France

Crêpes bretonnes

Making crêpes at a stall on the large Saturday market on Place des Lices in Rennes, Brittany, France. © Rudolf Abraham. Shot on a recent trip to Brittany to cover Fest Noz and the Yaouank festival. Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8 Click here to license this image and for more photos of Rennes market in Brittany. …

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Saturday market – Rennes, Brittany

Stalls on the large Saturday market on Place des Lices in Rennes, Brittany, France. © Rudolf Abraham. All Rights Reserved. Shot on a recent trip to Brittany to cover Fest Noz and the Yaouank festival. Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8 Click here to license these images and for more photos of Rennes market in Brittany. Photos …

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Fest Deiz

Fest Deiz in the small coastal town of La Trinité sur Mer, Brittany, France. Fest Deiz – and Fest Noz, of which Fest Deiz is quite simply the daytime version – are traditional Breton dance festivals/gatherings, the origins of which date back hundreds of years. Pictured here, people gather together and link arms to form …

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Brittany – Fest Noz (3): Yaouank

More images from the well and truly outstanding Yaouank festival in Rennes, Brittany, France (22 November 2014). Yaouank is the largest Fest Noz event in Brittany, and draws a crowd of between 7,000 and 8,000 people. Fest Noz (literally meaning ‘night festival’) is a traditional Breton dance festival or event, accompanied by traditional Breton music …

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Brittany – Fest Noz (2): Yaouank

First images from the well and truly outstanding Yaouank Festival in Rennes, Brittany, France (22 November 2014). Yaouank is the largest Fest Noz event in Brittany, and draws a crowd of between 7,000 and 8,000 people. Fest Noz is a traditional Breton festival with traditional music, dance and song, and is inscribed on the UNESCO …

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