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Festa della Bruna 2017

The city is in trepidation for 628esima edition of the festival in honor of SS Maria della Bruna, the 2 July. There are many traditions associated with Matera, Many over the years have changed or even disappeared, but the party in honor of His Lady remained and is the longest day of Matera.

To know the history of the festival in honor of Maria SS della Bruna follow the following page The Patron Saint.

The festival in honor of Maria SS della Bruna is not only the 2 July, as is the case for several years now have many accompanying events before and after the celebration. The following is the proposed program the most excited moments and felt the party, at the bottom you can see the complete program.

Friday 16 June 2017
ore 20.30 – St. Francis of Assisi
Musical "I was expecting…”

Monday 21 June 2017
ore 18.30 – Vico New Homes / Via Ridola
Inauguration Newsstand Votive
ore 20.30 – Piazza S. Francis of Assisi
Big Band Concert of the Conservatory E. R. Duni in Matera

Friday 23 June 2017
ore 19.30 – St. Francis of Assisi
The beginning of the Solemn Novena and procession of the Holy Image of Mary. Bruna
ore 21.30 – Piazzetta's Triumphal Chariot
Blessing imparted by S.It is. Mons. Antonio Giuseppe Caiazzo's Triumphal Chariot
ore 22.30 – Piazzetta's Triumphal Chariot

Sunday 25 June 2017
ore 21:00 – Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Concert Ensemble music of the Comprehensive Class "P. Minozzi – N. Party” Matera

Thursday 29 June 2017
ore 19.30 – Piazzetta Don Luigi Sturzo (St. Paul's Church)
Gathering of Knights with procession: Via Nazionale, Via Annunziatella, Via XX Settembre, Via Lucana, Via Roma, to follow Via XX Settembre until crossing Via Kittens
ore 21.00 – Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Turning Illuminations, with lights and sounds

Saturday 1 July 2017
ore 10.00 – Via Don L. Sturzo (Church of S. Paolo)
Gathering of Knights and parade through the city streets
ore 13.00 – Municipal House
ore 18.00 – Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Home Sacred Image of the Child Jesus and transfer to Piazza S. Francis of Assisi

Sunday 2 July 2017
ore 4.30 – Basilica Cathedral
Procession of pastors with the Framework of Maria SS. Bruna. Stop at St. Francis of Assisi celebration of Holy Mass. At the end: Diana with throwing bombs from Murgia Timone. Route: Via San Francesco, Via Ridola, Vico New Homes (pause for prayer), Via E. Duni, Via Lucana (pause for prayer), Via Ridola, Via Casalnuovo to the junction of Via B. Buozzi, Via Buozzi, Piazza San Pietro Caveoso (pause for prayer), Via Madonna of the Virtues (Door Gun), Via S. Antonio Abate, Via D’Addozio (St. Augustine Church- pause for prayer), Via Santo Stefano, Via Cererie (Immaculate Conception Church- pause for prayer), Piazza Marconi, Via Annunziatella (Madonnina- pause for prayer) – Via XX Settembre
ore 8.15 Via Nazionale at Q8
Gathering the group of Knights and starting to withdraw the bugler.
ore 8.30 – Via Caravelli
Gathering of Knights squad to take a Deputy General
ore 9.00 – Church St. Francis of Paola
Celebration of Holy Mass
ore 9.00 – Palazzo Lanfranchi
Dressing-General of the Knights
ore 10.20 – Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Arrival of the first group of the Knights and the General.
ore 11.00 – Basilica Cathedral
Solemn Mass
ore 12.30 – Basilica Cathedral
Transfer of the sacred image of Our Lady. Bruna, the Basilica Cathedral to the Church of Maria SS. Annunziata (Rione Piccianello)
ore 17.00 – Maria SS. Annunziata
Celebration of Holy Mass
ore 19.30
Solemn Procession of Mary. Della Bruna on Triumphal Chariot, S.It is chaired by. Mons. Antonio Giuseppe CAIAZZO.
ore 22.00 – Piazza Duomo
Ritual of the "Three laps of the triumphal chariot” and repose of the sacred image of Our Lady. Bruna
ore 22.30 – Piazza Vittorio Veneto
Delivery of Triumphal Chariot to people for ritual "Strazzo”
00.30 – Murgia Timone

Sunday 9 July 2017
ore 19.00 – Basilica Cathedral
Eucharistic celebration
ore 20.00
Procession of the Holy Image of Mary. Bruna through the streets of the city center
ore 23.00 – Murgia Timone

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