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Shepherds and Migration Day

Folklore and traditions

The 24 June 2018
From 09:45 am to 05:30 pm
Saint Etienne de Tinée
Traditional party with a lot of entertainment



Saturday June 23st:

  • 04:00pm: Participate in the transhumance of the herd of Auron in Saint Etienne de Tinée
  • 09:00pm: Blessing of the fire of Saint-Jean followed by the burning of the Clocher
  • 10:00pm: Traditional Ball (Placette des Mules) 


Sunday June 24th:

  • 09.45am: Arrival of the herd at the roundabout of the Croix-Blanche
  • 10:00am: Blessing of the flock and then parade through the village streets to the Chabot car park
  • 10.30am: Musical entertainment followed by the children's dance (Place de l'Eglise) and animation of wood carvings
  • 11:00am: Pastoral Mass sung by the choir of Saint Etienne (Placette des Mules)
  • 11:30am: Sheep shearing (Theater of greenery)
  • 12.15pm: Speeches and aperitif of honor (Place de l'Eglise)
  • 01:15pm: Musical entertainment
  • 02:00pm: Animation of wood carvings
  • 03.30pm: Sheep shearing (Theater of greenery)
  • 04:00pm: Animation of wood carvings
  • 05.30pm: Return of the sheep to the mountain pasture
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