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Gubbio The feast of the Ceri (59 images)

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The Festa dei Ceri takes place in Gubbio on May 15 of each year and consists in the transportation of three Ceri crowned with statues of Saints: Saint Ubaldo (patron of Gubbio), Saint George and Saint Anthony Abbot. It is one of the oldest Italian folkloric events. The Ceri are three wooden artefacts crowned by the statues of the three saints grafted vertically on as many stretchers, in the shape of "H", which allow their transport on the shoulder; their weight, including all the...
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