The Saint of the day has always been very important in my family, especially according to my grandma. She masters a variety of saying depending on the exact day, and also a lot of traditions related to it.For example, 17th January is Saint Antonio Abbot and there are plenty of traditions related to him. Saint..
2020 has just begun, but for us it is already a year full of important milestones. It isn’t only us that want to celebrate, rather also our friends down under and overseas! Both Lonely Planet (we talked about it some posts ago), and The New York Times, marked Le Marche, and Urbino in particular, as..
We don’t need to go back dozens and dozens of years to answer this question, as the habits of the children have changed so rapidly that even my childhood’s toys differ from the ones from today. Isabelle, my Dutch fellow blogger, has discovered a beautiful museum that can help us in answering this question: Museogiocando..
Last year we introduced you to the magic world of presepe, may it be made by wooden figures or live. We talked about it in this post: https://www.eccolemarche.eu/blog/2018/12/27/the-art-of-presepe-in-jesi-the-special-tribute-to-le-marche/ The peculiarity in Italy, and in le Marche, is that the nativity scene is not only displayed in private homes, but also as a live play in..
Some time ago, we started to introduce 2 of the 9 “Castles” of Arcevia, Caudino and Nidastore. Since Christmas season has already started, we would like to talk about another of these “castles”: Castiglioni. This hamlet gives, indeed, its best with “Presepe dei Presepi” festivals; a display of nativity scenes all around the old village…