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The balsicas celebrate their traditional holidays (26/12/2014)

Mazarron hamlet of Las Balsicas currently celebrating their traditional Christmas celebrations.

On Wednesday Christmas Eve after Midnight Mass held in Puerto de Mazarrón occurred traditional Easter songs in the tent of the Church of Las Balsicas.

At dawn, we were able to enjoy some crumbs jackets for all attendees.

The second and final day of the festival of this district is the most anticipated.

After 12 Mass celebrated by the pastor of Puerto de Mazarrón, Justo José Sánchez, popular borne braying that, once again, famous brayers Bartolo "The Taibilla" and Paco "Minister" are held.

Tradition meets over 200 years of history and has its origin in the construction of the small chapel in honor of the Immaculate Conception.

It was then that the donkeys, which were the main elements of transport, materials had to climb to the top of the hill where the chapel was would find.

All finished exhausted but one that, according neighborhood testimonies, frolicked and brayed endlessly.

Young people gathered there laughed the attitude of the animal and began to imitate.

The story was remembered year after year to become a popular celebration.

The rebuznador, wearing a hat with colored ribbons brays ear to the chosen person and simulates their grooming with a large comb, a horseshoe, picks and hammers.

The good humor and understanding, always within the logic festive context, queen for a day of fun and quirky coexistence.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón

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