• Short Summary

    IN THE HISTORIC TOWN OF GENZANO, 30 KILOMETRES (19 MILES) FROM ROME.A RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL MARKED?

  • Description

    IN THE HISTORIC TOWN OF GENZANO, 30 KILOMETRES (19 MILES) FROM ROME.A RELIGIOUS FESTIVAL MARKED BY THE TOWN'S STREETS BEING CARPETED IN FLOWERS, WAS HELD YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).THE FESTIVAL, KNOWN AS 'IL INFIORATA' (THE SHOWERING OF FLOWERS), HAS BEEN HELD AT GENZANO FOR THE PAST TWO HUNDRED YEARS.

    THE FESTIVAL IS DEDICATED TO THE VIRGIN MARY, AND THE FLORAL DECORATIONS DEPICT RELIGIOUS SCENES AND EVENTS.THE LAYING OF THE FLORAL CARPET, MADE OF FLOWER PETALS, IS AN ART WHICH HAS BEEN HANDED DOWN FROM FATHER TO SON IN THE TOWN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA77HQHNESCWUDGM2IMJYDQMPPA
    Media URN:
    VLVA77HQHNESCWUDGM2IMJYDQMPPA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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