Bielsa. Taditional Carnival
In the village of Bielsa, an amazing carnival is celebrated with many centuries of tradition and a strong symbolic.
The carnival dates back to pre-Christian times and is based on the myth back to life through the arrival of spring.
For three days, the streets are filled with different characters and unique carnival figures of this county. The most representative and striking are the Trangas (half man, half animal) representing virility and fertility.
The Trangas, that performs the young singles of the town are dressed in skins and horns of a goat, they paint their faces black and sounding their bells while running through the streets chasing the girls and scaring children.
Other features of this carnival characters are the madamas, bears and trainers, the Amontato, the Caballé or Cornelio.