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25th April, Festa at Sommocolonia

25th April, Festa at Sommocolonia

The 25th April is the day that Italy commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War.

The celebrations for the 25th April took place not just in Barga (article here) but also included for the seventh year running, “the liberation walk” up to Sommocolonia via the old mule track.   Once again, a  huge participation this year with people almost queing up at one point to go up the track.   […]

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The liberation walk to Sommocolonia

The liberation walk to Sommocolonia

with some members of the Aristodemo's once again providing the sound track for the day

The celebrations for the 25th April took place not just in Barga (article here) but also included for the seventh year running, “the liberation walk” up to Sommocolonia via the old mule track.   A huge participation this year with people almost queing up at one point to go up the track. A fine day with […]

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25th April – Liberation day in Barga

25th April – Liberation day in Barga

The 25th April is the day that Italy commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War.

Today in Barga was held the 72nd annual 25th April celebrations to commemorate the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. The holiday is meant to honour all those who died during the war, from soldiers fighting overseas to civilian victims of Allied bombings and atrocities committed during Nazi Germany’s bitter retreat […]

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Lake Angels – Degustazione Vini e Formaggi in Sommocolonia

Lake Angels – Degustazione Vini e Formaggi in Sommocolonia

The ever present Lake Angels in Barga are starting to make themselves known and felt outside the walls of the city. On the 25th April they have organised an event in Sommocolonia, the small village overlooking the city. As you can hear in the interview recorded today with Mario Milano, the spokesman for the group, […]

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25th April – Liberation Day

The 25th April is the day that Italy  commemorates the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. The holiday is meant to honour all those who died during the war, from soldiers fighting overseas to civilian victims of Allied bombings and atrocities committed during Nazi Germany’s bitter retreat from its […]