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Alba (Cuneo), Italy - october 7, 2012: With the start of the truffle fair in Alba (Cuneo), has been held for more than 50 years, the donkey race.
A real properia race within a race circuit in which batteries of donkeys, for the coveted drape the Palio.
The suburbs of the city partecipabo are nine, the winner of the prize last year does not participate in the competition.
Before the race, the highlight of the fair, there is a parade through the streets of the various groups of flag-wavers and villages in medieval costume ..
That will come one at a time in the field to end their parade, recalling the events every year that marked the past of the city of sunrise.
Outside the exhibition continues the precious white truffle esteemed by all parts of the world, in conjunction with exhibitions and other events.