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Palio dei Rioni: Race musicians and flag bearers, new award is called “Honor et musicae vexillo.”

Palio dei Rioni: Race musicians and flag bearers, new award is called “Honor et musicae vexillo.”

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We, with the Race musicians and flag bearers, scheduled for tomorrow night, Saturday, June 9, opens the hottest and colorful Castiglion Fiorentino. It’s the week of the Palio dei Rioni, the manifestation of chivalry established in honor of Our Lady of Rivaio and is held every third Sunday of the month June. This year the event takes place Sunday, June 16 folk. Two pieces of news for the Race of Musicians and flag-waving. First, the Pro Loco instituted a new prize for the winning district. It’s called “Honor et musicae vexillo” banner created by the artist Giuseppe Dorgioni, and was shown by representatives of the tourist office this morning, during a press conference. The other concerns the creation of the album of the figurines, which by the end of June and December will be on sale for all fans and not rionali. Many photos will be taken on the day of the Palio. But let’s get to the event on Saturday. The program includes at 20.45 hangout out of the Porta Fiorentina terzieri then go up along the course Italy. Piazza del Comune, the magical location for the challenge. And may the best win!

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