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May – Aix-en-Provence – an ancestral tradition: the Festival of the tabor

May – Aix-en-Provence – an ancestral tradition: the Festival of the tabor

From 20th to 28th May, Aix-en-Provence continues an ancestral tradition with the Festival of the tabor, a musical instrument which is emblematic of Provence. From throughout Provence, and also from the Drôme, Gard and Hérault departments, some 200 tabor players gather on Cours Mirabeau simply for the pleasure of playing together, virtuoso players and beginners alike.

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