We can be heroes just for (two) days. The Jannisaries of Naoussa

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2016 / 20 minutes

Directed by
Michele Trentini
Anthropologist
Country of production
Italy
Series
Carnival King of Europe

The memory of an heroic episode of resistance against the Ottomans is re-enacted in Naoussa every year with the parade of an army of Janissaries.

This film is part of Carnival King of Europe DVD 6 - RITUAL ARMADAS. Often the masquerade is represented by an imaginary, colourful, rumbustious army, with a distinct martial allure of its own.

Films included in DVD 6: Coraggio coscritti: take heart, all new recruits! (25 minutes), One day in Agnita (10 minutes), Once upon a time in Val di Fiemme (Na vòlta n val de Fiemme) (23 minutes), Fiddling away Carnival in Caffaro (12:20 minutes), The Gilles of La Louvière and the Chinels of Fosses-la-Ville (9 minutes), We can be heroes just for (two) days. The Jannisaries of Naoussa (20 minutes).

Region
South-East Europe
Country
Greece
Keywords
Folklore Festivals / Carnival