Tag Archives: italy

Mystery Photos of Fenestrelle Sword Dancers

Dear Readers, I write to you today with a mystery. Specifically I have two  mystery photos that I would appreciate any help in identifying. I spent the beginning of July in London doing lots of social dancing (ahh, how I … Continue reading

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International Sword Spectacular In Germany

After a brief jaunt through Croatia and Bosnia I returned back to Germany to the town of Balingen, just south of Stuttgart, for an International Sword Dance Festival. Unfortunately, due to a dearth of information, I had not much of an … Continue reading

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Pigs Bladders, Italians and Horny Bears: Rapper Sword Dancing and a Basque Carnival!

The day after the carnival in Zubieta I had the pleasure of traveling to Donostia (That would be San Sebastian in Spanish) to teach rapper to a group there. I took a bus from Eibar and got to look around … Continue reading

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In the News: An American in Fenestrelle!

My rough translation based on spanish (please correct me if I get anything wrong!) Student of Anthropology of the Sword: An American in Fenestrelle Sunday 25th of August, during the traditional show of the Fenestrelle folkloric group “Bal Da Sabre” … Continue reading

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Waiting for a lift to Italy

Also: the problem with secret pockets is that sometimes you think you lost you passport and have to repack all your bags. I was promised a lift to Italy by a man speaking only Italian. I’m waiting by the grocery … Continue reading

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