Happy island. (1930 - 1939)
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From the series "Eye Muvitona» / «Movietone eye».
60 miles off the northwest coast of Africa are the Canary Islands (Spanish colony).
Earlier dangerous volcanoes now they are covered with beautiful gardens.
Ocean, coast, flowering gardens.
Farmers plow horse garden.
Women engaged in farming, washing, pour the water from the source.
Children frolic in the street.
While in Tenerife never snow falls, sleds out there still using.
Street entertainment: skating on roller-sledge or just on the boards.
Match the fight for the title of champion of the island.
The street fighting on the mat athletes, surrounded by the local audience.
Spanish wine - enough reason for a fiesta.
Cultural holidays: dances in folk costumes under the Spanish folk songs.
Catholic feast of Corpus Christi.
Village Square at this time transformed into a throne, which is decorated with a carpet of flower petals and seeds.
Cross, laid flowers.
At nightfall, when the sun sets over the ocean, you know the reason why the Canary Islands are called "happy islands".
Landscapes of the Canary Islands.
Key wordsAfrica, Spain, 1930, geography, landscapes, lifestyle, population, agriculture, entertainment, sports, Christianity