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Macedonia wedding festival Susan Wright Photographer

European Festivals 2018

I had the wonderful opportunity last year to travel across Europe to document 3 of the 9 festivals published in this year’s  New York Times feature; ‘Celebrate 9 European Festivals worth travelling for’.  

The Jasmine Festival in Grasse, France, The Wedding Festival in Galicnik, Macedonia and The International Truffle Festival in Alba, Italy. Continue reading.

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.

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.