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Maks of Bragança

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Maks of Bragança
Location
5300- BRAGANÇA
District:Bragança
County :Bragança
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In this region, from Christmas until Epiphany, thers is the Festa dos Rapazes (Boys' Festivity) and the Loas Ritual. In Varge, Aveleda, Parada and Erijó de Parada from 25th to 28th December there are there are the Saint Estêvão celebrations. During these festivities, celebrated during the solstice with religious, magic and profane elements that the masks are used. In other localities of the municipality if Freixo de Espada à Cinta, such as Miranda do Douro and Bragança there are the Christmas parties where the Diabilic Masks are worn. The masks are made of wood, cardboard and leather.

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