Palio Atmosphere: Juri Gigliotti tells us what it will be like to return in Piazza

Juri Gigliotti tells us what it will be like to return in Piazza The Palio dei Somari is finally approaching. Exceptionally, on 25th-26th September, Torrita di Siena will show the tradition of the Palio dei Somari, now in its 64th edition. The event will take place in a slightly different form to accomplish all the regulations provided for the covid-19 protocol, the Sagra di San Giuseppe Association has prepared a calendar of events that only takes place for two days and does not include the Taverns. But in the meantime, the IX Festival of the Giovani sbandieratori e tamburini (Young Flag-wavers and Drummers) will finally give the spectacle long awaited by the Torrita community. And precisely for this reason Juri Gigliotti, president of the Flag-waving and Drummers Group of Torrita

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Palio atmosphere- Luca Massai tells us about the historical parade

Palio atmosphere- Luca Massai tells us about the historical parade On the occasion of the 64th Palio dei Somari 2021, which will exceptionally take place on 25-26 September, we interviewed Luca Massai, president of Contrada Porta a Pago (name of the old district) and member of the commission that oversees the Historical Parade in the Sagra di San Giuseppe Association. We remind you that the event this year will take place in a slightly different form, in accomplishment with all the regulations provided by the covid-19 protocol. The Sagra di San Giuseppe Association has prepared a calendar of events that only takes place for two days and does not include the development of the Taverns. Precisely for this reason, we thought it was important to hear the voice of Luca

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Gran Fondo New York Torrita di Siena-Montepulciano October 17th, 2021

The Gran Fondo New York stops again in Torrita di Siena in 2021 Gran Fondo New York (GFNY) is the world’s largest cycling marathon brand that organizes races all over the world. The Italian stage, as in 2019, will be in Torrita di Siena and Montepulciano also in 2021, between the beauty of the Valdichiana Senese and its iconic Tuscan landscapes. This year the added value of the race will be the period: autumn. Due to covid-19 restrictions, the GFNY has moved the spring appointment to autumn which is the best season for those who love cycling. In this time of the year, nature offers magnificent spectacles of nature, the woods are tinged with orange, yellow and red, admiring them on a bike is a privileged opportunity.   The 2021

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What remains of 2021 Palio dei Somari and why see it in 2022 must be in the “to do list”

The 2021 edition of the Palio dei Somari leaves us five things that are nothing more than five reasons to come and see it live as soon as possible Another edition of the Palio dei Somari in Torrita di Siena has gone, it was exactly the 64th. With the victory of the district of Porta Nova, which was the first to cross the finish line of the Gioco del Pallone, winning the race for the 12th time, a special edition of the historic Torritese Palio closes. This was certainly a special edition due to the completely extraordinary date: the Palio infact must be held on the Sunday following March 19th, St. Joseph’s day, to which the event or “festival” is dedicated as its original name wants; moreover, it also was

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