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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.
© Javier Fergo.
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||Nov. 27, 2017, 6:17 a.m.
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