Carnival – Baccanale 2017

Carnival – Baccanale 2017

25th February and it’s carnival time in Barga. This afternoon the streets…

Carnival in Barga – restaurants full

Carnival in Barga – restaurants full

25th February and it carnival time in Barga. This afternoon the streets…

Kids carnival in Barga

Kids carnival in Barga

25th February and it carnival time in Barga. This afternoon the streets…

Per la Santa Candelora se nevica o se gragnola

Per la Santa Candelora se nevica o se gragnola

Many Italian proverbs, especially regarding the weather, are associated with this day.…

I giorni della merla – The days of the blackbird

I giorni della merla – The days of the blackbird

The last days of January are known as “days of the blackbird”…

La Befana and Befanotti

La Befana and Befanotti

Befanotti It was a bitterly cold wind all day coming down from…

La Befana arrives in Barga

La Befana arrives in Barga

La Befana The Feast of the Epiphany, celebrated January 6 with a…

Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci

Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky…

Presepe Vivente

Presepe Vivente

The Presepe Vivente is one of those traditional events which happen in…

10th Annual Torchlight procession on Vespa

10th Annual Torchlight procession on Vespa

La fiaccolata natalizia in vespa e moto per le vie di Barga…

7th annual Castagnaccio del Natale Trophy

7th annual Castagnaccio del Natale Trophy

The seventh annual Castagnaccio contest took place in Barga Vecchia this evening…

La Campana in memoria dei defunti

La Campana in memoria dei defunti

With a thin silver of the moon visible  and the planet Venus starting…

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