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29th November 2017
San Michele all'Adige (I)
Il lungo viaggio in cerca delle maschere. Diario di Carnival King of Europe 2007-2017
26th-27th October 2017
London (GB)
Carnival, King of Europe: Folklore and Anthropology in conversation & DVD launch and presentation
20-22th October 2017
Trento (I)
Fa' la cosa giusta: il Premio dell’Unione europea per il Patrimonio Culturale / Europa Nostra Awards 2017 a Carnival King of Europe

TRAILERS

2017
The day of masks on the Karst (SLO)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
Carnival in Ponte Caffaro (I)
by Michele Trentini, Museo degli Usi e Costumi della Gente Trentina
2017
Le belle Bianche di Resia (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)