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january January 2020

Festivities and events in the month of January.
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1 January
  • Atri (TE): "Lu Sant'Antonio", traditional festival
  • Pettorano sul Gizio (AQ): "Serenata di capodanno" (New year's Serenade) with music and songs along the streets

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5 January
  • Rivisondoli (AQ): Living crib with hundreds of characters in costume

6 January, the Epiphany
  • Canistro (AQ): Representation of the Nativity through the village streets
  • Colonnella (TE): Living crib
  • Sant'Eufemia a Maiella (CH): Living Crib
  • Villa Celiera (PE): Living Crib

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16 January
  • Anversa degli Abruzzi (AQ): Feast of S. Marcello, with the traditional bonfires
  • Fara Filiorum Petri (CH): Traditional feast of Sant'Antonio with burning of "farchie" (enormous, specially made bundles of hay and canes) in the square, in memory of a miracle throgh which french troops were rejected
  • Gessopalena (CH): Feast of Sant'Antonio, with comic interludes about the Saint's temptations in the desert

17 January
    Sant'Antonio Abate is celebrated throughout Abruzzo, with bonfires and procession, and especially in Abbateggio(PE), Alfedena (AQ), Caramanico Terme (PE), Celano (AQ), Cermignano (TE), Civitaquana (PE), Civitella Roveto (AQ), Collelongo (AQ), Lama dei Peligni (CH), Moscufo (PE), Ofena (AQ), Opi (AQ), Ortona dei Marsi (AQ), Ovindoli (AQ), Pescocostanzo (AQ), Pizzoli (AQ), Rivisondoli (AQ), San Benedetto dei Marsi (AQ), San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore (PE), Scanno (AQ), Scontrone (AQ), Villa Santa Maria (CH), Villavallelonga (AQ)

    To the celebration of Sant'Antonio, special features are added in the following places:

  • Arsita (TE): Burlesque performance of the saint's temptations in the desert
  • Ateleta (AQ): Sausage festival
  • Cerchio (AQ): Sagra dei "granati e della porchetta"
  • Chieti (CH): Satirical performance of the temptations of Saint Antonio

18 January

19 January
  • Bisegna (AQ): Feast of San Sebastiano, with a bread procession

20 January
  • Ortona (CH): Feast of San Sebastiano
  • San Vincenzo Valle Roveto (AQ): Feast of Santa Restituta
  • Quadri (CH): Feast of San Sebastiano

21 January

22 January
  • Villalago (AQ): Feast of San Domenico

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