Feast of Santa Candida in Ventotene
20 September. Ventotene celebrates its patron saint: Santa Candida
On September 20th, the island of Ventotene celebrates Saint Candida (Santa Candida), patron saint of the village.
For the occasion, 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.
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Tel. +39 0771 85014
(photo from the website of Ventotene Municipality)
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