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FLOWERS FESTIVAL OF SANTA ZITA


icona FLOWERS FESTIVAL OF SANTA ZITA
MOSTRA DEI FIORI E DEI DOLCI DI ...
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typology: tradition-religion, show-market
Area: Piana di Lucca
District/Locality: Lucca (LU) - Italy

Big festival in Lucca for the celebration of the anniversary of the death of Saint Zita, the Saint of flowers died April 27, 1272.
His body was preserved in basilica of San Frediano, is exposed during the day of celebration for the offers and votes.
 
From 9.00 to 20.00 flower market in Piazza Anfiteatro, and during the days of the festival, preparations of small gardens in the surrounding squares.
Tradition has it that these days are offering bouquets of daffodils and sweet vegetable cake of the tradition.
 
Santa Zita is the patron saint of housewives and maids, herself a maid at a rich family Fatinelli.

 

EXHIBITION OF FLOWERS AND SWEET IN HONOUR OF SANTA ZITA
Lucca - Amphitheater Square and ChurchSan Frediano
2017 april 23/27
from 9:00 to 20:00
free admission

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