WTI Magazine #80    2016 June 17Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Messina, a city rich in history and centuries-old religious traditions, each year renews its great devotion and the moving tribute to one of the world's most beloved saints, St. Anthony of Padua, the saint of miracles.Every year in June, Messina welcomes a huge number...

  WTI Magazine #38    2014 July, 9Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The bridge competition is a reminiscent an event organized in two highlights: the historical parade and the battle. It takes place in the summer in Pisa, Tuscany, and it reflects an ancient and bloody game of the time of the maritime Republic of Pisa.    

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Among the many attractions of perhaps the world's most beloved Italian region, Tuscany, the Carnival of Viareggio deserves a place of honor: it is one of the most important and appreciated carnivals, one in which thousands of people – tourists and Italians alike –...

  WTI Magazine #64    2015 July, 10Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The bridge competition is a reminiscent an event organized in two highlights: the historical parade and the battle. It takes place in the summer in Pisa, Tuscany, and it reflects an ancient and bloody game of the time of the maritime Republic of Pisa. Repeatedly suspe...

  WTI Magazine #60    2015 May, 15Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Every May 15 in Gubbio (Perugia, Umbria), keeps repeating the ritual of the "Corsa dei Ceri" (race of the candles), emotionally involving all citizens and the public of visitors in a show that is mystical and profane at the same time.The "Corsa dei Ceri" in Gubbio is o...

  WTI Magazine #71    2015 October, 30Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The San Trifone Feast is a unique, big treasure trove of entertainment: religion, music, illuminations and the largest fireworks festival day and evening of the world. It annually attracts thousands of visitors, pilgrims, believers and curious. A full program of ev...

  WTI Magazine #36    2014 June, 25Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The Palio is a complex event organized by the Municipality of Siena that is held twice each year, on July 2 and August 16. Ten of the 17 "contrade" (city quarters) of Siena run the Palio of July 2: the seven ones who did not run during the Palio of July of the previou...

  WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : Terre del Piceno      Translation by:   When spring is at its height, on the feast of Pentecost, the historical festival of the Armata di Pentecoste takes place in Monterubbiano. Though it is difficult to date the origins of this festival accurately, there are 16th century documents which attest to its h...

WTI Magazine #58    2015 April, 17Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   The Carrese of San Martino in Pensilis is among the dearest events to the population of Molise. A poet from San Martino has described it as an "archaic collective prayer in honor of St. Leo": a race of ox carts, each led by three men and "pushed" by riders behind and to...

  WTI Magazine #26    2014 Apr, 18Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Franchises de Nus is a weekend of celebrations in Nus, Aosta, to commemorate and celebrate the relief granted to the town in 1296.