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The Palio of Siena and its Passion and Tradition


Last week, the organizers of The Palio, Siena’s famous horse race, declined an invitation to appear in a parade for Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday, basically saying the parade might misrepresent the prestige of the historical and traditional event.

I recently wrote about the Palio on my blog to explain the passion and tradition that the Senese have for the race. Below is the post, edited for space.

Mauro Faleri was 18 years old the first time he participated in the “Passegiata storica,” the ceremony before the start of The Palio, the historic horse race held twice a year read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com


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