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The 20 and 21 March Scicli (RG) Cavalcade of San Jose | Traveling Easy
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The 20 and 21 March Scicli (RG) Cavalcade of San Jose | Traveling Easy

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like every year, in March aims to Scicli, in Ragusa, a traditional festival, whose origins are lost in the mists of time: The Ride of St. Joseph, in carrying out the Saturday before the next one or the 19 March, St. Joseph's day just, as well as Father's Day.

For the ride,horses, are decorated with coats made of flowers, all over the body of the animal is therefore covered by a sort of light coat, on which many flowers are set, mostly in white and purple, in all its nuances. This wonderful fresco floral design elements of religious symbols but also the coat of arms. In addition, horses are also equipped with bells and are accompanied by horsemen in traditional costume, many of which do not rise to the rump but walking along the road of the Cavalcade of St. Joseph in the streets of Scicli.

The head of the parade was held by the figures that personify the Holy Family, greeted with bonfires,the edge of the road by people who are waiting for the procession.
The Cavalcade of San Jose, Indeed, commemorates the escape of Joseph, Mary and Jesus in Egypt. The ritual of the bonfire lit as usual throughout the night between Saturday and Sunday; Ride at the end of time will become votive during festive gathering, allowing you to cook meals, especially meat, sharing in the presence of conviviality Chiesa di San Giuseppe a Scicli.