MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 24 Jan 2022 23:26:12 +0000 Annual sheep march gathers crowds in Madrid http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/c774cc9909914f6d8bf729d4efa783fb The traditional Festival of Transhumance returned to the streets of Madrid, after being cancelled the year before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Oct. 26) c774cc9909914f6d8bf729d4efa783fb Tue, 26 Oct 2021 14:59:30 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESS Madrid - 24 October 20211. Herd of sheep walking in streetANNOTATION: Sheep take over Madrid streets2. Woman and child watching sleep pass byANNOTATION: Shepherds guided their flocks through the heart of the Spanish capital en route to winter pastures.3. Tracking of crowd watching sheep march4. Various of sheep walkingANNOTATION: The annual parade of sheep and goats began in 1994.5. SOUNDBITE (Spanish) Loli Lopez, sheep march spectator:"I like it. My father was a shepherd, so I remember having sheep at home."6. Various of sheep walkingANNOTATION: The Festival of Transhumance organizers say livestock farming helps biodiversity.7. Sheep in street, crowd on either sideANNOTATION: Spain has more than 125,000 km of livestock trails.8. Sheep being herded through street9. Sheep passing by, shepherds following ANNOTATION: Some ancient grazing routes are more than 800 years old.10. Spectators cheering and clapping11. Shepherds walking in marchANNOTATION: The shepherds want the trails protected.STORYLINE:More than a thousand sheep were herded through the streets of Madrid on the return of a traditional festival cancelled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.A crowd gathered in the Spanish capital to watch the Festival of Transhumance on Sunday where shepherds parade their flocks to new grazing grounds.The event, first held in 1994, claims to showcase the role of livestock farming as a tool for conserving biodiversity and fighting climate change.The festival is also a protest to call on authorities to protect Spain's 125,000 kilometres (78,000 miles) of paths used for the seasonal movement of livestock.Shepherds look after the ancient grazing routes that are being destroyed by the construction of housing and roads.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The traditional Festival of Transhumance returned to the streets of Madrid, after being cancelled the year before due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Oct. 26) Annual sheep march gathers crowds in Madrid