The influences that Cáceres (Extremadura, Spain) has received from the civilizations who have inhabited it during its history have deeply marked its character, its customs and traditions. This variety of popular culture and folkore has been transmitted from parents to children, in the majority of times orally.

N. OF VIDEOS: 4 | PARTNER: CCMIJU | COUNTRY: SPAIN | ELEMENT OF EUROPEAN CULTURAL HERITAGE: FOLKLORE AND TRADITIONAL FESTIVALS
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Folklore: Pilgrimages in Cáceres 
In this video Antonio Bueno Flores, identifies the main rites that are carried out during these celebrations, such as their origin, the gastronomy, the costumes or their dances. Furthermore, during the video, Antonio invites the older people to continue participating in them in order to preserve them and describes the importance of forming part of them in order to be active and autonomous.

INTERVIEWEE NAME: ANTONIO BUENO FLORES
AGE: 74 YEARS OLD
ROLE: EX-BANK MANAGER
ACTIVE AGING FACTORS: Stress management, Physical activity, Social connectedness

 
Legends: Monumental City of Cáceres
Antonio Bueno Flores, as an amateur guide to the monumental city of Cáceres, a world heritage site, and writer of several books related to it, describes in this video some legends related to the origin of the city and its citizens.  On the other hand, Antonio tells us about the benefits of transmitting this immaterial knowledge as a guide for his physical and mental well-being.

INTERVIEWEE NAME: ANTONIO BUENO FLORES
AGE: 74 YEARS OLD
ROLE: EX-BANK MANAGER
ACTIVE AGING FACTORS: Cognitive stimulation

Folklore: Candelas pilgrimage in Cáceres
Basi Borrego is an active housewife who narrates the tradition of the Candelas pilgrimage in Cáceres. She details the hairstyle and the typical regional costume worn by the women that day, which is the campuza costume, with its typical hundred colour scarf. 
 INTERVIEWEE NAME: BASILISA  BORREGO BORREGUERO

AGE: 79 YEARS OLD
ROLE: HOUSEWIFE
ACTIVE AGING FACTORS: Physical activity, Social connectedness

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Pilgrimage of the Virgin of the Mountain in Cáceres
Basi Borrego is an active housewife who narrates the tradition of the pilgrimage of the Virgin of the Mountain in Cáceres. This pilgrimage was originally celebrated on Holy Saturday, previously called Glory Saturday, during Easter. Many people take part in this pilgrimage and it strengthens the social relationship between the participants. The youngest people accompany the Virgin walking up the mountain, while the older ones wait for her at the top. 
INTERVIEWEE NAME: BASILISA BORREGO BORREGUERO

AGE: 79 YEARS OLD
ROLE: HOUSEWIFE
ACTIVE AGING FACTORS: Physical activity, Social connectedness

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