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Føroyski tjóðbúnin (Faroese National Costume) The traditional Faroese costume is based on the common people’s everyday clothes in the 1800s. It is still widely used in the Faroes at graduscaation ceremonies, weddings and confirmations.
Ólavsøka is the biggest summer festival in the Faroe Islands always starts on July 28 with an opening ceremony.
The Faroese national costume
Faroese traditional costume. *The Faroese or Faroe Islanders are a Germanic nation and ethnic group native to the Faeroe Islands. The Faroese are of mixed Norse and Gaelic origins.
A little girl in Faroese National Costume playing with a dog at the Day of Ólavsøka 2009, via Flickr.
Traditional Azores costume. I could rock this. Call me Elphaba.
Ólavsøkukórið - The Olavsoka Choir - Dressed In Faroese National Costumes, Tórshavn 2009 by Eileen Sandá, via Flickr
traditional costume in Olympos, greece
Faroese National costumes, by Ole Kristian Valle.
Faroese folk dance club with some members in national costumes
Faroese costumes, by Ole Kristian Valle.
details : Traditional costume of Viana do Castelo - Portugal
Traditional costume, croatia by marilyn_cvitanic, via Flickr