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Portuguese perform in Festa da Bugiada, traditional folk event celebrating St. John

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Revelers prepare for the Festa da Bugiada, a traditional folk event held annually to celebrate St. John, in Sobrado, Valongo, Portugal on June 24. The Festa da Bugiada is an ancient tradition which unfolds in the form of a struggle between Moors and Christians, known locally as Mourisqueiros and Bugios.

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Revelers perform down the street in the Festa da Bugiada in Portugal on June 24.

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A festive mask is worn by a reveler in the Festa da Bugiada in Portugal on June 24.

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