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4th April 2017
Bruxelles / L’Aia
Carnival King of Europe EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award 2017
29th March -1st April 2017
Bristol (GB)
RAI Filmfestival
25th March 2017
Oxford (GB)
Winter festivals and Traditions

TRAILERS

2017
Fasnacht in Tramin (Schnappviecher oder Wudelen) (I)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
Perchtenlauf in Rauris (A)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
La Gnaga (I)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina

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COMMON THEMES - Ancestoral flocks

The wild flock
First to enter the carnival scene is very often a wild herd of horned figures, covered in fleece and girdled by heavy garlands of ringing cowbells. It is a very vivid representation of a half-forgotten past in pastoral wilderness which comes back every year to take its toll on the community.





Lötschental (CH)
Ottana -
Sardegna (I)
Festival of Masquerade Games Surva of Pernik (BG)
Festival of Masquerade Games Surva of Pernik (BG)


Frontera - El Hierro (E)
Kurenti (SLO), Festival of Masquerade Games
Surva of Pernik (BG)

 

Wayward ancestors
“The old ones”, the “uncles”, the “bearded ones” are the names often popularly given to this kind of masks, which do represent the founding fathers, the ancestors, the dead, who are found to come back yearly to take control.






Begnishte (MK)
val dei Mòcheni -
Trentino (I)
Valfloriana -
Trentino (I)
Saint Oyen -
Valle d'Aosta (I)