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FEBRUARY

  • During the month
    In the sphere of the manifestation "Green Survey", which lasts until September, exibitions and meetings are organized at San Sebastiano al Vesuvio.

MARCH

  • 18 - San Giuseppe Vesuviano's Day
    procession to celebrate the Saint.

EASTER

  • Good Friday
    Procession of the Dead Christ and the Distressed Virgin Mary at Somma Vesuviana

  • Easter Monday
    procession of the "fujenti" at Madonna dell'Arco's Sanctuary of Sant'Anastasia

  • Easter Tuesday
    an important fair is prepared at Somma Vesuviana around Santa Maria del Pozzo

  • I° Saturday after Easter
    at Somma Vesuviana, procession of the "Sabato dei Fuochi", which reaches the Mt. Somma's top

APRIL

  • 6 - Livestock and goods fair
    at Somma Vesuviana , one of the most flourishing activity in the vesuvian area

  • 29 - Mountain Feast
    at Somma Vesuviana, until the 3th May, celebrated in honour of "Madonna del Castello" and of Mt. Somma and called also "Devotion Feast". Of probable pagan origin, it starts with the "Sabato dei Fuochi" (with fire-works on the Mt. Somma sides and around the Sanctuary). Then, the manifestation winds in several meeting occasions with processions from others vesuvian town, accompanied by artistic groups made up of dancers, players and chorister, called "paranze".
     

MAY

  • I° Saturday of the month
    the old beautiful and exciting feast of the "Three Cross" at S.Maria a Castello and Somma Vesuviana

  • 8
    at Ottaviano, San Michele Arcangelo' Day with angel flight in Piazza Annunziata.

  • 8
    at Pompei, Madonna del Rosario's Day, which draws pilgrims from each place of Campania and Italy.

  • 8 days before Corpus Christi
    in Torre del Greco, the Feast of the Four Altars, with gigantic baroque sets elevated in the town streets.
     

JUNE

  • During the month
    the Apricot Feast at Boscotrecase, Sant'Anastasia , Somma Vesuviana with the oeno-gastronomical manifestation Vesuvius Greedy.

  • 27 - Feast of the Four Altars
    in Torre del Greco, which celebrates the four arts: painting, sculpture, architecture and music

  • 27 - Meeting of the Craftmanship Herculanese
    in Ercolano

  • 27- Green Survey
    at San Sebastiano al Vesuvio

  • 27 - Apricot Feast
    at Boscotrecase, Sant'Anastasia, Somma Vesuviana.
     

JULY

  • During the whole month - Festival of the Vesuvian Villas
    at San Giorgio a Cremano and Torre del Greco, with theatrical and musical performance as well as exibitions and projections.

  • 16 - Madonna del Carmine's Day
    at Boscoreale

  • 16 - Madonna del Carmine's procession
    at Ottaviano

  • 25 - S. Giacomo's Day
    at Pollena Trocchia

  • 26 - S. Anna's Day
     at Boscotrecase

  • 26 - Festival of the Vesuvian Villas
     

AUGUST

  • 15 - Santa Maria a Pugliano's Day
    in Ercolano, with procession and fire-works

  • 15 - Feast of the Lucerne
    traditional feast at Somma Vesuviana, at quadriennal cadence, with traditional oil lanterns placed on wood structuresjealously preserved for ages.

     

SEPTEMBER

  • During the month - Festival of the new wine
    at Trecase.

  • 12 - Feast of the Mary's Name
    at Terzigno

  • 12 - Feast of the Mary's Coronation
    at Sant'Anastasia, with the bell tower fire at the Madonna dell'Arco Sanctuary

  • 19 - St. Gennaro Fair
    celebrated in Ercolano, Somma Vesuviana and Torre del Greco
     

OCTOBER

  • Eno-gastronomical Survey
    at Boscotrecase

  • Wine Feast
    at Boscotrecase, with tasting of local products, manifestations about the process concerning the wine bottling in the last years.
     

NOVEMBER

  • Wine Festival
    at Terzigno

DECEMBER

  • 8 - Immaculate Conception Feast
    at Terzigno and Torre del Greco with procession

  • 24 - Performance of the Living Crib
    at Sant'Anastasia, Pollena Trocchia and Somma Vesuviana
     

 

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