Pastrage

Saint Martin de Crau - Eglise, place de l'église. - Provençal Tradition - In January - Dates and program to be confirmed

Saint Martin de Crau remains one of the few municipalities to celebrate this tradition. During this celebration, the shepherds choose their finest lamb and l install in a small cart decorated with boxwood, ribbons and candles. It is being pulled by a "flouca". From 10 h, accompanied by festive notes, tambourines and galoubets, the shepherds, the gardians, the Anes Edouard, the choir Saint-Martin d Li Prouvençau and Li Coudelet Dansaire will travel to the Church, where the mass of the shepherds will be celebrated. L lamb will be entrusted to the priest for the blessing. Then a few offerings will be deposited at the foot of l altar before tribute to l child Jesus. The ceremony will be punctuated by poems and Provencal songs. Distribution of mulled wine and shuttles before the parade to l City Hall it will be followed at 11 h, d. 13: 00, The association Li Coudelet Dansaire will host a meal in the restaurant "Chez Michaud" (reservations prior to January 15 to 06 73 85 07 69). At 3.30 p.m. at the House of associations, the Marseille player Jean-Michel Jausseran, passione of pastoralism, will host the conference "Herds further the grass". 16 H 30: choirs choir St-Martin and Chroc Do sing l unison at a concert in the Church. Free entertainment (excluding meals)

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Where to stay

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Mas Vincent

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Chez Félicie
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Chez Félicie

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L'Escoundude
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L'Escoundude

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L'ajasson
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L'ajasson

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Le Redon
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Le Redon

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Côté Terrasse
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Côté Terrasse

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Milou
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Le Tilleul
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Le Tilleul

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Things to do

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Where to eat

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