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LA NOTTE DELLE STREGHE

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Night of the witches

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San Giovanni in Marignano (RN)

This celebration replaces the ancient rites once held to mark the summer solstice. For centuries it has therefore given rise to various events linked to popular beliefs and customs.

These include “Saint John’s Bonfires” as well as other propitiatory rituals that were typical of festivities to mark the start of the summer.
A collective custom on this occasion was to collect herbs that, according to popular belief, multiply their therapeutic and magical qualities if picked on the night before the feast of Saint John the Baptist.

Date: the event will be held from Jun 19, 2019 to Jun 23, 2019

Event timetable: from dusk until late night

Programme:

Five days of performances of Italian and foreign artists with street entertainment, magicians, jugglers, mimes, musicians, and fire eaters.

Walking through the streets of the town during the evenings of the event, you can enjoy the magical alchemy of the market, with its handicrafts and essences.

Entrance: free entry

Information and Booking Centre

San Giovanni in Marignano Town Council
piazza Silvagni, 12 - 47842 Sang Giovanni in Marignano (RN) - Phone: ++39 0541 828111 - Fax: ++39 0541 828182
Weekday timetable:

08.00 - 14.00

Weekend timetable:

closed

personale@marignano.net, biblio@marignano.net

By RiminiRiviera editorial staff (Jun 01, 2019)

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