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Festa di Santa Rosalia (Festival) 2018
Where: Palermo, Italy
When:  Sunday, July 15, 2018 - Sunday, July 15, 2018
Every year, in the first half of July, a solemn festival brings Palermo's residents five days of joy and enthusiasm. The main purpose of the festival is to thank and worship the Palermo's patron, Santa Rosalia. According to local faith, in 1694 she saved the city's residents from a dreadful plague. The festival is known as the last of the Europian "Baroque" festivals. Various festive events, dance, shows and music that is heard all around are held. In addition, a parade leaded by a giant iron made triumphal chariot...(read more)