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A carantogna from Acehuche

"Las carantoñas de San Sebastian" is a festivity that takes place at the end of January at the small village of Acehuche, Spain. Men from the village dress up as beasts wearing furs from animals and carry a brunch. thaey stand on the streets for the cortege of Saint Sebastian with a fiery pose and the pay reverence to the saint by agitating the brunch while making a "goo" sound.

TAGS: Spain, Tradition

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Jerez De La Frontera, Spain
Member since 2017
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© Javier Fergo.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 01.2017
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2017, 6:17 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 35mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8000
Aperture: f2
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