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COMMON THEMES - Ritual ploughing

Ploughing the concrete pavement of the village main square is an act performed in a variety of carnival settings, and it is found at the main core of the ritual. A representation of sowing and harrowing the soil often does follow, as a clear indication of the original agrarian nature of carnival as a yearly rite to ensure fertility of soils and good harvests.



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val di Fassa - Trentino (I)
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of Jambol (BG)
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