They start to turn on the lights for the party in honor of SS Maria della Bruna, patroness of the city of Matera, come to 627th edition. Many news and events related to the celebration of Holy patron to follow with participation to live the longest day of Matera.
The reopening of the cathedral, in March (Reopening Cathedral of Matera) It has helped to bring the party to its origins. Here are the news of the Brown party 2016:
• The papier-mache tank, this year made by the artist Michelangelo Pentasuglia, after well 13 years after the closure of the cathedral, will return to do the traditional three rounds in Cathedral Square.
• The procession of the shepherds, as well as last year, back in ancient Sassi with departure at 4.30.
• Thursday 30 June will hold a prayer vigil with catechesis S.It is. Mons. A. Caiazzo all’open in the square outside the church of St. Francis of Assisi by 21.00 all 24.00.
• The illuminations will be switched on Wednesday 29 June and arranged for a kilometer. In the central square, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, are provided two towers with different color compositions temporizzate e a rhythm of music, as well as the lights of Via del Corso.
To know the history of the festival in honor of Maria SS della Bruna follow the following page The Patron Saint.