Heritage events

In 2020, the festival committee had to give up organizing the two big summer events. This year, the uncertainties of the health situation have led him to innovate: every Sunday, from July 18 to August 15, he takes you into the history of our village, discovering what was once the daily life of the mountain people.

 JULY 18: OLD HAYS
In the days of satellite-controlled tractors, who remembers the scythe work done on a steep slope, the heavy trossé that you carry on a man's back to the barn? The elders redo the gestures, and, perched on the haymaking chariot, the group "Tarentaise d´refois", to the sound of the accordion, enchants us with traditional choruses and a tale full of emotion. Exhibition produced by schoolchildren on the theme of heritage.
Meet at Route des Lauzes, in Barioz, from 4 p.m. All day, Place de la Mairie, craft market.

JULY 25: WHAT WOOD I WARM UP WITH
In the days of chainsaws and forestry tractors, who remembers the woodworking done with ax, saw, which mobilized the whole family? We must redo the actions. Not to be missed: the woodcut by Maurice Favre, the miniatures by Marc Gromier, the chariot of the tools of yesteryear, the participatory workshops of the National Forestry Office, the basket makers of Villemartin. The carons of the Portes du Soleil and the Tyrolean songs of Magali will resound. Exhibition produced by schoolchildren on the theme of heritage.
Meet at the Bouquetin car park, from 4 p.m.

AUGUST 1: ONE HUNDRED DAYS AT THE ALPAGE
The animals have remained the same (tarina cows, goats and sheep) but life in the pastures has changed a lot. Throughout the transhumances, the life of the shepherds of yesteryear will be told to you. On the "emmontagnée" chariot, you will discover the tools used in the processing of milk. Do not miss: the production (live!) Of a Beaufort millstone, the Vanoise National Park exhibition on pastoralism. The Black Grouse will sing for you.
Meet at Barioz, from 4 p.m.

8 AUGUST: FESTIVAL OF ALPE AND GUIDES
Canceled in 2020, it cannot take, alas, this year again, the usual pomp. However, the tradition will be respected. On Saturday August 7, the Compagnie des guides de la Vanoise will meet you in the Bouquetin car park, at 9:30 p.m., for a sound and light, on the Louza rock. On August 8, meet at the Bouquetin car park, from 10 a.m. Homage to the dead in the mountains, outdoor mass followed by the blessing of ropes and ice axes, medal ceremony. The Alpine horns of "L’Oura do damo" and the songs of the group "Message" will resound.
All day, Place de la Mairie, craft market. 

AUGUST 15 ALL COSTUMES!
On this day, Pralognanais will walk through the village, some in old work clothes, others in festive costumes. You will come across notables, children and - good humor guaranteed - the Tuaz, accordion virtuosos. Some magnificent shots in perspective ... Exhibition produced by schoolchildren on the theme of heritage.
Meet at Place de la Mairie, from 4 p.m., around the vigil float, to evoke an era without television.

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