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Il 53° raduno nazionale dei suonatori di campane a Sansepolcro

Il 53° raduno nazionale dei suonatori di campane a Sansepolcro

Ritorna l’immancabile appuntamento annuale che vede i suonatori di campane di tutta Italia riunirsi per una due giorni di tradizione, musica e religiosità nel segno dell’antica arte del suono delle campane. Ospita quest’anno il raduno nazionale l’energico Gruppo campanari borgo Sansepolcro che, nella splendida cittadina, già di Piero della Francesca, sarà ampiamente in grado di […]

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The bells for the Immaculate Conception ring out over a white Barga

The bells for the Immaculate Conception ring out over a white Barga

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year in December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour – the so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata” and tonight was no exception. From nine o’clock until the stroke of […]

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Mezzana bell in Duomo celebrates its first two hundred years

Mezzana bell in Duomo celebrates its first two hundred years

Bell ringers of all ages from San Sepolcro, Corsagna, Perpoli, Cardoso, Chiozza, Bargecchia, Cascio and Lucca were in Barga this morning to help the Campanari  – the bell ringers of Barga celebrate the first two hundred years of the Mezzana, the middle bell of the three bells in the duomo. The smallest bell in the […]

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The bells ring out for a white Easter?

The bells ring out for a white Easter?

The bell ringers of Barga were up bright and early this morning to ring in the celebrations for Easter. The sound of their bells was heard right across the valley as people trooped up the hill to the Duomo for the Easter mass. Tradition is such an important part of this community and this morning […]

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The bells of Tiglio ring out once more

The bells of Tiglio ring out once more

The bells of Tiglio could once more be heard over the valley as today marked a distinct celebration in the small village of Tiglio as bells ringers from around the area joined in an inaugurazione of the newly restored bells and bell tower. The bell ringers, of all ages came from as far afield as […]

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Easter celebrations start in Barga

Easter celebrations start in Barga

The sound of the ancient bells in the Duomo in Barga Vecchia rang out over the city this evening as the Easter celebrations started in earnest thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Campanari of Barga who for many years been practising their art here in Barga. They can quite rightly throw out […]

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"Doppio dell’Immacolata" – the bells ring out

"Doppio dell’Immacolata"  – the bells ring out

The traditional religious festival of the Immaculate Conception, held every year on the eighth of December would not be complete in Barga without the sound of the bells in the Duomo ringing out over the city for one solid hour – the so called “Doppio dell’Immacolata” and last night was no exception. From nine o’clock […]

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The Bells of Barga – essential maintenance

Essential maintenance work was carried out this morning on one of the bells in the Duomo in Barga Vecchia. The largest of the three bells was becoming more and more difficult to swing and so technicians from the Gruppo Campanari of Barga – the bell ringers of Barga decided that the time was right for […]