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Quarantore and the ancient art of egg rolling

Quarantore and the ancient art of egg rolling

Going somewhat against the trend but judging by the amount of children visibly enjoying themselves this afternoon, it would appear that the time for digital games is over.  The backlash has begun?   Children sitting huddled over their computers or cell phones not talking with each other in the real word but instead communicating in the […]

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Quarantore a Barga con “antichi giuochi pasquali” e mercatino

Quarantore a Barga con “antichi giuochi pasquali” e mercatino

Torna a Barga l’ormai tradizionale “competizione degli antichi giuochi pasquali”, organizzata dall’associazione Per B.A.R.G.A. sotto il patrocinio del Comune per festeggiare, più o meno come un tempo, le Quarantore. La data coincide con la domenica delle Palme (1 aprile) e a partire dal pomeriggio sarà possibile sfidarsi nel  gioco del rotolino, corsa nei sacchi, corsa […]

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Ancient art of egg rolling

Ancient art of egg rolling

The ancient art of rolling decorated eggs down an incline  which was revitalised in Barga last year was re-enacted again this afternoon in Barga Giardino as part of the festivities to celebrate the Quarantore di Barga.  The event was organised by the Comune of Barga , the  association “per B.A.R.G.A.”,  the Association “la Befana”  and […]