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September 2020

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2020 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

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Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would make a pilgrimage to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday and would start their journey before the break of dawn. They could therefore be seen relying on lanterns, or rificolone, to light their path. Others affirm the holiday's roots are…

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September 2021

Florence: Rificolona (Lantern Festival)

September 7, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 9:00 pm on day 7 of September, repeating indefinitely

Florence Florence, Italy + Google Map
Free

Though the origin of this colorful celebration is disputed, many believe Rificolona began as a celebration on the eve of the Feast of the Madonna, the nativity of the virgin. It is said that villagers would make a pilgrimage to the city of Florence on the eve of her birthday and would start their journey before the break of dawn. They could therefore be seen relying on lanterns, or rificolone, to light their path. Others affirm the holiday's roots are…

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