#250 I miss carnevale – 5

Carnevale di Viareggio, Lucca, Tuscany, from 1873

Burlamacco is the official maschera (lit. ‘mask’, but actually ‘character, figure’), the symbol of the event

created in 1931 by the painter Uberto Bonetti

Carnevale di Fano, Pesaro-Urbino, is the most ancient one, after the Carnevale di Venezia, celebrated for the first time in 1347

Carnevale di Ivrea, Torino, since 1808, and the famous battaglia delle arance (‘oranges battle’)

(See also “I miss Carnevale – 1 – 2 – 3 – 4”




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