Date: typology: tradition-religion Area: Piana di Lucca District/Locality:Lucca(LU) - Italy
The event, organized by the Compagnia Balestrieri Lucca, remembers the most important celebration of the civil Feast of the ancient Republic of Lucca , celebrated uninterruptedly from 1369 to 1799 (the year of the fall of the Republic) to remember the reconquest of freedom after 40 years of domination of Pisa, thanks to the intervention of the Emperor Carlo IV.
h 11.00 Cathedral San Martino - Celebration of Holy Mess with the participation of the full Historical Parade.
h 12:00 Piazza San Martino - Re-enactment of the ancient ceremony of investiture of the new Gonfalonieri of Terziere and show of flags games.
In the afternoon, at the Compagnia Balestrieri Lucca throw camp (bulwark San Pietro) takes place the National Competition of shooting with crossbow, and performances by groups of Ancient Dance, musicians and flag-games.
FESTA DELLA LIBERTA' LUCCHESE
April 23, 2017