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A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale ?

A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale ?

Cosa vuol dire? A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale e ogni occasione è buona per festeggiare. Scherzi e beffe si devono dunque accettare di buon grado. Le maschere, i coriandoli, l’atmosfera festosa e dolcetti di vario tipo sono gli elementi caratteristici del Carnevale e sono particolarmente coinvolgenti per i bambini. Con il termine vandalismo si indica […]

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Carnevale in Barga

Carnevale in Barga

Carnevale - carnival (often spelled Carnaval) the festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party

Carnival (often spelled Carnaval) is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party. People often dress up or masquerade during the celebrations, which mark an overturning of daily life. […]

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Carnevale – Kids Carnival in Barga

Carnevale – Kids Carnival in Barga

Carnevale - carnival (often spelled Carnaval) the festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party

Rio de Jardin is where it all took place this afternoon for the Carnivale 2020 specially organised for the small people of Barga. Hundreds of children turned up for the festivities on what turned out to be one of the warmest carnivals in recent history … memories of bitterly cold freezing winds at previous years […]

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Carnival – Baccanale 2018 – Restaurants full

Carnival – Baccanale 2018 – Restaurants full

Torna il BACCANALE tradizionale appuntamento Barghigiano per festeggiare il carnevale.

It’s carnival time in Barga. Most of the  restaurants in Barga Vecchia were all completely full, many of the clients in costume and as midnight gradually arrived they all filter out into the night to wend their way  towards the large tent set up on the Fosso. The Barga Baccanale 2018  was now on and all things are possible and […]

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Vandalismo o “a Carnevale ogni scherzo vale”

Vandalismo o “a Carnevale ogni scherzo vale”

probably senseless vandalism

During Carnival every joke counts. That is the literal translation of the Italian saying ‘A Carnevale ogni scherzo vale’. It means that it’s allowed to play a fun practical joke on someone during the Carnival season. From the anthropological point of view, carnival is a reversal ritual, in which social roles are reversed and norms […]

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Carnival – Baccanale 2017

Carnival – Baccanale 2017

Torna il BACCANALE tradizionale appuntamento Barghigiano per festeggiare il carnevale.

25th February and it’s carnival time in Barga. This afternoon the streets of Barga were full of masked figures running around having a very noisy good time … and most of these figures seemed to be under 1 meter 20 tall .. yep, its Carnevalino dei bambini – Carnival for small children. The streets are […]

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Kids carnival in Barga

Kids carnival in Barga

Carnevale - carnival (often spelled Carnaval) the festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party.

25th February and it carnival time in Barga. This afternoon the streets of Barga were full of masked figures running around having a very noisy good time … and most of these figures seemed to be under 1 meter 20 tall .. yep, its Carnevalino dei bambini – Carnival for small children. The streets are […]

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Carnival time – Baccanale di Barga 2015

Carnival time – Baccanale di Barga 2015

Carnival (often spelled Carnaval) is a festive season which occurs immediately before Lent; the main events are usually during February. Carnival typically involves a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus, mask and public street party. People often dress up or masquerade during the celebrations, which mark an overturning of daily life. […]

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Tempo di Carnevale anche a Castelnuovo

Tempo di Carnevale anche a Castelnuovo

Tante le maschere e le stelle filanti per la prima sfilata di carnevale a Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, una festa antica, ricca di colori e soprattutto di giovani che arrivati all’ora “X”  hanno dato il via ai festeggiamenti. La festa di carnevale, rimandata a domenica 10 febbraio dalla precedente, è stata caratterizzata dalla sfilata di tre […]

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The snow boat – a Carnevale ogni scherzo vale

The snow boat – a Carnevale ogni scherzo vale

The celebrations for carnival more or less finished this week end with parties for the children (article here) and then later on in the evening, a larger event for the adults outside on the Fosso (article here) . Fun was had by all but the cold weather meant that only the very hardy were still […]

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Al Baccanale di Barga per tornare a sorridere (almeno per un momento)

Al Baccanale di Barga per tornare a sorridere (almeno per un momento)

Abbiamo trascorso delle settimane terribili, dove ne sono successe di tutti i colori e dove c’è tanta gente che oggi voglia di festeggiare non ha. Ma in linea generale, e solamente in linea generale, fermo restando la solidarietà e la comprensione che tutti noi abbiamo per coloro che stanno affrontando in queste settimane momenti difficili, […]

 maria elena

Baccanale dei Piccoli a Rio de Jardin

Baccanale dei Piccoli a Rio de Jardin

Gran movimento questo pomeriggio al Giardino, con un’invasione di maschere e mascherine arrivate per festeggiare il carnevale a Rio de Jardin. Oggi è infatti il giorno del Baccanale – il Carnevale di Barga – e l’atmosfera si è fatta frizzante già dal primo pomeriggio con una festa tutta dedicata ai più piccoli. Come sempre, la […]

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