Villablanca


Villablanca International Dance Festival



实用信息



位置:

Huelva
  • 活动: Festival
  • 主题: Music, Dance, Spanish folk



描述

The Villablanca International Dance Festival came into being in 1980, with the aim of demonstrating a traditional shepherds' dance that was the sole preserve of men around the 16th century.

This dance has been performed year after year in front of a statue of Nuestra Señora de la Blanca, the town's patron saint, for centuries. The strength and tradition of this dance is proven in its very existence - Charles III prohibited it in any religious procession or function. The dancers come together, and a "manigero" (the leader of the troupe) marks out the rhythm of the nine "mudanzas", or steps, which make up the dance. Of these, the first is especially emblematic. It symbolises a meeting between shepherds. There is also another where the dancers cross their sticks. Once upon a time this was so that the Marquises of Ayamonte could pass underneath.

实用信息

  • 资料: 有待确认 2016
  • 地点: Villablanca (Huelva. Andalusia)

开放时间和价格

营业时间

  • 有待确认 2016


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