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Extramadura


Navalvillar de Pela

Navalvillar de Pela tonight celebrates its traditional celebration of “the Encamisá”
16 January


Also call “Race of San Antón” is the main act of the Supervisory Celebrations of San Antón Abbot, and the night of San Fulgencio is celebrated, that is to say, during the dawn of the 16 of January. Declared Celebration of Regional Tourist Interest, it is an appointment forced for all quellos that have the opportunity to attend.
The celebration starts to eight of afternoon, when with repiques of bells and roars of rockets the traditional appointment of the peleños in tonight begins.

The inhabitants of Navalvillar, next to the strangers dedicate their “alive ones” to the pattern of the locality, San Antón Abbot, guardian of the celebration, being one of the most touching moments at night. From they are left still several hours of celebration there ahead. An a horse, others in donkey and many in the infantry, celebrates tonight that usually it is extended until the dawn.

The origin of the Encamisá is the commemoration of the victory of the peleños on an Arab army when these, in their conquests by the peninsula, tried to invade the town.

The Encamisá is developed tonight during everything between an pleasant atmosphere of hospitality, to the warm heat of bonfires and accompanied by wine and biñuelos.
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