About Italian Italian Festivals

Rome, Pantheon, Roses, Susan Wright Photographer, Rome Italy

Rome’s cascading rose petal ceremony

To behold the architectural marvel of Rome’s magnificent Pantheon, is truly something, but to experience this with a million rose petals cascading down from the centre oculus ….. well words simply can not describe! Continue reading.

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Lubriano Infiorata – spring flower festival

I’ve always wanted to participate in an Italian Infiorata (flower festival) and this past weekend I was lucky enough to experience this spectacular visual treat.

Lubriano, a small medieval village north of Rome, celebrates the Festa della Modonna del Poggio, every spring with the laying of millions of flower petals, followed by a religious procession. Continue reading.