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Tamboradas Drum-Playing Rituals. ©Guillermo A. Paterna Alfaro, 2007 2011
Tamboradas Drum-Playing Rituals

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Tamboradas

Tamboradas drum-playing rituals are loud, group rituals based on the simultaneous, intense and continuous beating of thousands of drums, played uninterruptedly for days and nights in the public spaces of towns and villages. The tamboradas are part of the celebrations for Catholic Holy Week, and have a special significance according to different places, days and times. Everywhere, they create a captivating landscape of sound and identity in an atmosphere charged with an intense feeling of collective communion and mutual respect.


on this subject: Nomination file /Dossier de candidature

Place/region Spain, Europe
Series: 2018 inscriptions on the Representative List
Type: Documentary
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Authors and personalities: Ana Fabregat, director ; Juan Angel Gomez, director.
Production: Adarve Producciones, Spain, producer. Justo R. Mora, producer.
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