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Palio dei Normanni – Piazza Armerina

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Palio dei Normanni - Sicily - Italy
August Sicily -Piazza Armerina (EN)  Folklore/Traditions | Historical reenactments

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Palio dei Normanni - Sicily - Italy

From August 12 to August 14, 2021, noble ladies, knights and soldiers take part in Palio dei Normanni, the Medieval reenactment in Piazza Armerina, in Sicily. The main event of the festival is “Quintana”, a Medieval joust with the historic districts of the town.

Medieval celebration in memory of the Holy War against Muslims, which led to liberation of the city. At the historic commemoration take part more than 600 minor players of the FIGS (Federazione Italiana Giochi Storici).

There are horse race, parades of wonderful traditional clothes, medieval celebrations, dance and music.

Palio dei Normanni - Sicily - Italy

Photos: website of the event

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