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The Infiorate of Spello. Umbria

September 17, 2013

Gubbio: The Corsa dei Ceri

July 29, 2013

On May 15th, a party linked to Gubbio’s sacred and profane traditions, dear to the people of Gubbio all around the world


5:30am: At dawn the drummers through the streets of the old town go to wake up the protagonists of the race: the Ceri’s Captains and Capodieci. (more…)

Spello: the infiorate of Corpus Domini are ready to start

July 18, 2013

English Version

by Benedetta Tintillini

infiorata_spello2This year too, as in every springtime, the works for the feast of Corpus Christi and the beautiful, fragrant and colorful procession of floral carpets of the Infiorata are beginning in Spello, tribute to the solemn procession of Corpus Christi, born as a demonstration of the religiosity of the territory. Around 1930 by the devotion of a woman in Spello the first carpets with fennel and broom were (more…)