Occitan Music, song and Dance ......

....... at the local "Café Associatif" next to my house in Béziers.

What is Occitan Music ? Music from Occitanie - the country bordering the Mediterranean of what is now France. Absorbed into the northern Kingom of France at the times of the "Cathar Crusade, which started in 1209 with the "sack" of Béziers.

But the old traditions continue - here with more modern insruments.

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Région: Languedoc-Roussillon
Département: Hérault
Commune: Béziers
Photographer: Malcolm Reynard - personal website
Occitan Music, song and Dance ......