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The season of the colourful traditional festivals in Provence has come again. Let me show you pictures of Jonquières’s nice annual Provençal Day. Jonquières is a village situated between Orange and Carpentras. The first 13 photos are from the 2009 issue, the last 6 ones, from 2011.
Recreation of a traditional scene at the village wash house.
Embroideresses, dressmakers and spinners’ nook.
This small Renault car from the ‘50s is called a 4 CV.
How to make an ass of oneself, for the others’ greatest pleasure.
The traditional Provençal spinning wheel.
Never a traditional festival without folk dances.
Now, I’ll stay quiet and let the photos speak by themselves.
A 2000-sheep flock is about to stream in the village.
Here is the ‘transhumance’.
Like dance, music is omnipresent in a Provençal festival.
The 15th Provençal festival in Jonquières (2011 issue ) ends in the evening with the Optimistes, a group presenting humorous songs. Many thanks to all the participants and organizers. Huberaime