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Traditional rites

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Traditional rites

Tradition and folklore come together in Abruzzo in a perfect combination of spirituality, fun and culture. Every year is a succession of Christian and pagan rites, often of very ancient origin, as well as historical re-enactments and popular festivals that involve entire communities. An extraordinary heritage, waiting to be discovered.

panarda sulmona , panarda sulmona

The origin of the word Panarda is uncertain; probably it comes from the fusion of pane (bread) and lardo (bacon fat).

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Corsa degli zingari - Pacentro (Aq)

On September the eight are held in Pacentro (Aq) the celebrations of Virgin Mary of Loreto.

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organetto

Wine and specialties of the  typical local gastronomy, the delicious ham from Basciano and folklore above all.

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collemaggio-perdonanza-l'aquila

Inscribed in 2019  on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity the Celestinian forgiveness celebration was inspired by Pope Celestine V, who issued a historical ‘Bull

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san domenico

The Festival of the snake catchers or snake-charmers  is an annual festival in Cocullo, in honour of St. Dominic.

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Le tavole di San Giuseppe - Monteferrante (Ch)

The most important day in March is the one dedicated to “San Giuseppe” (19 March), which in Italy is also Father’s Day.

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Il sergentiere

The Festival commemorates an event that took place in the 14th century when the little town of Bucchianico came under threat from neighbouring Teate.

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Madonna che scappa

One of the most evocative celebrations in Abruzzo is “La Madonna che Scappa in Piazza”  in Sulmona, an amazing and elaborate centuries-old tradition occurs for the celebration of Christ’s Ressurect

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Farchie

The celebrations dedicated to Sant’Antonio Abate  (17 January) are linked to the rite of fire.

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