (English). Learn Palma’s history through it’s inspiring women. Starts at Fundació Turisme Palma De Mallorca 365 (Carrer del Socors, 22, 07002 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain). Organized by Guias y Servicios Turisticos Tomir and Passion for Palma. Free - book through whatsapp +34610216126 or by mail [email protected]

12:00pm, Esporles: Walk. Painting of the pedestrian crossings in the Paseo. Organized by the Feminist Commission of the Ateneo Popular de Esporles.

4:00pm – 11:00pm, Pont d'Inca Nou: Feminist Fiesta. Location: in the school CEIP Blanquerna. Organized by Espais Joves

4:00pm, Palma: Women’s Day Historic Palma Tour (German). Learn Palma’s history through it’s inspiring women. Starts at Fundació Turisme Palma De Mallorca 365 (Carrer del Socors, 22, 07002 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain). Organized by Guias y Servicios Turisticos Tomir and Passion for Palma. Free - book through whatsapp +34610216126 or by mail [email protected]

5:00pm, Capdepera: Krav Maga self-defense workshop by Benjamín Reche. Location: municipal swimming pool.

6:00pm, Palma: Women’s Day Historic Palma Tour (Catalan). Learn Palma’s history through it’s inspiring women. Starts at Fundació Turisme Palma De Mallorca 365 (Carrer del Socors, 22, 07002 Palma, Illes Balears, Spain). Organized by Guias y Servicios Turisticos Tomir and Passion for Palma. Free - book through whatsapp +34610216126 or by mail [email protected]

7:00pm, Palma: Documentary “A dark Place”. Networking event with Júlia Vázquez, head of coordination of violence against women, Catalina Montserrat, coordinator of gender violence of the Bar Association; José María Piñero, from the College of Psychologists. Location: Sa Nostra Cultural Center (Calle Concepción, 12). Organized by SPIB.

7:30pm, Pollença: Talk. Origins of feminism in Mallorca, by Catalina Martorell. Location: In the Ateneo de Pollença. Organized by Bad Pecora.

8:00pm, Palma: Performance. “Celebrating feminism. 20 years of IBDona”. Event will open with a performance by the students of the Conservatory with pieces by Lili Boulanger and Clara Schuman. Then the IBDona: Francisca Mas, Isabel Llinàs, Manuela Meseguer, Lila Thomàs and Rosa Cursach. Concert will end with a performance by the women of the Symphony Orchestra (String Group), who will play pieces by Mozart and Tchaikovsky. Location: Superior Conservatory of Music of the Balearic Islands.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8 (INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY “8M”)
All-day: Strike. Organized by the Mallorca Feminist Movement.

09:00am, Artà: Departure by bus from the Costa i Llobera avenue towards the manifestation of the 8M in Palma. The reservation can be made in the theater cafeteria until March 5. In addition, from 11am to 2pm, free entrance to the Garden of the Women of Artà (Camí de Carrossa, km 0.9)

10:00am, Capdepera: Reading of the manifesto of the Feminist Movement of Mallorca. Location: Castellet square.

10:00am, Esporles: Cacerolada and reading of the manifesto. Location: square of Jardinet. Organized by the Feminist Commission of the Ateneo Popular de Esporles.

10:07am, Pollença: Train from Sa Pobla. Meeting point: Calle Eusebio Estada, 11:45 am, pollencí block towards the manifestation of the 8M in Palma.

12:00pm, Palma: Demonstration. “Destroy patriarchy, not the planet”. Location: Plaza de España. Call for the Feminist Movement of Mallorca.

8:00pm, Felanitx: Reading. On the microcredits awarded in the first competition of the educational centers of the municipality and concert of Mar Grimalt, Estepa Blanca, Combo s'Escola de Música and Combo of the Conservatory.

MONDAY, MARCH 9
All-day, Palma:
Exhibition. Jornadas Prostitution: Darkness of human rights. Location: CaixaFòrum in Palma, coinciding with the opening of the exhibition on gender violence Emotions-Reactions. organized by the Government and Doctors of the World.

7:00pm, Palma: Round table. “8M 4D,” mental health lived from the experience of being a woman. Location: Diario de Mallorca Club. Organized by 3 Mental Health.

8:00pm, Felanitx: Talk. Presentation of equality challenges. Location: headquarters of La Penya. Organized by Felanitx for the Equality and Penya Barcelonista Els Tamarells.

