Enna

Enna, Sicily

Sicilian men can wear incredible outfits in religious processions. This procession takes place in Enna in the middle of the summer. August 2008. Les Siciliens peuvent porter des tenues incroyables dans les processions religieuses. Cette procession a lieu à Enna au milieu de l’été. Août 2008.

Palerme

Palermo, Italy

The Santa Rosalia festival in July has become increasingly popular in the past years as it is used as a political antimafia symbol. Saint Rosalia is said to have saved the city from a plague epidemic. July 2008. La fête de Sainte Rosalie en juillet est de plus en plus populaire ces dernières années car…

Enna

Enna, Sicily

Every year the celebration of the Madonna of the Visitation, the patron saint of the city of Enna, takes place in the summer. More than one hundred barefoot men carry the heavy statue of the Virgin. July 2008. Chaque année a lieu durant l’été la fête de la Madone de la Visitation, sainte patronne de…

Catania

Catania, Sicily

Fishermen sell their daily catch on the market in Catania. The city is rather dirty and looks poor while it has one of the most dynamic economies in the whole of Southern Italy. July 2008. Des pêcheurs vendent leurs prises du jour sur le marché de Catane. La ville est plutôt sale et a l’air pauvre…

Palermo, Italy

This religious celebration in honor of Saint Rosalie, called the festino, is held each year mid-July. In the evening of July 15, a sacred procession with the reliquary of the Saint (kept in Palermo’s cathedral) goes down Corso Vittorio Emmanuele, preceded by the banners of many pious societies. July 2008. Cette fête religieuse en l’honneur…

Enna, Sicily

At the end of July, there is a big procession in the city of Enna, in the center of Sicily. Men walking barefoot carry the statue of the patron saints while girls in white watch at the street side. August 2008. Fin juillet, il y a une grande procession dans la ville d’Enna au centre…