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August 2020

Spelonga (Marche): A Beautiful Party

August 1 - August 30
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An event every 3 years that begins at 12:00 am on day 1 of August, repeating indefinitely

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Every three years the wonderful town of Spelonga in the le Marche region hosts a town wide celebration known as la Festa Bella (the Beautiful Party) for the entire month of August. The silhouette of a ship is recreated in the town piazza where a Turkish flag waves high up on the ship's mast in memory of the Turkish defeat in 1571. The celebration starts with a long series of bell tolls calling all the men to the town center.…

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