For over 30 years, the last Sunday of February in the historic city of Taggia, concludes the feast of St. Benedict with a great display of historical commemoration. Celebrations San Benedetto a costume party the an most important Italy. The inhabitants of Taggia wear medieval costumes and become actors acting out episodes of daily life in settings that evoke moments of life lived fully the seventeenth century. The incidents depicted are inspired by the events actually took place, drawn from the documents kept in the Historical Archives.
Celebrations “San Benedetto” a costume party the an most important Italy.
This image: Smaller participant of the historical celebration in medieval costumes (only has 40 days from birth), Taggia – Italy, 2011
Photo Taken On: February 27th, 2011