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Fantasia (Tbourida) an old photograph

By chafibilal  
One of the best done edits and taken shots in my lifetime.
Basic fantasia consists in an equestrian performance of horse riders charging at a gallop carrying rifles, that used to be bows and crossbows, and they brutally stop on the same line to shoot in the air. In some regions, fantasia is done riding camels or also includes horse acrobatics. But whatever the region, horse riders are always wearing colored outfits and the horses' harness and saddle are sophisticatedly decorated to give this show an even more imaginary demeanor.
The photo reviews powder shooting using pure powder for show, a huge amount of people come visit and gather around a pitch to enjoy old experienced man shooting in the sky, creating an unbelievable show. In Morocco, particularly in El jadida, there is a lot of annually organized festival dedicated to Fantasia. The festival is like a memorial dedication to old man killed sacrificing their country, in old ages, there was not an advance in guns and arms. So the only way of defending their country without the existence of any kind of tanks and other techniques of defense. Horses and powder were the only available materials. This is why almost every year a festival is organized to remember us of the history of out country.

Tags: Horses Old History Horse trials Horse riding Fantasia Pets and captive animals Folklore Folk festival Festival of history Tbourida

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Toobi_Won 10 77 8 England
1 Sep 2019 10:38AM
The colour, the spectacle, the treatment, Bilal, first rate!
Mike
1 Sep 2019 10:41AM
Thank you very much my friend. You are doing a lot. Big heart!
Saastad 2 16 15 Norway
1 Sep 2019 10:40PM
Very much agree with Mike over here. I also like that you tell us the history about it.
Fine composition and lovely colors. You have maybe used a filter from Nik collection or semiliar. Good work!

Arne
1 Sep 2019 10:58PM
Thank you very much for your comment. I used a software called Photoscap. It is my favourite, smooth to edit your photos on.

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