Brusemo la Stria
Cerro Veronese - Veneto
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Every 6th january in the north east italy there is a old tradition called "Brusemo la Stria" (literaly burn the old witch).
In every village the old men prepare a bonfire with in the top a dummy figured an old witch. On the sunset, with all the village together, the bonfire is burning, the people drink cold wine or hot chocolate and the children play with the last fireworks.
It is an agrarian tradition folk transposed and adapted.
The appearance from old would be related with the year spent, now ready to be burned for "reborn" as a new year.
In the Middle Ages, a period full of demonic tales and magic, much importance is given to the period between Christmas and January 6, a period of twelve nights where dell`Epifania night is also called the "Twelfth Night."
It is a very sensitive and critical period for the popular calendar, is the period that comes immediately after the sowing; is a period, therefore, full of hopes and expectations for the future harvest, from which depends the survival in the new year.
According to popular tradition, the wind carries the smoke and the sparks of the bonfire will indicate how the new year just begun. And 'the popular knowledge that the Garbin, a southwest wind, announces the rain, essential to prepare the fields for the next harvest, while the wind Furlan, from the northeast, brings dry weather, the soil will be dry and will bring scarce collected.
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Sa photographie "Brusemo la Stria, Cerro Veronese - Veneto" à été prise le 06/01/2017 et à été actualisée le 09/01/2017.