From June 2 to 5 Erice will be for the third consecutive year the natural theater of Federicina Festival, a historical commemoration arrival in town of the King of Sicily Frederick III of Aragon and his wife Eleanor, who left a tangible sign of their presence; In fact, the Cathedral was built by the Aragonese king, where you can still see the symbol of the Aragon family.
This event is organized by the association "TraDuMari" and is sponsored by the City of Erice and EriceArte Foundation.
This event stems from the assumption that the incident actually was particularly experienced by Erice, whose evocation is the prologue to the tourist season, which officially begins on June 2 this year, with the Republic Day.
Are three hundred figures that animate the four days of the event with a series of initiatives, which will culminate Thursday, June 2nd at 11.00 at Porta Trapani, with the arrival in town, medieval town par excellence, the procession headed by the King and Queen followed by all the dignitaries.
Will be part of the procession musicians "Real Trinacria", the Group Medieval "Monte San Giuliano - Erice."
Piazza Loggia there will be a simple but impressive ceremony of delivery of the keys to the city by the mayor. The royal procession at 12:30, will reach the Balio towers, which will open the "medieval village" with dancing and flag-wavers.
At 15, however, from Porta Trapani Piazza San Giuliano, there will be a merry parade of musicians Medieval "Ensemble Luminis Music" of Castelbuono (PA) and the Jugglers "Shadow and Light" in Trapani.
In the afternoon, at piazza S. Giuliano, you can visit the "Village of giullarýa", where they are exposed ancient medieval instruments, with the performances of jugglers. The atmosphere, the visitor lives, is truly medieval sounds and melodies.
In addition, the program provides at 16 second fashion show from Porta Trapani to Balio, with the group "Buccheri Drums" (SR); will follow at 17:30 the parade of the group of musicians and flag bearers "Real Trinacria" Trapani-Erice (from the Balio Castle), while the 19, you can attend a show of medieval fire with "Shadow and Light" group.
Finally at 20.30 there will be the Convivio Regale in the castle gardens, but the entrance is allowed to those who have booked by May 31 at the secretariat Organizational TraDuMari "
But this is only the beginning of the first four days, because every day and throughout the duration of the event there will be parades of musicians and flag bearers.
The event will close June 5, starting at 12.00 with the 3rd regional meeting of the Historical Processions of Sicily. At 18.00 the grand finale with a floral tribute to the Heavenly Patroness of Erice.
PLACE OF THE EVENT
COMMENT "2016 FEDERICINA FEAST IN ERICE"
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