Ripa Bianca and The Festival of Castagnolo in Monte San Vito

The Festival of Castagnolo is the festival that takes place on the 3rd Sunday of Lent in Monte san Vito in the peasant tradition (Sega la Vecchia) to temporarily stop the sacrifices that precede Easter joining the “Monday of Carnival” with the “mid-Lent Carnival” when it was customary to meet for dance together in the main farmhouses.

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