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Made by: María Márquez Molina.

LAZARIM CARNIVAL

5. Curiosities

4. Why is this holiday celebrated?

3. What do people do on this holiday?

2. When it's made?

1. Where is it done?

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1. Where is it done?

This festival is celebrated in Lazarim, specifically in the south of the municipality of Lamego, in the north of Portugal.

1. WHERE IS IT DONE?

When it's made?

The date of the carnival can vary a little, but this year it took place between February 9 and 13.The Carnival cycle is divided into two moments. The first that begins on the fifth Sunday before Fat Sunday and the second that runs between Fat Sunday and Ash Wednesday.

2. WHEN IT'S MADE?

3. What do people do on this holiday?

In this carnival, hundreds of participants with ancestral masks made of wood and wool suits walk the streets, filling the town with a festive atmosphere, following a ritual that has been repeated since ancient times. On Fat Sunday, the mask parade begins.On Fat Tuesday, wills are read, and a mask contest is held.To finish the carnival, a feijoada and the traditional farinha broth are made.

3. WHAT DO PEOPLE DO ON THIS HOLIDAY?

4. Why is this holiday celebrated?

In this small mountain town, they celebrate this festival every year so as not to lose the tradition of carving alder trunks with a variety of fantastic figures. Additionally, it is celebrated to honor ancient times and commemorate moments from Roman and medieval antiquity.

4. WHY IS THIS HOLIDAY CELEBRATED?

5. Curiosities.

3. For the costumes, materials from nature are used, such as straw, corn silk or branches.

2. Before, only men wore masks, even appropriating the female characters. Today, women are also part of Carnival and help define the identity of this tradition.

1. There are around 20 artisans left in Lazarim who still make masks, including a female artisan.

5. CURIOSITIES.

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