festivals [73 results]

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D-001 A11
D-018 A01 Sainth Johan festivals - nutrition:
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D-057 A19
D-057 A24
D-057 A07
D-064 A06 anecdote
D-070 A03
I-018 B08
I-028 A09 anecdote
I-029 A07
I-033a A04 anecdote
I-060b B06 anecdote
I-071 A09 song - dance:
I-095b B05
IR-003 A02
IR-006 A06
IR-007 B04
IR-008 A13
IR-008 A19 day:
IR-008 A21
IR-011a A08 dance
IR-016 A10
IR-018 B07 song - music
IR-023f B01
IR-023f B03
IR-023f B04 music
M-004 A03 The fiestas of Uztárroz would be held around the Day of San Juan (June 24th).
N-067 A08
SM-007b B08 anecdote
N-043 A7
I-007 A13 religion:
I-003 A8
I-003 A6
I-043 A06
I-043 A04
I-036 A11 carnival:
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I-014 A02
I-026 B04
N-065 A04 anecdote
I-023b B07 miscellaneous
I-036 B02
I-091a A06 The village festival was on the day of St. Christopher. In the morning there was a mass, and in the afternoon and evening there was a dance. The girls would also dance. The next morning the girls prepared the breakfast. In the evening and at night there was more dancing. It lasted for four days.The priest would get very angry when he saw the girls dancing.They would eat soup, chick beans, lamb and chicken.
I-040 A04 miscellaneous - tobacco The fiestas last for four days. But now in the village there are few young people.About some of the villagers.On the day of Corpus Christi two couples were going over to France by way of the mountain. There they used to go to dance. He has always been a smoker. At least a packet per day.
IR-014b A02 anecdote When the night bells were rung they had to go home, before nightfall.When they were twenty-two years old their fathers would not let them go to fiestas.Another time they finished all their work and they went off running to the fiestas.In the village there was music everyday.Young men would go to the house and dance with them in front of their parents.
II-062b A02 carnival: Sunday was always a holiday. In summer they would dance at the village fiestas.In carnival they would have six heifers running loose in the village and they would go into the bars. Some people would get hurt. The fiestas were different. It was necessary to know how to dance well, a lot of wine was drunk, a lot of singing took place…Old songs were sung. The young people nowadays don’t know those songs.While they worked on the shoes both father and son would sing together.The way of life was simpler then. There were more people in the villages.
N-075 A04 Las fiestas of Ustaritze take place in the middle of July. They start on Friday night and finish on the following Tuesday. There are some very good games of pelota.
IC-002a A04 The village fiestas start on the day of St. Martin, 11th of November. Now there are not enough people around to celebrate the fiestas.
II-008b A02 carnival: The mother of Faustin also knew the “dantza-iauziak”.In Carnival the dancers used to dress in a white shirt and trousers, traditional shoes, a red beret and put colored strips around their waist. They would have a stick in the hand of colored stripes. Bolant-dantza.Characters from the Carnival: zapurrak, two men dressed up as a man and woman, basanderes, the bear, blacksmiths.The Carnival was the only time of year for some diversion. During Fiestas they would dance the classic dances: waltzes, chotis, mazurkas, fandangos and four steps. And then to finish, the dantza-iauziak. To wind up the fiestas, on the third day, they would do the farándula.
II-168a A04 He did not go to the fiestas in other villages very often, as he had to go by bicycle.That would take about two hours. The accordion players played and wine was drunk.(25:35") The rivalry of the masquerades.
IC-016a A07 lifestyle
IC-003a A04
IC-006a A08 They come from all around to the fiestas. But he does not like the fiestas much. Now he is retired. He made a bit of money after spending fifteen years in the mountain. Nine people shared the house. He is single; the women don’t want to go to small houses like his.
IC-017a A04 The fiestas were different in the old days. Whether the people had slept much or little in fiestas the following morning there would be parades through the village and again in the afternoons. They made the most of the fiestas because there was very little other kind of diversion available.
IC-009a A06 They used to sing songs going from house to house. But since the custom died out he has forgotten them. Now the young ones sing in Spanish. The fiestas of Orbaitzeta take place on St. Peter’s day, but the old customs have died out.
IC-016c A02 In fiestas the tambor players would come and they would dance the “ingurutxo”.The fiestas take place in San Martín. The fiestas nowadays are quite different from the old days. The family relatives would come and yet few people would get together. When the evening bell was rung the girls had to go home while the boys would stay out in the street. In fiestas the girls would make “piperropiles” or “txuribeltza” for the lads. A description of “txuribeltza”. In the old days on the eve of San Martín, the lads would get together in the village tavern and roast chestnuts and they would go around the village singing. The musician came from Ituren.
IC-014a A14 At Xmas and in winter they used to play cards or the girls and boys would get together in houses and make something to eat. Sometimes there would be an accordion player and a dance. Sometimes they would go from house to house playing.
N-006 A01 The fiestas in Arbizu start on the 23rd of June and finish on the 29th. During fiestas the groups organize dinners at the old handball court. People of the same age dress in blouses of the same color. Every year there are less people attending these dinners. Instead of putting up stands or “txoznas”, the political parties and the organizers open up the basements of some houses. The young people have a club like this which is open all year and they open a bar to the public in fiestas. The fiestas are organized by civic groups and by the Town Hall. That system works well as the young people take part although the older people don’t, and that is not good. As they are the first fiestas of the summer in the neigborhood, many people come from around about as they have been looking forward to some fiestas. In midweek there are few people about, and at the weekend there are too many people about. The local people prefer the midweek atmosphere. The Town Hall distributes wine for the meals. The pilgrimage to the San Juan hermitage is the nicest of all and at night they jump over the bonfires.
N-007 A02 During fiestas they would go to mass in the morning, elegantly dressed with a tie on, and then they would go for a drink before lunch. In the evening after the church service there would be a dance.
N-016 A02 In Mugiro the fiestas take place for Saint Peter. The flute-players from Estella would go there. The most famous fiestas in that district are in Lekunberri. Bt twelve o’ clock they would have to be at home at the latest. In Arruitz an accordion player would go from house to house playing. The music would start at five in the afternoon and go on until dinner time. Later, at ten or ten thirty, they would start up again in the square. As there were no cars then, the fiestas were the only occassion that all the family could get together.
N-038 A01 Some events that are put down to the people from Etxarri Aranatz are not true, but some others are. Some things that have happened during the fiestas of Etxarri Aranaz.
N-058 A03 The fiestas in the old days. The fiestas take place on the day of Saint Tiburcio. There were “ezpatadanzaris” (dancers) and games of pelota. They had to be in the house before the sacristan rang the nightly church bells. There were no heifers let loose in the streets. During the Carnivalonly the young men would dress up in fancy dress. In the plaza the accordion player and the flute-players would play music. That was the only diversion they had. Since her youth things have changed a lot.
N-062 A02 : In Lizarraga there are two fiestas: The patron saint, San Clemente, is celebrated in November; and later in the summer they celebrate San Adrián. They carry the image of the saint in procession from the church to the hermitage of San Adrián in Urbasa. Before, they used to go on foot but now it is possible to go by car. In that same place they have the meal and a dance. Later, they also have a dance in the village. He has never known Carnivals in the village. On the eve of January 6th, the day of the Kings, they was a parade and they called on the houses to get candies. On the day of San Juan they had bonfires. On the day of San Miguel and San Martín the confraternities celebrated a mass and a meal.
II-059a A10 dance: - carnival: - dance:
II-060b B19 dance - game:
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II-057a A02 dance
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