The Holy Ghost Festivities in the Azores

It is said that this devotion came from the Portuguese mainland which in turn acquired it from Germany. In Portugal it was introduced in the 13th century by Queen Isabel and King D. Dinis. In a special ceremony the King and Queen would coronate the poor and would complete the ceremonies with a big feast … Read moreThe Holy Ghost Festivities in the Azores

Traditions and oral transmisión at Pobra

Today we held another interesting activity framed into the Erasmus+ Project, more detailed, into the activity of “Oral transmisión”. The most siginificative aspect was the colaboration with the nearby school EEI Fernández Varela; their students came to visit us and enjoy with us of this activity, which had 2 different sections. In the first one, … Read moreTraditions and oral transmisión at Pobra

Storry telling at Karditsa, Greece

Near Plastira’s Lake, 32 km from the town of Karditsa on the “Agrafa” mountain, at an altitude of 1200 meters, there is the picturesque village of Fylakti. The inhabitants of Fylakti in the winter are mostly elderly people who, despite their everyday adversities, choose to stay in their birthplace. One of them is Mr. Vassilis (a … Read moreStorry telling at Karditsa, Greece

Oral transmision at Konya.

One of the designated activities included in our Erasmus+ European program titled “Our Intangible Heritage, a Value for the Future” is the Folklore and Oral transmission traditions (activity P4). In this month some students brought a family elders and asked them to tell some stories about Konya and its surrondings to the class. It was … Read moreOral transmision at Konya.