Tag: Palio

Momenti di Palio Siena 16 Agosto 2017

The face of the Palio of Siena is that of the emotions of those who animate it. The Peoples of Contrda are the voice and color of an event that paradoxically has little outside and much interior. I have seen and perceived in the eyes of man and woman the strength of passion and the most genuine feeling, in a word I saw the life of the Sienese souls offered to the Palio as the tuff offers compactness to the hoofs of the strongest horses Beautiful of a race. A year of preparations and hopes consumed in the joy and tension of a handful of a few days, those who preceded the race, in the photos I took, I first defined the photos of a timeless sacred rite: Il Palio di Siena.

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La Carica del drappello dei Carabinieri a cavallo Siena 16 Agosto 2017

The Charge is a whirlwind of swords between the swarms of shriekers underlined by the cry “Pastrengo!” In memory of the heroic battle of Pastrengo of April 30, 1848. Since 2009, an officer does not mount in Piazza. The return to tradition, coupled with the innovation given by the presence of a woman commander, is to represent a further tribute to the city of Siena and its wonderful celebration, further strengthening the extraordinary bond between the Weapon and the city of Palio. It is worth remembering that the carabinieri have an important part in the choreography of the day with the horse carriage in high mountain, which is cleaned in Piazza with an inspection tour that, as said, in galloping. “La Nazione”

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