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Treeman character, La Vijanera old custom

The tradition was celebrated in several valleys but currently only takes place at Silió village (Cantabria). The first carnival of the year in Europe consists in a colorful masquerade with characters, dressed with animal and forest elements, with an own function and simbolism.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2016
Date Uploaded: 09.2016
Photo Location: Spain
Camera: NIKON D750
Copyright: © Adrián Domínguez