In Trapani as well as throughout the Diocese the patron festivals are deeply felt and are also followed by tourists, who flock to this period many of our territory.
As always, faith, tradition, devotion and folklore meet and intertwine; obviously not only processions and religious rites, but also moments of spectacle and entertainment in the rich program of festivities for the 2016 edition.
Begins Saturday, August 6 with the traditional transportation of the statue-reliquary of St. Albert, the patron saint of the city of Trapani, who will move to the Sanctuary of the historic city center, where at 21.30 we will hand over the keys from the mayor.
Sunday, August 7, the day of celebration dedicated to St. Albert will open in the historic city center at 9.30 am with the parade of a tamburistico parade by the association Wind Tramontana and in the evening at 20.45 the Holy procession , to be released from the Cathedral, where it was placed the night before to preempt the streets of the old town.
Monday, August 8 in the Cloister of San Domenico at 22.00 there will be a medieval parade with the participation of the new musicians and flag-waving group "Real Trinacria" Trapani-Erice.
From 13 August onwards, however, the festivities begin in honor of the Madonna of Trapani, which is particularly felt in our cities. Of note at 21.00 the landing of Garibaldi statue of the Madonna from the pier and in the procession will head towards the Cathedral.
Monday, August 15, the day of August, will be held before the palace Cavarretta the X Concerto "To the Patron Saints," which has now become a classic event of this period of festivities, where the band "City of Paceco", directed by maestro Claudio Maltese, he leaves for a day his repertoire of sacred music to perform light music.
On August 16, the feast of the Madonna of Trapani, from 20.45 Traditional procession of the Virgin Mary Cathedral from the streets of the historic center and midnight fireworks to finish off this edition.
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