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Maggiolata, Part 3, Men in Tights

What would any event in Italy be without men in tights.   They are the heralds, the banner carriers, the flag throwers, the drummers, those who proceed  the ‘royalty’ of the town.      Note the hand on the hip     Whooo, progressive, Lucignano allows a woman in this group.     It is a …

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Maggiolata, Part 2, Folk Groups

Spaced in between the floats are folk groups from all over and marching bands.     This group was from Croatia.  The women had the most beautiful complexions.   I liked their scarves too.     A marching band called La Ranocchia  (The Frogs)  from near Pisa     They had Pom-pom girls too…   Then …

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