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Ritual and fire with the Focarazza di Santa Caterina

On the night of November 24th people visiting the vicinities of Roccalbegna may encounter strange men covered in ashes fumbling with a large pole. Don’t worry it’s the Focarazza and they’re celebrating St Catherine! Continue reading

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