Puebla de don Fadrique Celebration of the Animas
 
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Puebla de don Fadrique Celebration of the Animas
25th to 29th December
 The Puebla de Don Fadrique celebrates its "Los Cascaborras" festival, a curious festival that is unlike anything else you have ever seen. A band of musicians goes round the village houses playing wind, string and percussion instruments, they sing a song for a tip. At the same time "Los Cascaborras" go through the streets dressed in typical costumes collecting money. All proceeds go to charity.
Region: El Altiplano:
regions of Baza and Huéscar
 
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The Brotherhood of animosity and their parties, are undoubtedly the festive event, cultural and religious largest Puebla Don Fadrique, taking a prominent place in the development of other activities and also cultural heritage of the people. Taking a music very difficult to interpret, with chants and prayers ancestral envied and copied by other peoples surprise to anyone who visits us and excite who knows and feels for his condition poblat.
The list of curiosities and shares in this brotherhood would be almost endless over the years and although the relationship of religion has always been important, our brotherhood has succeeded in putting human needs sometimes occurring in the Spanish Civil War, helping to the extent possible who need it and trying to cheer to children and adults with his music and his colourful, making them forget the penalties for a moment.
 
 
 
 
 
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Source: Brotherhood of animations

Historical Context.

The Muslim domination in Spain began in 711 with the battle of Guadalete, where he was defeated the last king Godo, Don Rodrigo, ended the year 1492 for delivery of Grenada to the Catholic Monarchs.
The marriage of the Catholic Monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabella took place on October 8 in the year 1469, remain archbishop of Toledo Don Alfonso Carrillo, the year of 1504, Queen Elizabeth and died in the year 1506 the king Don Fernando home again with Germana of Foix.


Don Ferdinand the Catholic king is proclaimed by the treaty of Trujillo in the year 1479, upon the death of his father, Don Juan II, and in the year of 1516 also don dies Ferdinand the Catholic.
The power takes hold in the Muslim kingdom of Granada, the last bastion of domination, after the death of Alfonso XI, back in the year 1238, thus being 254 years of struggle until their total defeat.
In the year 1324, reigning Ismail I (1314 - 1325) beat infants Don Juan and Don Pedro in the plain of Granada, along with his army until making Huéscar, being used for the first time in a canyon west of gunpowder .
But from 1482, to reign in Granada Albulhasa (Muley-ACEN) the Catholic Monarchs began preparations for the final battle to regain Grenada, in the year 1490 - 1491 are conquered Round, Baza, Malaga, Almeria, and Guadix , Giving rise to its inhabitants, for fear of reprisals from Muslims, many marched and took refuge in places most remote and quiet, and seems to Huéscar and its citadel and the place of Bolteruela annexed to Huéscar, today Puebla Don Fadrique, this was a small group of isolated houses, not having exact date of its founding, but plenty of Moorish incursions, which seems to be, and to counter them, was founded militia that they called the Cascaborras.
Already after these dates became more fencing the fence, until the day on January 2 of 1492 Granada surrendered to the Catholic Monarchs, being handed the keys to the city for the last king, Boabdil.



The Cascaborras.

Back in the years prior to 1491, in the place called by then BOLTERUELA (now Puebla Don Fadrique) was founded by a militia known "CASCABORRAS" to impose order on those lands Christian, but incursions by Arabs before the reconquest. They were to impose order at that place and components were humble people, no more than four (then add one more to the group, currently five). They took turns at regular intervals, without receiving stipend but were allowed to beg for change, to make ends meet. They were allowed to stick with the cascaborra anyone who gave them and also not to expel the Moors when they passed the time allowed to remain in place. These militias disappeared without knowing why in the year 1515. But appeared again by the year 1537 until 1543, which merged with the brotherhood of the blessed souls in Purgatory.



Brotherhood of animation.

This brotherhood was founded in the year 1537 by the Friars Minor, Fray Antonio de Santander and Fray Francisco de Huete, the latter confessor Dona Ana Ines Mendoza and Portocarrero, fourth Duchess of Alba. Previously had requested permission to regent of Spain, Fray Francisco de Cisneros ruling by then, and not granted them what they requested that the order was to ask every Sunday, but the handouts were collected at their destination and prayers of votes Blessed animators of Purgatory and also leaving on the eve of Madonna and Nativity of the Lord, or at Christmas, days from 25 to December 29, which also celebrated the cascaborras.



As mentioned before in 1543 merged with the brotherhood of the animas cascaborras, accompanied by costaleros and string music, chairing the banner of Our Lady of Mount Caramel, making the journey through streets and squares, that tradition is still preserved. In 1790 created some statutes and ordinances that put a rule in the brotherhood of spirit in the church, and that give a strong impetus for steadfastness and insistence of fellow worship cults and less time.
All this disappears by the Napoleonic invasion, years 1804 to 1813, born again at the initiative of Fray Gerardo de Muela, who succeeded the then King Ferdinand VII a Royal Decree in which transferred the powers of authority in the village during the days of the trail of this brotherhood, composed of mayors, ministers and secretary, now known by all these "innocent", their attire, is Napoleonic style of that era that is still preserved.
The first day in office, first day of Passover, read a manifesto to the people in the busiest, which currently known by the proclamation of Easter, Animas or the innocent.


The Brotherhood

Actual Brotherhood animation Puebla Don Fadrique, maintains all its traditions intact and supported by almost all of its people and driven by the strength of youth who managed to soak knowledge of their elders who also inherited from their ancestors, they that this feast and devotion endures even after more than 512 years.
Puebla Don Fadrique and its visitors have made it possible with your help that this brotherhood can meet in a room during their holidays, sheltered by the photographic memory of people who made and make still retains this tradition. This place will be open to anyone who so desires between 25 and December 29 coinciding with the celebration of their actions.

The Brotherhood of animosity and their parties, are undoubtedly the festive event, cultural and religious largest Puebla Don Fadrique, taking a prominent place in the development of other activities and also cultural heritage of the people. Taking a music very difficult to interpret, with chants and prayers ancestral envied and copied by other peoples surprise to anyone who visits us and excite who knows and feels for his condition poblat.
The list of curiosities and shares in this brotherhood would be almost endless over the years and although the relationship of religion has always been important, our brotherhood has succeeded in putting human needs sometimes occurring in the Spanish Civil War, helping to the extent possible who need it and trying to cheer to children and adults with his music and his colourful, making them forget the penalties for a moment.

 
 
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