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Festa di Santa Rosalia

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Festa di Santa Rosalia

We will be in Palermo the weekend of the feast of Palermo's patron saint. What day are the best festivities/processions? Is it the 14th or 15th of July? Various websites list either.

Any tips on how to best partake of the festivities would be appreciated. Many thanks!

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1. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Hi. The big feast i(procession/fireworks) is the 14th night. The procession go all along via Vittorio Emanuele, a long straight street in the old center, and ends up at the seaside (Foro Italico) around midnight, just follow the crowds.

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Here’s the programma for the religious events for Il festino 2013 -

…palermo.it/santa%20rosalia%202012/rosalia%2…

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Thanks for those two helpful posts! Do let me know if you have any recommendations of what's an interesting way to photograph the procession and the religious events surrounding the feast. Many thanks!

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4. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Prego ecclusiastics,

Perhaps photographing from above from a hotel along the route!

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5. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Centrale Palace Hotel, hotel Palazzo Sitano, hotel Regina, Quintocanto are all good options along the route, right on via Vittorio Emanuele, the main street involved.

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6. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

are there any Festa's in October 2013 in or near Palermo

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7. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Hi V,

There's not much in October -

There's the Festival di Morgana a Palermo.

http://www.festivaldimorgana.it/2012/

And the Festa della Madonna del Lume a Porticello on the first Sunday in October.

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8. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Thank You V

will be in touch, many more questions, but just had eye surgery and I should not be on the computer, but in 2 months I arrive in Naples to Sorrecto and then to Torchiara to stay with the familia, would you believe

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9. Re: Festa di Santa Rosalia

Yes, I would believe vngonz - You have a guardian angel! :-)

Speedy recovery from your eye surgery!

All the best!

Vagabonda

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