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The Rite of the Queimada:
La Quiemada is as old as Galician civilization. Mentions of it can be found in Celtic (on stone tablets, one presumes), Roman, Visigothic and Arabic literature.
With Paco Dovalo of Cabaliero Do Val, Emilio Cores (La Cámara de Comercio de Vilagarcía de Arousa)
Queimada with the Bodegueros Artesanos at Bodegas Rozas
"Demons, goblins and devils, spirits of the misty valleys.
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