Ivrea Carnival

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:00
Planning a visit to Italy during the Carnival season? Here are seven celebrations not to miss! Carnival of Venice The star of Italian Carnival celebrations!…
Culture
by Michelle Fabio | Wed, 02/18/2009 - 04:07
Every year at the end of February, the small northern Italian town of Ivrea comes under fruit attack during the Battle of the Oranges. Thousands come from far…
Culture
by Carla Passino | Thu, 01/22/2009 - 04:28
Ivrea’s long Carnival starts on Twelfth night. On the Twelfth night of 200 years ago, to be precise. Some of the town’s Carnival traditions date from the…
Life + Style
by ITALY | Tue, 02/20/2007 - 05:58
Some 180 people were injured in this year's Battle of the Oranges, the high point of carnival celebration in this suburb of Turin.An estimated 120,000 people…