Harvest Summer Festival …

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Summer is time for harvesting wheat crops in the many fields surrounding the countryside in France. In the old days harvest is part of a joyful communal celebration in many villages. Today one of the largest harvest festival in France, is annually celebrated within the walls of Provins, World Heritage Site known for its medieval fairs. The streets of the hill top village of Provins becomes an impressive field of fun parade with animations, villagers clad in costumes of bygone days, display of old tractors and vintage cars, as well as threshing wheat in the old fashioned way using authentic collector’s machines. Decorative floats of wheat stalks pulled by old tractors are enhanced with theatrical sketches of old village life, popular beliefs, music and dance.

Portrait of a rural village life …

Threshing wheat the old fashioned style with machines dating back to 1942 …

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