Saint John (St-Jean)

In the end of june, i.e. on St. John’s day, the children of the town meet in the schoolyards in order to take part in the “St. Johannes Procession.”

The children are dressed completely in white. The boys wear a brightly colored shoulder belt and the girls wear a crown of woven daisies on the head.

Accompanied by their teachers, the boys and girls go along holding hands. They form a long “Farandole” (a folkdance from Provence in which pairs dance along in a row) snaking through the town and singing the song of the St. John’s procession.

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