Matera 2019

2nd July - Matera, it is one of the most ancient and passionate festivals of Marian devotion in Italy.

The longest day

At 6:15 am

Procession of the “Shepherds”
leaving from Via San Francesco

At 9 am
Dressing of the General of the Knights
at Palazzo Lanfranchi – Via Ridola

At 12:30 pm
At the Church of San Francesco D’Assisi
The statue of the Virgin Maria SS. Della Bruna will be escorted to the Church of Maria SS.
Annunziata (suburb of Piccianello)

At 8 pm
Solemn procession of Maria SS.
Della Bruna on the Triumphal Chariot leaving from the suburb of “Piccianello” to Piazza San Francesco d'Assisi where the chariot will make the ritual “Three circuits”

At 10:30 pm
Delivery of the triumphal Chariot to the people from Matera for the “STRAZZO” (Assault and destruction of the Chart) in Piazza Vittorio Veneto.

At Midnight
Firework Display
at Murgia Timone

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