And the winner is…..

Del Verziere! Del Verziere! Del Verziere! Del Verziere!  Although I'm sure the news has gone global by now, our rione, Del Verziere has won the 2009 Palio della Santa Spina. The winner was announced Saturday night,  the piazza erupted and the party went on all night long. Sunday we all dressed up yet again and…

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Donazione Update: Il Bando

Last night was the “Bando”.  Three short plays are performed, one for each rione, and it’s tradition to make fun of the other riones. These are bawdy, comedic skits where last night we saw our friend Giusipina beat up another lady with a rubber chicken, the Del Verziere tavern was accused of adding peepee to…

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