Koza Szymborska. The Day of the Goat in Szymborze

© Trentini
14 minutes / Colour / 2011
Directed by
Michele Trentini

Anthropologist Giovanni Kezich

Country of production Italy

Series Carnival King of Europe

The Koza or Goat is animal that gives the masquerade its name throughout Eastern Europe, from Romania to Moldavia and the Ukraine, and all the way to northern Poland where we filmed it.

This film is part of Carnival King of Europe DVD 5 PARADING THE VILLAGE. On Carnival days, the village is brought back to life thanks to the rejuvenating, well wishing presence of ritual masks.

Films included in DVD 5: The Day of the Pustje on Mt. Matajur (11 minutes), The Day of the Zanni (17 minutes), The White Primavera of the Agordino (16 minutes), The Gnaga (7:30 minutes), A Women’s Carnival in Tyrol (9:20 minutes), Visions of Shrove Thursday in Central Tyrol (10 minutes), Koza Szymborska. The Day of the Goat in Szymborze (14 minutes).

Language and subtitles No Dialogue

Region Central Europe

Country Poland

Keywords Festivals / Carnival Folklore