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Brindisi - Main folk TRADITIONS

Main folk traditions in Brindisi are of lay-religious origin.
In this page, most original and important traditions are proposed.

The Procession at the sea of Saint Protectors
This traditional "Procession on the sea" takes place once a year during the first week of September in celebration of the protectors of the city of Brindisi, St. Theodore of Amasea and St. Lawrence from Brindisi.

The Adorned Horse (during Corpus Domini procession)
This unique and religious ceremony takes place during the celebration of Corpus Domini, when the Bishop, riding an adorned white horse, takes the Holy Sacrament (host) through the main streets of the City

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