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"Le Passate" - feast of the Madonna del Monte, Marta

Traditional feast held each year on May 14, with characteristic floats, called Fontane, parading through the streets of Marta, drawn by children in traditional costumes accompanied by religious songs.

The feast is usually followed by Bingo and accompanied by a marketplace on the lakefront.

Copyright: Andrea Ruggirello
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