Brandon. On or around June 24.


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In the Baroussais village of Sainte-Marie, a brandon is prepared using traditional techniques: the trunk is split and wooden wedges are placed in the slots to dry out the tree. It is then set up at the entrance of the village. The event is organized by the Sainte Marie festival committee.

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The brandon is set up for Saint John’s Eve, June 22, 2018 © Patricia Heiniger-Castéret.

Close-up of slots and wedges, June 22, 2018 © Patricia Heiniger-Castéret.

Brandon debarked, split, and erected for the 2021 festival, June 25, 2021 © Mathilde Lamothe/CIRDOC-Institut occitan de cultura.

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