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RONDALLES AND MYTHOLOGICAL CHARACTERS FROM IBIZA


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The island culture is rife with street musicians, folk tales and oral tradition handed down from mouth to mouth and from generation to generation. These narratives combine elements of fantasy, legend and real

The island culture is rife with street musicians, folk tales and oral tradition handed down from mouth to mouth and from generation to generation. These narratives combine elements of fantasy, legend and real. Its plot is simple, with characters and situations very common in any town and culture. It is primarily intended for the entertainment of the smallest, and are anonymous.

FAMELIAR

The fameliar is a small, ugly and big mouth be because you like to eat. It is not bad or rebellious, but very stubborn and very bad temper. It is also hard working. When it is out of the bottle, never to: o work or eat. Instead, inside the bottle you can rest. Only consiguien in San Joan nit to pick up a grass and put it in a black bottle.

RONDALLA (Legend)

Near Cala Llonga lived two older who had two Fameliars many years. One day, while playing his grandson opened the bottles and the two Fameliars out. "Work or food! Work or food! "Shouted the Fameliars. "God is with us!" Said the grandmother. As her husband was not at home and she did not know how to put them back in the bottle, he told them that surround the canal and brought water up to fill the laundry. But Grandma, to keep them longer occupied, he had pulled the plug below the sink, so all the water out into the street. He thought that this would end the Fameliars never fill the sink and would be very busy. Fortunately, the grandfather came early, went to get the bottles and, with prayer, again put the Fameliars inside.

BARRUGUET

It is a small, brawny and be very cheerful. It has a special power: the power to appear in the guise of an animal, as a kid.

RONDALLA (Legend)

There was once a well in Sant Josep in which, they say, lived a very naughty Barruguet. Sometimes he hung on the rope and women could not raise the bucket when they went to get water. Other times, the mules did not want to drink because the Barruguet the rebuking. Near there lived two children, Pepet and Marieta, that when the sun set, always left a bit of bread and cheese on top of the well. It turns out that the mother of those two children could draw water whenever he wanted, and the sheep of his parents never stopped drinking the well.

FOLLET

It is a magical power, a spirit. You can not see, but I have. It is not known where it comes from or what you have to do to get one. The person who has a follet can travel anywhere in the world without anyone to see, and can also become invisible

RONDALLA (Legend)

There was once two very poor brothers, Joan and Toni. One day his father was ill and would not heal with any home remedy that could prepare him his wife. They had to go get the medicine woman of the people to see if I could heal, and told them that the disease had only one remedy with a pinch of marí fonoll Es Vedra. Everyone knew that on the islet of Es Vedra giant lived a very bad and nobody could get close, but the two brothers caught sneaking his father's boat and rowed. Unfortunately, the giant caught them. While he had withheld Toni, Joan had to go fishing and take the giant octopus all he could. If he did, the giant would eat Toni. One day, Joan caught many octopus and had the idea of ​​putting a sea urchin within each octopus. As always, the giant ate them all, but soon began to hurt much belly. I felt so much pain that went to sleep. The brothers took advantage of that time to tie his feet with a rope, take the marí fonoll to prepare medicine and flee. He never again knows nothing more than giant, the father of the two brothers healed.