Easter 2016 - Easter Bread Arches in San Biagio Platani AG
The origins of this traditional and religious festival date back to the seventeenth century. Contrast between the devotion to Our Lady, "I Madunnara", and the risen Christ, "I Signurara". For many months, the population of San Biagio, divided into two teams is engaged in setting and processing of these compositions and ferla rods that form the scaffolding to the magnificent decorations of citrus, bay leaves and especially bread in various shapes and sizes. This outdoor exhibit is made of two branches of the main street Umberto I, which has as its center the Mother Church, which is the place of encounter between the risen Christ and the Virgin Mary carried in procession on Easter Sunday by the respective brotherhoods.
Arriving in the country will be fascinated by the vision of true works of art of bread, pasta and cereals colorful mosaics, stunning reproductions of majestic sculptures.