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Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci 2017

Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci 2017

The origins of this ceremony have long since been lost but probably dates back to a pagan rite to the god Mitra

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky in certain parts of Garfagnana is lit up with large fires. These are the Natalecci. Huge circular towers, often 10 to 15 metres tall and sometimes even as high as 20 metres, made up of trees and covered with branches of juniper which […]

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Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci

Gorfigliano: Palio dei Natalecci

The origins of this ceremony have long since been lost but probably dates back to a pagan rite to the god Mitra

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky in certain parts of Garfagnana is lit up with large fires. These are the Natalecci. Huge circular towers, often 10 to 15 metres tall and sometimes even as high as 20 metres, made up of trees and covered with branches of juniper which […]

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Palio dei Natalecci

Palio dei Natalecci

The origins of this ceremony have long since been lost but probably dates back to a pagan rite to the god Mitra

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky in certain parts of Garfagnana is lit up with large fires. These are the Natalecci. Huge circular towers, often 10 to 15 metres tall and sometimes even as high as 20 metres, made up of trees and covered with branches of juniper which […]

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“Siamo sicuri che tutto il mondo sia paese?” da Gorfigliano arriva la risposta di Alessandro “Popi” Ferri

“Siamo sicuri che tutto il mondo sia paese?” da Gorfigliano arriva la risposta di Alessandro “Popi” Ferri

“Siamo sicuri che tutto il mondo è paese?”, è questa la domanda che si è posto Alessandro Ferri, il “Popi”, come lo conoscono qui a Gorfigliano, operaio specializzato, rocciatore-disgaggiatore che dedica il suo tempo libero alla lettura e allo studio “delle dottrine marxiste”. Non a caso, dal 2010, è coordinatore della sezione garfagnina del Partito […]

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Natalecci of Gorfigliano Garfagnana

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky in certain parts of Garfagnana is lit up with large fires. These are the Natalecci. Huge circular towers, often 10 to 15 metres tall and sometimes even as high as 20 metres, made up of trees and covered with branches of juniper which […]

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Natalecci of Gorfigliano Garfagnana

Palio dei Natalecci; every year on the 24th December the night sky in certain parts of Garfagnana is lit up with large fires. These are the Natalecci. Huge circular towers, often 10 to 15 metres tall and sometimes even as high as 20 metres, made up of trees and covered with branches of juniper which […]