Las numerosas ferias, fiestas y tradiciones que tienen lugar a lo largo del año en distintos lugares, son expresión viva de las costumbres y de la cultura heredada de las anteriores generaciones. Las localidades más importantes son el escenario de señaladas celebraciones, destacando algunos acontecimientos declarados de Interés turístico regional, como la danza del Escarrete en Poza de la sal, y la fiesta de la Tabera, en la capital burebana.
Generalmente, casi todos los pueblos y barrios de este territorio celebran sus animadas y coloridas fiestas en los meses de verano y otoño. Además de las tradicionales verbenas, las actividades culturales, religiosas y deportivas o folclóricas se suceden en estos días de fiesta. Muchas poblaciones organizan romerías y comidas populares en sus apartadas ermitas.
Son numerosos los pueblos que conservan su historia en forma de fiestas y ferias. La capital de La Bureba, Briviesca, concentra varias de esas actividades, en las que lo cultural y lo lúdico se dan la mano. La Tabera es una tradición que va mucho más allá de la simple apuesta, y que cada año- el martes anterior al Jueves de la Ascensión- reúne a miles de personas en torno a las mesas de juego.
El día de la O es una curiosa festividad que tiene a los niños como principales protagonistas y que sirve en Briviesca para anunciar el comienzo de la Navidad.
Pero no se pueden olvidar celebraciones tan interesantes como la Danza del Desjarrete o Escarrete- en Poza de la Sal-, las Danzas de Belorado- con el emotivo “Arranque”- y el Encuentro de la Calzada Romana entre Cerezo de río tirón y Briviesca-, ferias como las de los novios, San Mateo y Santiago –todas ellas en la capital burebana-, o las de productos como la Morcilla de Sotopalacios y la cereza y la manzana reineta de Las Caderechas.
También La Semana Cidiana, en Vivar del Cid, o las Bodas del Emperador, en Quintanapalla, son ejemplos de este tipo de celebraciones.
This party, heir to the prayers that were made at Santa Casilda to request the protection of the camps, is held the Tuesday before the Ascension.The 11 kms journey ends at the Santuario de Santa Casilda, where Mass is celebrated and the pilgrims participate in a popular food.
Behind her, thousands of people go to bars Briviesca to bet on the position of lamb bone, known as Taba.
Addition, other parties Briviesca occur widely respected by his neighbors, as the show of the couple, the traditional Easter, the feast of Santa Casilda or popular festival of Our Lady and San Roque, 15 and 16 August.
Legend has it that around the lagoon Cernégula - The Pond to its neighbors, located near the village, met the witches from Asturias and Cantabria to celebrate their Sabbaths.
The origin of this legend may be related to travelers for centuries traveled the road of the Fish, and the night vision of the lagoon would have inspired such stories. Over time, the legends eventually become part of popular tradition and were compiled by various writers of the late nineteenth century.Julio Caro Baroja collected these stories in his book "The Witches and the world", which tells that witches traveled to Asturias and Cantabria Cernégula, mounted on broomsticks, to celebrate their Sabbaths. On the shore of the lake, next to a thorn, took their potions, smeared with ointment and danced to madness while invoking the devil.
In memory of these legends on the night of San Juan's neighbors up the stake next to the pool and dance around it.
In addition to "the Pond" in exists in Cernégula other karstic lakes: the sale of old Pila Bitch.
Among the celebrations of La Molina Ubierna highlights the living representation of the Passion of Christ. Perhaps the main religious greatness of this event is that it is the villagers themselves who are responsible each year, coinciding with the celebration of Friday of Passion, to give life to different characters needed to stage the main scenes of the Passion from the Last Dinner and Final Judgement to the road to the Crucifixion.
Each episode features different scenarios put up for the occasion, which serve to stage the various biblical passages. Besides living the Passion, La Molina celebrates the festivities of Our Lady of the Rosary, the first Sunday of October,San Román and El Salvador, in addition to the Summer Festival.
Belorado folklore is its most genuine group of "dancers", composed of eight members plus the "cachibirrio" which is the character who leads the group with gruesome connotations. They play eight different dances, some with whistles, others with sticks.
The roots are warlike, pastoral or staging of traditional crafts. The waiters are interpreted at various times to be particularly emotional "boot" that kicks off the festivities, and the procession from the church to the chapel in which is deposited to the Virgin of Bethlehem on the day of the festival.
The start is the initial step of an old dance, before the parade, it involved a group of eight dancers led by Cachiburrio.
Lost by their people is found with many celebrations. Among these, we can participate in the procession of the 17 large banners, the representation of the Cross in La Molina de Ubierna, a festival declared of regional interest. The pilgrimage of the Virgen de Sotobrín, Corpus Quintanilla Sobresierra or Day of the Dead in Rio Villanueva Ubierna are another example of these ancient traditions.
And if all this becomes insufficient, can not forget the presence of fine cuisine-the sausages Sotopalacios Fair in November and just enjoy fame, which can be enjoyed at restaurants and inns.
In short, this huge city offers visitors a world of possibilities to meet the highest demands
El Escarrete dance, the proud of Poza de la Sal The first Sunday in February, Poza de la Sal, held during the festival of San Blas, famous and ancient dance Escarrete. The protagonist is one of the roosters, chickens or rabbits carried by the coyote, which is placed in the center of the square.
Cherry fairIn July we celebrate the Fair Cherry Valley of Caderechas, where besides these refreshing fruit taste can buy other products.
Sotopalacios fair and the cheese of MasaIn November Sotopalacios Fair welcomes the sausage and the cheese mass. The taste of these products is accompanied by others, such as hash, sausage, apples, nuts or honey.
Mycological journeysIn Bureba bust days are celebrated forests mycological Obarenes, Comprising both the collection and the exhibition and tasting of edible mushrooms collected
San Matero fair, arts and crafts of San Mateo. It attracts about one hundred exhibitors of crafts, food both as trades, from regions like Galicia, Andalusia, Madrid, Basque Country, Valencia and Catalonia, Castile and Leon as well.With the sample of products, are developed throughout the day all kinds of activities: workshops for children, falconry displays, street entertainment activities, fire shows, theatrical performances and dances, and so on.
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The territory covered ADECO BUREBA Burgos includes 79 municipalities and 216 villages with a total area of 2,316 km2 and approximately 21,000 inhabitants.