Holy Week

Culture
by Georgette Jupe | Tue, 04/09/2019 - 01:54
Arriving faster than you can say ‘mamma mia’ is the upcoming Palm Sunday or La Domenica delle Palme as it is called in Italian. This day is when the Christian…
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by Carol King | Sun, 03/20/2016 - 14:38
Carol King selects some of the most popular Easter celebrations in Italy. Italy is famous for its spectacular celebrations surrounding Pasqua (Easter) as…
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by ITALY | Mon, 03/30/2015 - 11:28
The Holy Week in Sardinia is characterised by traditional processions and ancient rituals taking place in various towns and cities around the island. Both…
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by Katia Amore | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:40
The Holy Week traditions in Sicily are an incredible combination of religious festivals with archaic celebrations of the rebirth of nature, of spring over…
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by Elizabeth Ganl… | Mon, 04/02/2012 - 05:29
Easter is a wonderful time to explore Italy. Perhaps the most important holiday of all, Easter (Pasqua) is celebrated for a full week, with rites starting on…
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by Nick Hankins | Thu, 03/20/2008 - 04:20
At Easter, the city of Sulmona in the Abruzzo bears witness to a solemn yet spectacularly joyous ritualRemote and hidden away, a couple of hours from Rome yet…