Tag: traditional events in pisa

Summer has arrived with a bang in Pisa with the exceptional event “Luminara 2013”

Here we go guys, finally! Temperature is getting higher and maybe Summer is just around the corner in Italy!

As a matter of fact, here it is soon en event ready for announce the awakening of Summer: on Sunday 16th June, once again, the striking Luminara di San Ranieri will take place in Pisa and, as a tradition, will enlighten the historical centre with thousands candle lights.

Pisa will be enlightened by about 70,000 candle lights in the area

Once again Pisa celebrates its Patron Saint enlightening the whole City

Even this year, in honor of Pisa’s Patron Saint Ranieri, the famous and much-expected historical event Luminara comes back.

Since it is an ancient tradition, Luminara is celebrated by Pisa’s citizens on every 16th June night with a great illumination in the whole area around the Arno River.

Every year, about 70,000 lights are put in glasses and hung on wood frames, painted in white and positioned along the outline of palaces, bridges, churches and towers along the Arno River.

The Leaning Tower of Pisa will be enlightened with other oil lamps, which will located

The Game of the Bridge in Pisa, on June 26th 2010

On Saturday June 26th 2010, the famous Game of the Bridge will take place in Pisa starting from 5 pm. We are talking about a historical event of the “Giugno Pisano 2010”, a month rich in initiatives, events, historical celebrations in order to celebrate the ancient Pisa’s traditions.

Such an important historical re-evocation takes place in two different moments: the battle is preceded by a Historical Parade, a sort of military parade taking place along the Arno River. Subsequently, the real Battle is set on the Ponte di Mezzo, where the ancient historical enemy Pisa areas of Mezzogiorno (south of the Arno) and Tramontana (north of the river) will challenge each other in a very exciting atmosphere.

The Tramontana “troops” represent the districts of Santa Maria,