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Ferragosto – festival in August

September 19, 2013 by Davide No Comment

If you ever have the fortunate opportunity to celebrate the August festival of “Ferragosto” while in Italy, then you are a lucky traveller indeed! Occurring on August 15th, its origins are derived from ancient Roman festivals celebrating the harvest and the end of a long period of intense agricultural labor. Today, many Italians traditionally head to the ...

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