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Photographs of traditional annual events in Florence.

Rificolona

Rificolona

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The rificolona, or festival of the paper lanterns, takes place every year on the evening of September 7, on the eve of the Virgin Mary's nativity and religious celebrations in Piazza SS. Annunziata.

Cavalcade of the Three Kings - Epiphany in Florence

Cavalcade of the Three Kings - Epiphany in Florence

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Enjoy the Epiphany in Florence by going to watch the Calvalcade of the Three Kings as they arrive in the city to bring gifts to baby Jesus. From Palazzo Pitti, the parade in historical costumes winds its way to Piazza della Signoria before heading to Piazza del Duomo where the Holy family waits for their arrival.

Easter

Easter

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The "Scoppio del carro" or Explosion of the Cart and the "volo della colombina", flight of the dove, are Florence's special Easter rituals held in Piazza del Duomo.

Multi-ethnic Carnival

Multi-ethnic Carnival

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Different peoples, different cultures. Carnival time is a time when all can celebrate together.

Carro matto da Rufina

Carro matto da Rufina

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The arrival of the Carro Matto in Florence from Rufina, a town to the east of Florence. This is a long-standing tradition, where the "new" wine is still presented to the Florentine Signoria.

San Giovanni Feast Day

San Giovanni Feast Day

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Feast day celebrations for Florence's patron saint, San Giovanni (Saint John) on June 24.

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