TUESDAY, MARCH 10
5:00pm – 7:00pm, Palma: Round table. “Communication in Feminist Terms,” given by ComfemIB. Location: Actor room of the building of Sa Riera, in Palma. Organized by the Office of Equality of the UIB.

6:00pm, Artà: Storytelling. “Daniela, the pirate,” by Catalina Baobab. Location: Library of Artà

6:00pm, Marratxí: Workshop. “Gypsy feminism,” by Silvia Agüero. Location: local Des Garrovers.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
6:00pm, Palma: Sport. “Feminist self-defense Wen Do”. Activity for women of all ages. Location: In the Casal Molins del Jonquet. Collaborative fee and need to register in [email protected] Organized by Dona Sana Feminista.

6:00pm, Palma: Conference. “The abolitionist stance in response to the experience of an abolitionist country”, by Ingeborg Kraus, and “How to rediscover the emotional well-being of women and sexually exploited children,” by Koen Sevenants. Location: Parliament Headquarters.

6:00pm, Artà: Film. “I want to be like Beckham” and round table on women's sport. Location: Cinema room of the Theater of Artà. Organized by Feminist Witches of Artà.

THURSDAY, MARCH 12
6:00pm, Sineu: Dramatized reading and colloquium. Activity for young people and adults. Location: Town hall of Sineu. Organized by Women of Arrel.

7:00pm, Artà: Poetic tour. Les voltes rebelon the main issues of the feminist agenda, led by poetess, Maria Antònia Massanet. Location: Cafeteria of the Theater of Artà.

FRIDAY, MARCH 13
09:30am, Santa Maria: Start of the First Days of Feminist Municipalism. Organized by the Consell de Mallorca. Begins in the morning and continues in afternoon of Friday and Saturday. Requires prior registration. The program can be consulted here or through the telephone 971219748. Location: Ses Cases des Mestres.

8:00pm, Artà: Book presentation. Dones de Mallorca by Carme Vidal. Introduced by Rosa Cursach. Location: Cafeteria of the theater of Artà. Organized by Bruices Feministes de Arta.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14
10:00am to 2:00pm, Felanitx: Toast and Solidarity Day for the benefit of Felanitx for Equality. Organized by Club Pádel Felanitx.

12:00pm, Artà: Feminist vermouth with swing. Organized by Feminist Witches of Artà. Cafeteria of the theater of Artà.

7:00pm, Manacor: Music and dance show. “Homage to the peasant women.” Location: Theater of Manacor. Organized by Women of the East.

SUNDAY, MARCH 15
11:30am, Manacor: Plaque. Discovery of the plaque in homage to the women farmers. Organized by Women of the East. Plaza de las Perleres, Manacor.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18
6:00pm, Palma: Sport. Feminist self-defense Wen do. Activity for women of all ages. Collaborative fee and need to register in [email protected] Location: in the Casal Molins del Jonquet. Organized by Dona Sana Feminista

8:00pm, Artà: Talk. On ecofeminism, by Margalida Ramis. Location: In the cafeteria of the Artà theatre. Organized by Alternative Meetings.

THURSDAY, MARCH 19
7:00pm, Artà: Talk. “Trans: the story of a change, my story.” Talk about transsexuality by Xavi Llinàs. Location: Baixos by Na Batlessa, Artà. Organized by Women of the East.

8:00pm, Manacor: Round table. “Ecofeminisms and women farmers: challenges, problems and solutions.” Location: Public institution M. Alcover. Organized by Women of the East.

SATURDAY, MARCH 21
6:00pm, Manacor: Poetry. “Poetic route through Manacor.” Location: World of Books. Organized by Women of the East.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25
7:00pm, Palma: Performance. Organized by the Feminist Movement of Mallorca.

8:00pm, Palma: Performance. “Towanda Rebels play, Sex toys, the rebellion of the dolls. Location: Teatro Mar i Terra. Organized by Palma City Council. Free activity, ticket collection one hour before.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28
7:00pm, Manacor: Film. “Penelope” and discussion with its director, Eva Vila, led by Maria Magdalena Gelabert. Organized by Women of the East.

9:00pm, Artà: Party. “Feminist Akelarre,” closing party of the feminist March. Location: Cafeteria of the theater of Artà. Organized by Feminist Witches of Artà.

Sources:
Personal References
Diaro de Mallorca
ABC Mallorca
Mallorca Bulletin

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

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