Tomar is a Portuguese city belonging to the district of Santarém, Centro region and sub-region of Médio Tejo. It still belonged to the old province of Ribatejo. In 2012 the municipality had 39 682 inhabitants, of which 15 065 were in the city.
 
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It is a party held every 4 years at the beginning of July. It is one of the oldest manifestations in Portugal and its origin is found in the harvest festivals to the goddess Ceres. Its Christianization may be due to Queen Santa Isabel, based on the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. On Pentecost Sunday, the rich and the poor came together without distinction, a day when tongues of fire descended on the Apostles symbolizing the equality of all before God. This party maintained its characteristics until the 17th century. The changes made since then have allowed the Festa to become more grandiose. The tradition continues and its ceremonies remain: the procession of the arrivals of the Ox named Cortejo do Mordomo, the procession of the boarders, their blessing, the shape of the board, the dresses of the girls who transport the Trays and Pêza or distribution of bread and meat. The main feature of this party is the parade or procession where numerous boards that represent the sixteen parishes in the county parade. It goes through the main streets of the city, in a 5 km route. The streets are decorated with bedspreads hanging from the windows, where thousands of visitors are found and petals are thrown enthusiastically over the Parade. The tray must have the height of the girl who carries it to the head, consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. The main feature of this party is the parade or procession where numerous boards that represent the sixteen parishes in the county parade. It goes through the main streets of the city, in a 5 km route. The streets are decorated with bedspreads hanging from the windows, where thousands of visitors are found and petals are thrown enthusiastically over the Parade. The tray must have the height of the girl who carries it to the head, consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. The main feature of this party is the parade or procession where numerous boards that represent the sixteen parishes in the county parade. It goes through the main streets of the city, in a 5 km route. The streets are decorated with bedspreads hanging from the windows, where thousands of visitors are found and petals are thrown enthusiastically over the Parade. The tray must have the height of the girl who carries it to the head, consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. It goes through the main streets of the city, in a 5 km route. The streets are decorated with bedspreads hanging from the windows, where thousands of visitors are found and petals are thrown enthusiastically over the Parade. The tray must have the height of the girl who carries it to the head, consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. It goes through the main streets of the city, in a 5 km route. The streets are decorated with bedspreads hanging from the windows, where thousands of visitors are found and petals are thrown enthusiastically over the Parade. The tray must have the height of the girl who carries it to the head, consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or the Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar. consisting of thirty loaves of bread stuffed in five or six reeds that come from a wicker or wicker basket and is topped by a crown topped by the Dove of the Holy Spirit or the Cross of Christ. Trays decorated with flowers, bread and ears of wheat parade through the streets of Tomar.

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