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rificolona

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Rificolona is a traditional holiday.
the boys of Florence go around with lamps of colored paper, created in various and eccentric forms, with a candle inside, and suspended at the top of a stick.
9th Sep 2008, 16:47  

minushabens says:

ona ona ona
ma che bella rificolona...

la piu' bella festa di firenze!

9th Sep 2008, 21:34

taniwha says:

Lovely idea. life needs all the festivals it can take.

9th Sep 2008, 22:08

mara says:

I agree

9th Sep 2008, 22:51

... e la mia l'è coi fiocchi mentre la tua l'è coi pidocchi... [quanto siamo coloriti]
;D

Certo che ormai le vendono con le lucine a batteria per non fargli prendere fòco... stanno uccidendo anche 'sta festa :(

Other infos about rificolona: Other boys with a blowpipe try to hit the "rificolona" lamps to fire them... the guys with lamp who fire are considered lucky but often they cry for having lost the toy ;D

10th Sep 2008, 11:44

Viv says:

sounds good - think I'd want to cry too!

16th Sep 2008, 17:32