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Mari Lwyd Llandre -9246 - CN

Wales, UK, 12 January 2013. The ancient tradition of the Fari Lwyd (Grey Mare) welcoming the old calendar new year at Llanfihangel Genau'r Glyn near Aberystwyth, Wales. The "Fari" comprises a horse skull draped in white and festooned with ribbons and bells. The Fari calls at homes. where a conversation is sung between her and the homeowners, and eventually the she enters the house, and all participants enjoy a drink, food and sweets, before moving on to the next house.

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