The Fire Horse of Ripatransone, Le Marche | Le Marche another Italy | Scoop.it

From 1682 in Ripatransone, the beautiful town of the Piceno area of Le Marche, comes to life a folkloristic-pyrotechnic show, one of oldest and most singular show of Italy, the Fire Horse - Il Cavallo di Fuoco. To celebrate the date of the coronation of the "Madonna di San Giovanni" a patroness of the Town and Diocese, the Ripani the evening of "Sunday in Albis" recall an event that is much more than just fireworks,  a wooden horse is paraded around the main street and piazza in Ripatransone with fireworks and sparks flying out from the horses body and head. This exciting festival for the family, gives you the occasion to take incredible photos.