Travel theme: Festive

Theme Festive for Travel theme during advent time. What should I put in? I already wrote about Prague Nativity scenes, Christmas Markets at the Old Town, Christmas Crafts Markets and Czech Christmas Ornaments. What should I write more about Christmas? I decided to go for another Festive theme. In September I was in Rome and by coincidence I saw some festival there, which looked strange and funny for me. Here are the pictures from this feast. At Piazza Venezia we met a group of strange dressed gentlemen, they had hats decorated with feathers from fowls tails, some special traditional and honorable uniform. The Mayor of Rome was also present.

Men with feathers hats

Men with feathers hats

Then we walked to Colosseum, and listened to some music we saw big group of musicians in uniformas coming around us.

"Red" musicians

“Red” musicians

And the third, soldiers with fowls tails on the hats were coming, performing music, and then dancing special and short dance (therefore I didn’t managed to make movie with it :-(), after which they left to Colosseum direction.

tails singers and dancers

Fowls tails singers and dancers

So that was my festive meeting with “fowls tails” celebration in Rome.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. isaacoomber
    Dec 31, 2012 @ 07:15:52

    Wow! Great post, i really like it..

    Reply

  2. The right mood
    Jan 01, 2013 @ 16:48:05

    Men with feathers hats are called “Bersaglieri” a corps of the Italian Army founded on 1836! In the first pics, the veterans 🙂 Love your tale!

    Reply

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