sposa bagnata sposa fortunata
On a wet and windy day and a temperature drop of at least 10 degrees- the summer appears to be over, Martina and Michele married today in the Teatro dei Differenti. Rain on a wedding day brings good luck to the bride – in fact, a reason behind this belief can be traced by referring […]
It was the surprise of the season – a wedding that was kept secret right up until the last moment – no guests, no confetti or thrown rice – just two witnesses but this morning, Roberto Conti and Federica Ghilardi were married in the centuries old Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. Congratulations from all […]
Chiara Moscardini and Scott McKenna
Over the years there have been quite a few weddings in Barga with Scottish connections – just a few can be seen here. This weekend the bells rang out of the city and once again a distinct and well known Barga name was involved in the wedding – Moscardini. Lio Moscardini has appeared on these pages […]
Kate Hammond and Henry O’Mara, both from Ireland were married this afternoon in a ceremony on the Mayor’s terrace in the centuries old Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. As you can hear in the short interview with the happy couple recorded just minutes after the ceremony, they had absolutely no connection with Barga but found their […]
Alessandra Tommasi and Fabio Nardini were married this morning in Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia. listen to ‘Wedding in barga’ on Audioboo For one of the people who regularly contributes his images to this site – the photographer Stefano Tommasi, it was a day of wedding photographs with just a bit more emotion than normal […]
the links between Scotland and Barga are as strong as ever
Kilts and umbrellas were in evidence this weekend as the centuries old bells of Barga rang out over the city to celebrate the wedding of Vivienne and John. The overcast sky which threatened rain all afternoon actually did not produce the predicted rain but instead the umbrella was used by the newly wed couple to […]
Saris, henna, drones, Italian swing and many languages
Renata Kudlacek and Vishal Kirit Shah were married yesterday in Barga in an event that mixed and matched many cultures, languages, countries and traditions. Vishal was born in Mumbai in India, Renana in Zabreh in the Czech Republic and both are resident in Berlin in Germany. The 50 guests including family and friends attending the wedding […]
Yuri Nirta and Claudia Pastorini were married this morning in Palazzo Pancrazi in Barga Vecchia.
"Sposa bagnata, sposa fortunata" - Rain on the day you get married brings good luck
Nearly one hundred guests were in Barga this afternoon for a Scottish wedding but like most Scottish weddings in this city, many of the Scots taking part has relations here in Barga. listen to ‘scottish wedding in barga’ on Audioboo As you can hear in the short audioboo above recorded as the bride and groom […]
a quiet wedding in Barga but with a lot of history attatched
Back on 2009 a short series of six videos appeared on youtube showing places and people here in Barga (article here) They were placed on the net by an American filmmaker known only by their nickname of “LuchiniMaddox1″. The text with the videos stated ” This series is dedicated in memory of my grandfather, Pietro Luchini, […]
Kevin Cambell-Mackay and Nicola Walker were joined in marriage in the Palazzo Pancrazi.
listen to ‘Scotish Wedding in Barga’ on Audioboo
Second international wedding in Barga this week.
The first one had a definite sound to it as the language spoken was from a considerable distance away as Francesco Picardi from Barga married Jee Eun Kim from Korea (article here) Translators were necessary again this afternoon, but this time for an easier language to understand as Jan Muhrer and Dagmar Becker were joined […]