Arbizu – End of carnival


Recorded during the evening of Mardi Gras on the main square of Arbizu. Many neighbors, only children dress carnival costumes, gather to watch the burning of the main characters of the carnival: Attun handiya eta txikiya Amin (Big granpa and little grandma). The two straw dolls representing this characters are hanging from a rope that crosses the square. Once a fire is started under them, the dolls are balanced through this fire until they get burned. This is the last official event of the carnival in Arbizu.

Author: Iñigo Telletxea
Date: 17/02/2015