June 24th has many traditions all around the world. It is maybe because the Saint celebrated on this day has quite a history, San Giovanni, or St. John the Baptist, or maybe because summer has officially just begun. However, we, in Le Marche, have nothing to envy to “Saint John’s fires” abroad. Our celebration is..
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You may have realized so far how tight is the bond between Le Marche and the food. Well, besides every local sagra that you can find on every summer weekend, we also have an amazing gathering with a evocative name: Magnalonga. Magna is the dialect for eat, and longa the dialect for long. You get the gist of it. The event consists..
Hydro power seems to be a very modern issue of advanced countries, but it is, however, maybe one of the first sources of energy that people began to exploit. Water mills are still a proof of that. If you are planning to come to visit Le Marche in May, you can come during the European..
So far we only talked about food or agricultural tradition, but not mentioned that from food, grain in particular, not only pasta can be made. Today we talk about the famous “hat-art” production in Montappone, in the area of Fermo. Hats in Montappone are a synonym of long tradition and enthusiastic people, such as the..
According to the Catholic Creed, Easter Sunday marks the end of a very strict time, namely Quaresima , the Lent. For the farmers in Le Marche, eating even less than they used to do was an evidence of great faith. As a consequence, Easter Sunday was a great moment of joy, happiness and..food, of course…
Kids have always cherished the snow falling quietly down and covering trees, fields and houses with its white blanket. But has it always been like that? As back as the memory of our grandparents goes, snow has always been important for nature and human beings. A long time ago, when the snow had arrived, activities..