Category: Calabria

  • The Nativity in a tree

    nativity scene with hand-colored figures made out of wood
  • Palm Sunday in Bova (Chòra tu Vùa in Greek)

    Bova, Calabria

    Bova is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about southwest of Catanzaro and about southeast of Reggio. It is one of the Greek-Bovesian speaking villages of Bovesia, one of the two Griko-speaking areas of southern Italy. The village is inscribed into I Borghi più belli d’Italia list.

  • Easter Traditions in Calabria

    Affrontata - Polistena, Calabria

    Easter in Italy is one of the most important religious periods of the year, even more so than Christmas. And like all festivals and celebrations in Italy, there are traditions that have been passed on through generations that are still very much present today.