Getting started with Spanish 3
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5 La verbena

Verbenas are popular celebrations that take place in the evening on certain days of the year. One of the most famous is the Verbena de la Paloma in Madrid, which takes place on 15 August. The image of the Virgin, la Virgen de la Paloma, is taken in a procession through the decorated streets, where there is theatre, music and dance as well as stalls that sell churros (fried dough, often dusted with sugar) and other food.

Decide whether the following statement is true or false.

Activity 4

La verbena de la Paloma es una celebración muy popular de Bilbao que se celebra en verano.





The correct answer is b.


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