JOAQUIN GOMEZ SASTRE

ZAKO ZAHAR (19 images)

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The "zako-zahar" whose translation would be "Old Sacks" are the typical characters of the rural carnival of Lesaka (Navarra), stuffed in sacks full of dry straw and with their faces covered by white handkerchiefs, carrying inflated bladders to beat the People who walk the streets of the town at sunset. When they get tired, they sit on the floor one on top of the other to rest and have fun.
This is one of the ancestral carnivals whose origin is unknown and combines...
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