International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Llofriu Cork Harvesting Festival: Territory, Local Identity and Transmission of Cultural Heritage
Antonio Rojas Rabaneda

This paper analyzes the Cork Harvesting Festival as an activity that assigns a value to local cultural heritage. We point out the differentiating features of the cork festival which contribute to diffusing an economic activity that is completely linked to local territory and represents a mark of identity for local inhabitants. The research is based on ethnographic field work. It allowed us to collect data about the Cork Harvesting Festival and the people taking part in it.

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