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Feast of Santa Candida in Ventotene

20 September 2022. Ventotene celebrates its patron saint: Santa Candida

Feast of Santa Candida in Ventotene - Lazio Italy
20 Sep 2022 Lazio -Isola di Ventotene  Children | Easter | Religious celebrations | Folklore-Traditions

On September 20th 2022 the island of Ventotene celebrates Saint Candida (Santa Candida), patron saint of the village.

For the ocasion, the traditional, colorful and extremely popular competition of paper air balloons takes place and various schools of the island compete with their own creations of different shapes, decorations and sizes.

The statue of Santa Candida is carried in procession through the streets of Ventotene. The arrival of the saint is at the port, where it is welcomed by fireworks.

For more information:
Municipality of Ventotene
Tel.  +39 0771 85014

(photo from the website of Ventotene Municipality)

Ventotene is an island part of Lazio region.
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