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Daily Image – 25th July 2017

Daily Image – 25th July 2017
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RossoVinoPosse

RossoVinoPosse

after a gap of just 20plus years the RossoVinoPosse are back and making music

La piazzetta dei Gatti Randagi presenta la Réunion dei RossoVinoPosse tutti vivi e vegeti Live concert con le canzoni più significative della storica band barghigiana

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San Cristoforo procession through Barga 2017

San Cristoforo procession through Barga 2017

Hundreds of people lined the streets of Barga watching the procession

Celebrations for St Christopher the Patron Saint of Barga which started with the “San Cristoforo d’oro”awards ceremony earlier this afternoon, continued this evening to its climax with a long torchlight procession through the streets of Barga up to the Duomo.       Hundreds of people lined the streets of Barga watching the procession as […]

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San Cristoforo d’Oro 2017

San Cristoforo d’Oro 2017

The Premio San Cristoforo d’Oro – Golden St Christopher medals - named for Barga’s ancient patron, Saint Christopher, are presented each year to celebrate extraordinary contributions to the town and its people.

Il prestigioso riconoscimento voluto dall’Amministrazione Comunale, destinato alle persone che con il loro lavoro e impegno si sono distinti nel mondo, andrà nell’edizione 2017 a Giordano Bruno Guerri e all’Arciconfraternita di Misericordia di Barga.     Il San Cristoforo d’Oro andrà a Giordano Bruno Guerri per aver creduto e sostenuto la collaborazione nata tra il […]

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Daily Image – 24th July 2017

Daily Image – 24th July 2017
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Festa della Trebbiatura 2017

Festa della Trebbiatura 2017

threshing machine in action in San Pietro in Campo

The Committee at San Pietro in Campo have outdone themselves once again this year with the Festa della Trebbiatura 2017. This morning was the tractor parade through the streets of Barga (article here) This afternoon it was the turn of San Pietro in Camp to show what they could do with their  long running Festa della Trebbiatura […]

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Daily Image – 23rd July 2017

Daily Image – 23rd July 2017
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Annual tractor parade for the trebbiatura festival

Annual tractor parade for the trebbiatura festival

large crowds in Barga this morning to watch the parade of tractors for the 12th Annual steam powered grain threshing festival

The streets of Barga Giardino were alive this morning with the sound of tractors – many tractors – in fact they were in a long line stretching right through Giardino, past the cinema and down to the road as far as you could see. The annual agricultural machinery parade was progress and it brought out […]

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Saturday night – the piazzette di BARGA

Saturday night – the piazzette di BARGA

More than 70 concerts over the next 10 days in Barga Vecchia as the traditional Le piazzette di Barga once more starts the summer season.       PORTA REALE – IL BAR DEL PAOLO GAS – LA VISPA TERESA Gio Thu 13: NoOne Band (Beatles Cover Band) Ven Fri 14: Fuori Fase Sab Sat […]

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Daily Image 22nd July 2017

Daily Image 22nd July 2017
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Cena in Vignola

Cena in Vignola

dal 13 al 23 luglio dalle ore 19.30 alle 22.30

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Did Sgt Davidson leave his name inside the bell?

Did Sgt Davidson leave his name inside the bell?

Campanari - the bell ringers of Barga discover something interesting inside one of the bells

The bell ringers of Barga have all this week been making sure that the whole valley is aware that the holiday for the patron saint of Barga , St. Christopher will be shortly upon us. They have been ringing the bells every day at midday been up in the bell tower of the Duomo in Barga […]

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