0 Likes

Joe's Scarecrow Village, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Canada

Joe's Scarecrow Village is in Cap Le Moine, south of Cheticamp, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.  This is a homage to the Acadian celebration "La Micareme", in which they disguise themselves as scarecrows and engage in wild dance and other merriment midway through Lent. http://www.v-g-t.de/english/canada/module/m3/u11.htm

La Micareme is related to the tradition of Mummers' Plays (also known as mumming) - seasonal folk plays performed by troupes of actors known as mummers or guisers (or by local names such as rhymers, pace-eggers, soulers, tipteerers, galoshins, guysers, and so on), originally from England, but later in other parts of the world http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mummers_Play

Copyright: Brian Richards
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 12096x6048
Hochgeladen: 22/08/2010
Aktualisiert: 10/09/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: cheticamp; cape; breton; nova; scotia; mummers; mumming; island; canada
comments powered by Disqus

Brian Richards
Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia
John Roberts
Skyline Trail (2), Cape Breton Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia
John Roberts
Roberts Mountain, Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Brian Richards
Bras d'Or Lake, Baddeck, Nova Scotia
Brian Richards
West Mabou Beach, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Brian Richards
Dingwall Harbour and North Harbour, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Brian Richards
North Harbour, Asby Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Brian Richards
Dingwall Harbour & Asby Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
John Roberts
Meat Cove (High Meadow), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
John Roberts
Meat Cove (Gorge), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Brian Richards
Meat Cove, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
John Roberts
Meat Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Mark Schuster
Golestan Palace - Iran - Tehran [2]
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Abandoned church in Uvarovskoe. Interior (2009)
erwan-boisecq
Anna harbor
Alessandro Ugazio
Mont Cenis lake
Kyrre Andersen
The new Opera House in Oslo
Mark Schuster
Golestan Palace - Tehran - Iran [1]
EdouardAS
Vulcano crater
Karim Lozès
Sous le pont des Belles Fontaines, Juvisy-sur-Orge
Luciano Correa | Vista Panoramica
Arvorismo no Aventura no Rancho
Kuo-Yao-Tsung
Heart of Love River Kaohsiung 2
Alessandro Ugazio
The Moncenisio Ash tree
Alessandro Ugazio
Fort de Ronce, Mont Cenis
Brian Richards
Hunter Island, Pelham Bay Park, New York
Brian Richards
Totteridge Green Pond
Brian Richards
Emily Carr University of Art & Design, Granville Island, Vancouver
Brian Richards
After SuperStorm Sandy - Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, USA
Brian Richards
Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove, New Jersey
Brian Richards
Environmental Center, Huber Woods, New Jersey
Brian Richards
Sail Surfing, Plum Island, Sandy Hook, NJ
Brian Richards
Pier Ruins, Sandy Hook, New Jersey
Brian Richards
The Sea Village, Granville Island, Vancouver
Brian Richards
Bethesda Fountain and Terrace, Central Park, New York City
Brian Richards
Kimpton Reunion
Brian Richards
Old Dunes Trail, Sandy Hook, New Jersey
More About Canada

The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore."It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, VancouverText by Steve Smith.