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Traditional sweets in the vilage of Makrinitsa, Greece
 
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Dance of the Devils in Prizzi Sicily 2017
Where: Prizzi, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 9, 2017 - Sunday, April 16, 2017
 
The little town Prizzi is located 85 km south to Palermo in Sicily near Italy. The town holds, once a year, dance of the devil ceremonies. The event preserves ancient paganic traditions from the Middle Age – the constant struggle between good and bad. The events and ceremonies are held through the "Holly Week", the week before Easter.   The main events are dance ceremonies were the town residents wear devils masks and dance in tempo that symbol evil. On Palm Sunday, in the afternoon, a rider on a horse arrives to the...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Good Friday Procession in Rome 2017
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, April 14, 2017 - Friday, April 14, 2017
 
Once a year, Rome holds a unique impressive parade, with the participation of the POP.   The parade which takes place on Good Friday (the Friday before Easter), attracts thousands of people from all over the world.   The traditional procession is accompanied by thousands of believers who light its way with torches.   The parade stops 14 times on its way, to present the crucified march of Jesus from his death sentence to his burial.   The POP, carrying a wooden cross, holds a ceremony of short pray in every...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Explosion of the Cart 2016 - Scoppio del Carro 2017
Where: Florence, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 16, 2017 - Sunday, April 16, 2017
 
The Explosion of the Cart parade (in Italian Scoppio del Carro) is held, in Florence, every year on the Easter Sunday. This is a traditional folklore event in which the city residents set on fire pyrotechnic staff. Fireworks and detonators are carried in an ancient wagon of more than 500 years.   The wagon that is 10 meters high is dragged by a white bull decorated with flowers. The wagon moves through the city streets in a course that starts in Porta al Prato and ends in Piazza del Duomo.   The wagon is accompanied by a...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Verona Choir Competition 2017
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - Sunday, April 23, 2017
 
Verona's Choir Competition brings tens of choirs from all over the world to the city. The choirs that sing in various styles compete in four categories: 1. The choirs choose of secular music composition. 2.The organizers choose of secular music composition. 3.Popular songs 4.Jazz, Swing, Pop Blues, etc... The festival's events that last for three days are held in Teatro Nuovo hall. Every choir gets twenty minutes for its performance. The events attract thousands of enthusiastic choir lovers.
 
 
 
 
Birth of Rome Celebrations 2017
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, April 21, 2017 - Friday, April 21, 2017
 
Rome which was built by Romulus in 753 BC celebrates, yearly, on April 21st its birthday.   Aventine Hil is wrapped with torches' lights, the sky and the Tiber river is covered with colorful fireworks.   Gladiators' shows, colorful street parades and Roman feasts are part of Rome's birthday.   On this day all the museums and the city parks are open free to the public. It is recommended to make a room reservation beforehand.   Reserve now your hotel in Rome Attractive and lowest prices,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Florence (Firenze) Tango Festival 2017
Where: Florence, Italy
When:  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Monday, May 1, 2017
 
Florence (Firenze) Tango Festival is held, every year for four days, in the second half of April. The visitors can enjoy dance shows performed by couples of famous Tango dancers, present the Argentine Tango culture. During the festival’s days, lots of dance shows are held. Please check the festival’s program on its website. Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for tickets and accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.  
 
 
 
 
Venice International Spring Choir Competition 2017
Where: Venice, Italy
When:  Friday, April 28, 2017 - Tuesday, May 2, 2017
 
The unique beauty of Venice, with its canals, colorful bridges and unique buildings, creates a unique atmosphere which fits the International Choirs Competition. The competition takes place twice a year (spring & autumn) with the participation of choirs from lots of countries. The choirs compete in several categories.
 
 
 
 
Sagra di San Efisio (Feast of St. Efisio) 2016
Where: Cagliari, Italy
When:  Monday, May 1, 2017 - Thursday, May 4, 2017
 
Every year, on May 1st , the island's residents and lot of tourist celebrate the holiday of San Efisio the patron of Cagliari the capital of Sardinia. Efisio was sent to Sardinia by Diocletian the Caesar of Rome in the third century.   According to the local tradition, when he was at sea on his way to the island, he saw a giant Crosse in the sky and a God voice ordered him to be his servant.   For him it was a confirmation to the existence of God, so when he reached the island he converted his religion to Christianity...(read more)
 
 
 
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