festa di santa croce
373 likes. Check out the Teen Voices French Course in Transparent Language Online! Salve Jan, I’m glad you enjoyed the article and ‘La Faesta della Santa Croce’. The annual Feast of the Holy Cross and Tataratà Festival, or Festa di Santa Croce e Tataratà celebrates folklore having to do with the founding of Casteltermini. Serena, thank you so much for this informative article about the festa della santa croce. Passwort. Every year, the crucifix’s journey between S.Frediano and S.Martino is commemorated by the famous candlelit procession through the streets of Lucca. cnn.com/travel/article… via @CNNTravel, #Homeschooling your children in French, Spanish, or Latin with Transparent Language Online? Kontakte. Legend is that before the town was founded in 1629, a herder noticed that his cows congregated and knelt down at a specific spot day after day. We are looking forward to going, Children with a migration background often misdiagnosed as having an 'impairment of language acquisition' sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/…, Which languages are easiest -- and most difficult -- for native English speakers to learn? A young German couple soon arrived to take up their lodgings, and the villagers, being naturally hospitable, overcame their fears and welcomed them in the traditional manner: bottles of local wine, freshly laid eggs left on their doorstep, and other offerings. Festa di Santa Croce di Carzano Monte Isola, Carzano. Do you follow the procession or stand and watch it go by? For a first-timer it was truly magical – especially seeing so much of the old city lit by candles and torches. © 2020 Transparent Language, Inc. All Rights Reserved. During the feast, which dates back to medieval times, one of the traditions is a reenactment of a combat style utilized by the Arabs, who occupied Sicily from approximately 827 A.D. to 1091 A.D…. Annually on the fourth Sunday of May, the town of Casteltermini holds the Festa di Santa Croce e Sagra del Tataratà. per la tua risposta. I don’t know if I’m really qualified to give you a true picture, but I can share my observations of the attitudes that I have encountered in our village. For a start there were the television cameras to accommodate, with their dazzling spotlights in Piazza San Martino somewhat detracting from the beautiful facade of Il Duomo (The Cathedral) which was otherwise lit only by flaming torches. @Jo Hanny Salve Jo, I don’t live in Lucca any more, so I’m not up to date with timetables, restaurants and places. The festival, which has taken place for many centuries, is based on the culto del Volto Santo di Lucca (cult of the Holy Effigy of Lucca), a cult once widespread throughout medieval Europe. By far the most important religious and social event that takes place in Lucca is La Festa della Esaltazione della Santa Croce (The Festival of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross) which happens each year on the 13th and 14th of September. Aufrufen über. Lunigiana, you may already know, was an important stronghold for the resistance during WW2, perhaps you have read Eric Newby’s book ‘Love and War in the Appenines’? Sind Sie neu hier? This year, for the first time in ages we decided to go into Lucca on the evening of the 13th to witness the most spectacular part of the celebrations, la processione notturna a lume di candela (the nocturnal procession by candlelight) which is known as La Luminara. A moving and deeply disturbing experience. Kontakte. @marybeth Salve Marybeth, I don’t live in Lucca,and in the past I used to stay at my parents’ apartment, but I would imagine that restaurants will be open during ‘La Festa di Santa Croce’ as there are many tourists coming to see the festival. During the time of the crusades and the persecution of the Christians, many such religious relics were hidden away to avoid their destruction. Here are some other links you might be interested in: Collaboration opportunities and storytelling projects. I just returned from Italy and had the most joyous pleasure of finding myself in Lucca on the two days of the festa this year. Festa di Santa Croce Gardasee. Auguri! As with most things that we revisit after years of absence, the candlelit procession didn’t quite live up to my expectations. The procession of Santa Croce is always on the evening of the 13th of September. THANK YOU! For a first-timer it was truly magical – especially seeing so much of the old city lit by candles and torches. That understanding is that the Italian people are, by nature, molto, molto socièvole, or to use your term, ospitale. Of course these things are always more magical the first time you experience them. the locals have not had an opportunity to get to know any German people in recent years. Thanks for a great article!! Dear Bill, I’m on holiday in the U.K. at the moment, and I have very limited internet access. I struggle equally to understand how the Japanese can forgive us Americans for Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The procession is so long that by the time the head of the procession is entering S.Martino, its tail is still within S.Frediano. Grazie mille, Marybeth. Therefore, it goes without saying that the Germans were not very popular amongst the locals, to put it mildly. Evento di FESTA a 360 gradi per un Settembre frizzante, sportivo e comunitario, dove ogni età possa sentirsi protagonista. Yesterday we visited the Museo at Sant’Anna di Stazzema. Are restaurants typically open for dinner during such festivals? I have been doing my Ancestry and found that my relatives on my mother’s side were born in Bagni di Lucca. Curious,…, This past Sunday, the town Casteltermini held the Festa di Santa Croce e Sagra del Tataratà. What time to make a dinner reservation after the festival? It was very helpful. Having crossed the Mediterranean, and survived attacks by pirates, it was eventually washed up on the shore at Luni on the Tuscan coast. Thank you! I have traced some distant relatives who have invited us to the festival. It's equivalent t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…. This famous depiction of Christ on the cross is believed to have been carved out of a Lebanese cedar tree by Nicodemus, whose hand, it is said, was guided by angels. I’m always a bit cautious about over romanticizing my native land, I prefer to try and convey something more of the reality of life here in Italy, plus of course cinismo (cynicism) is a national sport for us! I just returned from Italy and had the most joyous pleasure of finding myself in Lucca on the two days of the festa this year. Small-group Tours of Sicily and Customized Sicily Travel. Forse la grammatica è più facile, sebbene per un Americano la grammatica Italiana sia impossibilamente difficile! Most of the remaining inhabitants in the villages around us are elderly, and many of them remember the war with its pain and privations. What would these new ‘invaders’ be like? It also confirmed the understanding our local frutta e verdura merchant friend, Bruno, has given us. Sprache de. Toggle navigation. I had a look on the internet but couldn’t find any information. it; en; de; Favoriten. This was taken as an indication by the Volto Santo that it preferred S.Martino, and it still resides there to this day. We had previously visited Marzabotto, leaving with similar feelings.