It is a traditional, typical feast of the village of Campanas, which is located 21 km north of the city of São Filipe on Fogo Island. Banderona, or the Flag Feast of São João Baptista,a grassroots cultural event, which is a mix of popular and religious activities, between the secular and the sacred, as well as people’s superstition and their material expression of life.Banderona festivities begin on January 31 and always end on the eve of Carnival.