Spain, Reconquest of Vigo (the feast) / Fiesta de la Reconquista de Vigo / A Reconquista de Vigo

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French soldiers arrest a resident of Vigo

Soldados franceses arrestan a una vecina de Vigo

Os franceses deteñen a unha veciña de Vigo

Spain, Feast of the Reconquest in Vigo 2013

by E.V.Pita
In March 1809, residents of Vigo rose against the French troops of Napoleon occupied the walled old town. The neighborhood association Casco Vello organizes every year the Feast of the Reconquest of Vigo. It is a dramatized recreation of the Battle.

 Fiesta de la Reconquista de Vigo 2013

por E.V.Pita
En marzo de 1809, los vecinos de Vigo se alzaron contra las tropas francesas de Napoleón que ocupaban la villa amuralladas. La asociación vecinal del Casco Vello organiza cada año la Fiesta de la Reconquista de Vigo que es una recreación teatralizada de la batalla

 Festa da Reconquista de Vigo 2013

En marzo de 1809, os veciños de Vigo  ergueronse en loita contra as tropas francesas de Napoleón que ocupaban a vila. A asociación veciñal do Casco Vello organiza cada ano A Festa da Reconquista de Vigo, que é unha recreación teatralizada da loita.
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A merry band of bagpipers encourages the party

Una alegre banda de gaiteiros anima la fiesta

Uns gaiteiros animan a festa

 

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Dancing in the Berbes Square / Baile en la plaza del Berbés / Baile no Berbés

 

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Neighbors wear their vintage dresses

Los vecinos lucen sus vestidos de época

Os veciños mostran a súa roupa antiga

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Traditional Galician sweets and cheese

Queso y dulces gallegos

Queixo e lambonadas da terra

 

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Traditional dances / Danzas tradicionales / Bailando unha muiñeira

 

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Galician bread rolls / Bollas gallegas / Unhas bolas de pan

 

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Some actors play a brawl between several fishmongers and neighbors

Unos actores interpretan una reyerta entre varias pescaderas y unos vecinos

Uns actores fan como que rifan entre unhas peixeiras e uns veciños

 

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Galician guards impose order on the street

Guardias gallegos imponen el orden en la calle

Uns gardas galegos impoñen orde nas rúas

 

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Turnip greens and fish sellers

Vendedoras de nabizas y pescado

Vendedoras de grelos e peixe

 

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A fight between sellers of vegetables

Una pelea entre vendedores de hortalizas

Unha rifa entre vendedores de nabizas

 

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Napoleon’s troops parade through the streets of Prince in Vigo

Las tropas de Napoleón desfilan por la calle del Príncipe en Vigo

O exército de Napoleón pasa pola rúa do Príncipe

French troops parade

Desfile de las tropas francesas

Os franceses toman Vigo

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The audience sees the play

Los espectadores ven la obra de teatro

A xente ve a obra

 

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The tabern of Aurora

La taberna de Aurora

A tasca de Aurora

 

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Problems in the tavern / Problemas en la taberna / Rifa na tasca

 

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French soldiers arrest a resident of Vigo
Soldados franceses arrestan a una vecina de Vigo
Os franceses deteñen a unha veciña de Vigo

 

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The neighbors of Vigo and Mos come together to regain the village

Los vecinos de Vigo y Mos se unen para reconquistar la villa

Os veciños da comarca van xuntos a reconquistar a vila

 

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Local heroes “Cachamuiña” and “Carolo”

Héroes locales “Cachamuíña” y “Carolo”

 “Cachamuíña” e “Carolo” 

 

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The Spanish army heads to knock the door of Gamboa

Los lugareños se dirigen a tomar la Puerta de la Gamboa

Os veciños van tomar a Porta da Gamboa

 

Fight in the door of Gamboa

Lucha en la puerta de Gamboa

 

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The French troops surrender and retire on a British ship

Las tropas francesas se rinden y son expulsadas en un barco inglés

As tropas francesas se rinden e marchan nun barco inglés

 

About evpita

Journalist in Spain and student of postgrade in University of Santiago of Compostela (USC)
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