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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 celebrations in Barga

25th April celebrations in Barga

This morning in Barga was held the annual 25th April celebrations to commemorate the liberation of the country by Allied troops in the Second World War. A wreath was laid at Sommocolonia at the Monumento Monticino and in Barga at the Fosso with the ever present Alpini in attendance. There followed an official ceremony at […]

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Un 25 aprile a Sommocolonia con passeggiata e degustazione di vini e formaggi locali

Un 25 aprile a Sommocolonia con passeggiata e degustazione di vini e formaggi locali

Un 25 aprile diverso con due iniziative che quest’anno venivano proposte per la prima volta, ma che c’è da sperare vengano ripetute ed ampliate anche negli anni a venire. Si parla ovviamente del 25 aprile a Sommocolonia dove i Lake Angels avevano organizzato per oggi una degustazione di vini e formaggi locali e dove per […]

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25th April – Liberation day

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 […]