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Fête de la Muchosá

La Confrérie des Muchards de Saint-Druon, (The Saint-Drugo Brotherhood Muchosá Pipers), recently organised a bicycle tour in the region of Frasnes and Celles, just there where, until the World War I, dozens of pipers where still active. They were known in the region as “muchards” and their instruments were called “Muchosás”, which is old Picardian for ‘muse with a bag’. Each stop along the itinerary has a special significance in the history of the 19th century shepherd ‘Muchards’ and their patron saint, Saint-Drugo....