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The Verona Carnival 2019
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Friday, March 1, 2019 - Friday, March 1, 2019
 
Once a year, on the last Friday before Lent fast (different dates) , Verona celebrates its carnival that preserves an ancient tradition of more than 470 years. The event marks the end of epidemic that killed, in 1660, many of Verona's residents in hunger and illness.   Since its end Verona's residents indicate, once a year, the end of the stuffer's period by distribution of Gnocchi to the people.   Gnocchi is a local folk food that is made of mush potatoes and flour, cut into small pieces that are cooked in...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Ivrea Carnival The Orange Fights 2019
Where: Ivrea, Italy
When:  Saturday, March 2, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
 
The traditional orange fight of Ivrea preserves an ancient tradition that started in the middle of the 19 century as an inspiration of a similar event that took place in the Middle-Ages. In the orange fight the celebrators throw juicy fresh oranges on one another.   According to the local history, in the Middle-Ages, beans were thrown by the participants in the street fights. Twice a year, the feudal lord used to donate a pot with beans to the poor tenants families.   The handout was very humiliated as the beans were...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Donkey Palio in Torrita di Siena (Palio dei Somari) 2019
Where: Torrita di Siena , Italy
When:  Sunday, March 24, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
 
Torrita di Siena, a little Middle Ages town, is located in Toscany about 80 km south east to Florence. The city holds, once a year, a donkey race (palio). The idea of this traditional event, which started in 1966, was the will of the 7,000 town’s residents that most of them work in the wood and metal industry, to celebrate and praise St. Josef who is known as the workers and carpenters patron and as a symbol to work and simplicity. Like every year, hotel rooms are in high demand with surging prices during Palio day. Therefore,...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Verona Choir Competition 2019
Where: Verona, Italy
When:  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Saturday, March 30, 2019
 
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.
 
 
 
 
Rome Marathon (Maratona di Roma) 2019
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 7, 2019 - Sunday, April 7, 2019
 
Rome Marathon – (Maratona di Roma) is held every year in start spring.   The Marathon is known as the greatest in Italy.   Thousands of runners, local and foreigners who arrive from all over the world, participate in this marathon.   The running course passes through the beautiful streets ancient monument and Rome’s historic sites.     Reserve now your hotel in Rome. Attractive and lowest prices, suited for all budgets. Confirmation of your reservation will be mailed...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Dance of the Devils in Prizzi Sicily 2019
Where: Prizzi, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 14, 2019 - Saturday, April 20, 2019
 
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...(read more)
 
 
 
 
Good Friday Procession in Rome 2019
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Friday, April 19, 2019 - Friday, April 19, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
 
Birth of Rome Celebrations 2019
Where: Roma, Italy
When:  Sunday, April 21, 2019 - Sunday, April 21, 2019
 
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)
 
 
 
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